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Program Officer
  • $120,109 per annum + Super
  • Full time fixed term to 31 December 2021
  • Two positions based in Geelong

About the role

Working as a part of the dynamic Health and Safety Business Unit the Program Officer supports the development and implementation of workplace mental health initiatives and projects, including development of supporting tools and resources and influencing across a number of stakeholder groups.

This role works in multi-disciplinary project teams to develop, implement, manage and evaluate projects that are designed to address complex problems to assist the Health and Safety Business Unit to deliver the Health and Safety Strategy. In this role:

  • You will be working with stakeholders groups to design programs of work
  • You will lead the development of plans, monitoring and coordinating plan implementation with other business partners
  • You will make recommendations formulated from research and analytics
  • You will be developing content, resources and support tools

Please ensure you take a look at the Position Description provided for additional information on accountabilities for this role.

About you

You are an experienced Program Officer who wants to make a difference. Your communication and organisational skills are excellent. You have a passion for what you do, are team oriented and enjoy leading and making an impact on your team and stakeholders.

  • Strong ability to undertake effective research, analyse material and develop innovative solutions to problems in a complex environment
  • Experience in the preparation of project plans, agendas, minutes, reports, briefs, meeting documentation and presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise in a professional manner with a diverse stakeholder group including senior management, employer groups, unions, external and internal stakeholders
  • Strong experience in conducting presentations, facilitating discussion and working groups and / or training sessions
  • Excellent time management, prioritisation and organisational skills and an ability to meet tight deadlines

Working with Us

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and offer flexibility to facilitate work/life balance. People who are seeking part-time or job share arrangements are encouraged to apply.

WorkSafe employees enjoy: Discounted Gym & Pool Memberships | WELL Rated Building | Group Training & Yoga Classes | Very active Social Club | Pool & Table Tennis | Sparkling Water | Discounted Prescription Eyewear | Career Opportunities and Working for your Community!

What's next?

Applications close 11:00pm Thursday 22 April 2021. Click the link to apply, and join us in making a difference to Victorian lives.

Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. You may be required to undergo a National Police Check (and/or Medical Assessment) as part of the recruitment process.

Candidate screening may take place prior to the advertisement closing, so get your application in.

For further enquiries please contact Robyn Duffield via email

About Us

At WorkSafe our passion for the wellbeing of Victorian workers brings us together. Our people come from a wide range of professions and with no two days ever being the same, diverse thinking comes naturally to us. As we build the WorkSafe of the future we're committed to delivering industry best practice to our people, our customers and the community.

Our future

Our goals are to embed in every workplace a proactive, prevention-led approach to health and safety across the state, and to provide a personalised, tailored service for every Victorian who comes into contact with WorkSafe.

Like wearing a seatbelt or putting on sunscreen, "prevention-led" thinking will become automatic every time Victorians step into the workplace. 

WorkSafe are striving to build a diverse workforce that reflects the Victorian community we serve.

Job Ref: RD000013
Submitted: 08-04-2021

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