Project Officer (NSW)

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Network of Alcohol and Other Drugs Agencies (NADA)

Do you want to work for a growing organisation that thrives on innovative and creative thinking?
Do you want to use your skills across a diverse range of new and established projects?

If so, we have a full time position for 12 months with the Network of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies (NADA) based in Redfern, Sydney. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic organisation and participate in its growth and development.

What is NADA?
NADA is the peak organisation for the non-government alcohol and other drug sector throughout NSW. NADA has more than 100 member agencies who offer counseling, education, residential and early intervention and prevention services. NADA provides leadership, programs and services for its members as well as strategic advice and advocacy to government on behalf of our members. The organisation currently coordinates a number of projects across a range of issues including workforce development, quality improvement, family and carers, co-morbidity and Information technology.

The Role
The successful applicant will support the development and delivery of projects and assist NADA to achieve its strategic objectives. To be considered you need:

Essential Criteria
Project management skills including planning and evaluation
Understanding of the non government drug and alcohol sector
Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong computer literacy (in particular Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
Strong analytical skills
Commitment to EEO and OH&S principles

Desirable Criteria
Appropriate tertiary qualifications
Understanding of drug treatment service delivery issues
Experience in organisational development or workforce development
Demonstrated effective consultation processes with a variety of stakeholders
Experience developing and monitoring project budgets

Applications Close: 20th June 2008

For more information please contact:
Vanessa Long on Tel: 9698 8669 or email “