Policy Project Manager

Policy Project Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Policy Project Manager to join our team.


  • Prepare RANZCO policy statements, submissions, reports, communication with members, briefings and correspondence;
  • Coordinate review and updating of existing clinical guidelines and position statements;
  • Respond to written and verbal enquiries from members, the public and other organisations;
  • Coordinate referral pathway development with multiple stakeholders for priority diseases;
  • Set up working group and coordinate a response on a priority issue when needed;
  • Consult Fellowship to determine need for new guidelines/standards/position statements;
  • Undertake other projects, outside the roles and responsibilities outlined above, as requested by the General Manager, Policy and Programs;
  • Coordinate engagement with external stakeholders and regulatory agencies as appropriate;
  • Assist and advise Committees in accordance with the RANZCO Strategic Plan.


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to find, analyse, synthesise and present information;
  • The ability to be proactive, use initiative and bring creative and innovative thinking concepts to organisation initiatives;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet project deadlines;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with excellent attention to detail;
  • Knowledge and understanding of how social media can be harnessed for advocacy or health promotion purposes;
  • Experience working in the government sector;
  • Experience working in a not-for-profit organisation, membership-based organisation;
  • Observe the RANZCO Values of Excellence, Respect, Integrity and Collaboration;
  • Demonstrated project management skills and experience;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and productively as a team member and also be comfortable working autonomously;
  • Demonstrated higher level computer skills;
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in either public health, communications, political and social sciences or a related discipline;
  • The capacity to develop and foster effective relationships with a broad range of people at various levels, both within and outside the organisation;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.