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IT Helpdesk

  • Six month contract (potential to extend to eight months)
  • Full-time (will consider four days)
  • Great working environment with a collegiate team
  • Based at Ultimo and easily accessible by public transport

The Sax Institute is a national leader in promoting the use of research evidence in health policy. We aim to be the bridge between researchers and health decision makers, giving each the tools to work more closely together to benefit all Australians.

The position

You will be a member of the Institute’s technical support services team supporting the Institute’s internal staff. This role will act as the first point of contact for customer support and is responsible for maintaining and responding to Service Desk calls and requests. This role involves a wide variety of tasks including administering IT systems and infrastructure, providing application support and providing key assistance with the Windows 10 and Office 2016 upgrade project.

Selection criteria

Essential:

  • Experience in providing 1st and 2nd level IT technical support services
  • Good experience supporting a Microsoft environment including Active Directory, Windows 7 and Office 2013
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent service orientation and stakeholder engagement across all levels.

Desirable:

  • Any experience in ITIL enabled service desk
  • Experience in Windows 2012 server
  • Deployment of Windows 10 and Office 2016 would be an advantage.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary including salary packaging
  • Opportunity to impact health policy/program delivery.

Further details

Please refer to the position description, IT Support – Helpdesk.

To apply, please send your CV and a letter addressing the selection criteria to jobs@saxinstitute.org.au referencing the following in the subject heading: IT Support.

For any enquiries please contact Anthony Ashton on 02 9188 9538 or anthony.ashton@saxintitute.org.au.

Applications close 9 December 2016

Assistant Accountant (Maternity Leave Contract – 6 months)

  • Six month contract
  • Fixed-term maternity leave contract – 6 months, part time 0.6FTE (spread over 5 days per week)
  • Start date – Monday 23 January 2017
  • Great working environment with a collegiate team.

The Sax Institute is a national leader in promoting the use of research evidence in health policy. We aim to be the bridge between researchers and health decision makers, giving each the tools to work more closely together to benefit all Australians.

The position

This position is a “full-function” accounting role responsible for the creation of all accounting entries into our financial systems in compliance with our policies and with Accounting Standards; all monthly balance sheet account reconciliations; processing payroll for monthly and fortnightly employees. The position reports to the Financial Controller.

Selection criteria

Essential:

  • Relevant accounting qualifications such as bachelor’s degree
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills, basic to intermediate Word skills
  • Experience in processing monthly and fortnightly payroll
  • Experience in Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable transactions and processes
  • Experience in preparation of month-end journals and reconciliations
  • High level of accuracy and excellent attention to detail
  • High level of initiative and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and also work as part of a team.

Desirable:

  • Intermediate to Advanced Dynamics GP and FRx reports (Great Plains) highly regarded
  • Aussiepay experience
  • Prior experience in a not for profit organisation
  • Experience in compiling grant acquittals
  • Commenced or near completion towards CPA/CA/CIMA program.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary including salary packaging
  • Opportunity to impact health policy/program delivery.

Further details

Please refer to the position description, Assistant Accountant (Maternity Leave).

To apply, please send your CV and a letter addressing the selection criteria to jobs@saxinstitute.org.au referencing the following in the subject heading: Assistant Accountant.

For any enquiries please contact Daniel Ram on 02 9188 9523 or daniel.ram@saxintitute.org.au.

Applications close 8 December 2016

 

 

Research Officer, Synthesis Capacity

  • Professional and friendly environment
  • Full time position to 30 June 2018
  • Attractive location (close to Central station)
  • Not for profit sector.

The Sax Institute is a national leader in promoting the use of research evidence in health policy. We aim to be the bridge between researchers and health decision makers, giving each the tools to work more closely together to benefit all Australians.

The position

The Research Officer will work with the Lead, Synthesis Capacity and other members of the Investigator team to support or lead various aspects of the work plan of the Synthesis Capacity and associated projects as they evolve. There are no direct reports.

Selection criteria

Essential:

  • A Masters or equivalent experience from a relevant discipline (e.g. epidemiology, public health)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative research environment with diverse stakeholders
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the field of public health and healthcare in Australia
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in designing/conducting public health research
  • Eagerness to learn and apply innovative methods for informing complex health decision-making.

Desirable:

  • Experience in supporting dynamic simulation modelling projects
  • Understanding of/or commitment to working in a non-profit organisation
  • Experience in leading and submitting successful human research ethics application.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary including salary packaging
  • Opportunity to impact health policy/program delivery.

Further details

Please refer to the position description, Research Officer, Synthesis Capacity

To apply, please send your CV and a letter addressing the selection criteria to jobs@saxinstitute.org.au referencing the following in the subject heading: Research Officer.

For any enquiries please contact Jo-An Atkinson on 02 9188 9537 or jo-an.atkinson@saxintitute.org.au.

Applications close 16 December 2016

The Sax Institute is an Equal Opportunity employer.