Work for us

Work for us

The Organ and Tissue Authority is a small Commonwealth agency that works in close collaboration with the DonateLife network, states and territories, health clinicians and the community to achieve our purpose – to save and improve the lives of more Australians through organ and tissue donation and transplantation.

We are committed to building a positive culture and harnessing our diverse skills, experience and qualities to achieve our purpose.

Check out our APS employee census results and learn more about us by visiting About us.

Current vacancies

Assistant Director - Procurement and Program Management | Corporate team

This position, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), provides procurement and program management support across the OTA through reporting, risk management, project management, and funding related activities.

The role would suit an experienced and capable person who has had experience working in a procurement and/or grant management role. We are seeking someone who enjoys multi-tasking and managing competing and changing priorities, including providing timely and accurate advice and support to the CEO, Chief Operating Officer (COO), CFO and employees of the OTA.

This role is available full-time or part-time. Applicants are welcome to discuss any flexibility in working hours required with the contact officer.

How to apply

To apply for a position, please submit the following to recruitment@donatelife.gov.au:

  • A completed application cover sheet
  • A current copy of your CV
  • An application pitch which meets the ‘To Apply’ instructions within the position description.

Eligibility and security requirements

To be eligible for employment, applicants must be Australian citizens.

There are also restrictions on employing people who have accepted a redundancy benefit from an Australian public service (APS) agency or a non-APS Commonwealth employer within the previous 12 months. This includes any payment resulting from shortening a retention period or payment made to an SES employee under section 37 of the Public Service Act 1999.

All OTA staff must undergo a police check or a security clearance.

Successful applicants may be required to provide detailed personal information covering the past 10 years. This may include previous employment, previous addresses, financial information and other details such as overseas travel.

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