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Clinical Strategies Lead, Clinical Programs

The Clinical Strategies Lead position is vital to the development and delivery of key national initiatives to support the DonateLife network and the broader clinical community across the donation, retrieval and transplantation system in Australia.

The role would suit a person experienced at delivering health related programs who enjoys multi-tasking and managing competing and changing priorities. This role is critical in providing timely and accurate delivery advice to support the National Manager of the Clinical Programs, employees of the Organ and Tissue Authority (OTA) and the DonateLife network to deliver the best outcomes. The OTA is looking for highly organised, energetic and dedicated people to contribute to a small yet enthusiastic team operating in a complex and demanding environment. The OTA strives to build and sustain creative, professional and committed teams of people who are keen to achieve outcomes.

This position provides high-level strategic advice, leads tangible program delivery outcomes and contributes to administrative support. This includes managing a range of projects, communications activities, secretariat support for high level expert clinical committees and fostering relationships across the donation, retrieval and transplantation sectors.

How to apply

Before submitting an application for a job with the OTA:

  • learn about who we are and what we do by visiting About us
  • familiarise yourself with the position description and selection criteria
  • ensure you meet the eligibility and security requirements
  • speak to the contact officer

When lodging an application:

  • ensure your application meets the ‘To apply’ instructions within the position description
  • include the completed Application cover sheet and your CV
  • submit your completed application via email at

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.