Job Details - NADA

Program Manager



Located in Sydney, NSW
Full time – 38 hours per week 
Contract to 30 June 2024 with the possibility of extension, dependent on funding
Salary range from $88,762-$97,860 (depending on experience) + superannuation contribution + eligibility for salary packaging

The Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (NADA) is the peak organisation for non government alcohol and other drugs services in NSW. We advocate for, strengthen and support the sector. As a member driven peak body, NADA’s decisions and actions are informed by the experiences, knowledge and concerns of its membership.

This exciting position will play a key role in identifying and responding to NADA members' support and development needs to deliver continuing care services. It will support the continuous development of evidence informed AOD continuing care models of care and best practice. 

If you have demonstrated experience in project management, have strong analytical skills, as well as experience with continuing care service delivery, we would like to hear from you.  The successful candidate for this position will have highly organised administrative skills, possess strong written and verbal communication skills, and have the ability to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders. 

NADA aims to provide a safe and supportive work environment in which our people can enjoy challenging and rewarding careers. We offer our staff many benefits such as annual leave loading, salary packaging benefits available to not-for-profit employees, health and wellbeing activities and opportunities for regular professional development

NADA strongly encourages applications from diverse community groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as gender and sexuality diverse, people with a disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


•Provision of clinical advice in consultation with the clinical director regarding continuing care within and beyond the NGO sector 
•Representation on behalf of NADA to government and other stakeholder forums.
•Align initiatives and projects across Program Services
•Develop and work to project budgets
•Provide program and project related communication to members, funders and other stakeholders
•Develop and submit project reports as required

•Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or professional experience in the alcohol and other drug sector 
•High competency and experience in project management and/or quality improvement
•Comprehensive understanding of the non government alcohol and other drugs (or broader community services) sector, and factors that may influence service delivery, operations and capacity development for the AOD sector
•Demonstrated ability to liaise with staff and a range of stakeholders in a friendly and professional manner, and sustain working relationships
•Capacity to analyse and prepare advice, presentations, reports and general communication
•High level of computer literacy with advanced Microsoft office skills including Word, Outlook, Excel, OneDrive and Teams
•Clear, structured and focused written and verbal communication skills
•Excellent organisation and time management skills with the ability to balance competing priorities to ensure deadlines are met
•Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
•Experience with continuing care service delivery 

•Experience in using databases, and eLearning/training systems
•Understanding of workforce development

How to apply?


The Position Description can be downloaded here.
A Guide to Applying for NADA Positions can be downloaded here.

All applicants must:
-Provide a cover letter as part of their application
-Address the selection criteria, detailing how they best meet the criteria
-Provide a curriculum vitae with references. 

Contact Sarah Etter () or ph. 0412 983 335 for more information. 

Please forward all applications to with email subject heading ‘NADA Senior Project Officer application’.          

Applications close: 29 Mar 2023

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