Project Manager AT Chat Australia

Part Time (min. 0.8 FTE) – contract to 30 June 2020
Location – Nedlands
Generous Salary Packaging

The Independent Living Centre WA (ILC) supports all individuals, including people with disability, those who are aging, their families and carers, to live full and independent lives through the provision of allied health and assistive technology solutions.

The AT Chat Australia project objective is to build a national peer mentoring model through a co-design process, underpinned by evidence based research and design thinking. It will build on the successful co-designed peer-to-peer led assistive technology (AT) social media platform ATChatwithus. The Project is funded by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) until mid-2020. It focuses on building the capacity of an individual to make decisions and choices around AT choice and control.

We are seeking an innovative and experienced Project Manager to lead the development and implementation of a national AT peer mentoring service.  The role involves promoting AT Chat through presentations and social media and upholding the co-designed communication strategy and voice.  As a Project Manager you would drive innovation through project management, strong team leadership and build a sustainable AT Chat service model.

The Project Manager AT Chat facilitates an existing co-design process, embeds design thinking and delivers an engagement strategy locally and nationally.  It involves leading a highly successful and motivated team comprising of AT Expert users, and communications/content manager.  A research partner is building the evidence base through supporting the co-design process and the team will also grow to include AT Mentors.  The Project is to be completed on time and within budget by mid-2020 through the leadership of the Project Manager.

Our organisation is constantly evolving and this position provides an exciting opportunity to anyone considering joining our friendly and professional team.


Submit the following documentation in confidence to

  1. Provide a curriculum vitae that demonstrates your relevant work experience and suitability for the role.
  2. In no more than two pages demonstrate, with examples, how you are suitable for the role in the context of the work related requirements.
  3. ILC Application form

For the full position description and work related requirements please click on the ” Position Description ” link below.  We encourage you to contact Francine Snadden, Strategic Projects Manager on 08 9381 0663, to discuss the specifics of the position

* Please note, applications that do not comply with the application instructions will not be considered.

Only those with the right to live & work in Australia need apply.

No agency applications at this time.

Applications close 26 November 2018, 5pm WST,  all applications will be dealt with as received.

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Project Manager – AT Chat Position Description