Now Hiring: Research and Knowledge Translation Manager

Full time

People with epilepsy have equitable access to education and employment, feel safe and connected in their community and no longer die from their epilepsy.

Reduce the impact of epilepsy on people’s lives.


  • Location: Surrey Hills, Melbourne. Working From Home policies currently apply and the successful applicant will receive appropriate supports and equipment to enable them to work from home
  • Exciting opportunity to join a large project to create transformational change in the services and supports available to Australian people living with epilepsy
  • Work with a diverse range of stakeholders internally and externally to support the development and implementation of a nationally integrated Information, Communication & Technology (ICT) platform.

The role

To oversee the Epilepsy Foundation’s (EF’s) Research and Knowledge translation strategy and to support EF in harnessing, developing, sharing and effectively using external and organisational data, learning and knowledge to improve services and products, current practice and future developments.

The role is also responsible for managing the national deployment of knowledge transfer programs to EF’s Service Partners and key stakeholders via a range of platformsThe successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in:

  • Knowledge translation within a health or education environment
  • Curriculum design and development for face to face and online delivery
  • Working with government departments, agencies, and stakeholders
  • Leadership positions supporting multidisciplinary work environments
  • Designing and managing projects from inception through to completion
  • Applying business acumen and commercial expertise.

How to apply:

  • View the position description here
  • Send your application, addressing the Position Competencies/Selection Criteria and covering letter to Karen Hansen:

The successful applicant must complete safety checks including: National Police Certificate, Working With Children Check and Disability Workers Exclusion Scheme “clear” rating before commencing employment.

Shortlisting will occur as applications are received and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The Epilepsy Foundation reserves the right to close this role to new applications prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

Applications must be received by 11.59 pm, Friday 4th December 2020. 

The Epilepsy Foundation is an Equal Opportunity employer and a child-safe organisation.

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