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A vibrant organisation passionate about primary health care through general practice education


NTGPE is a not-for-profit, non-government organisation that is entirely funded by the Australian Department of Health to train general practitioners in the Northern Territory. The success of NTGPE is largely determined by the quality and commitment of its people.

  • We are a vibrant organisation that is passionate about primary health care.
  • We operate on a three-year funding cycle and the current cycle ends in 2021.


NTGPE is recruiting for the following roles:

Director of People and Transformation

This position is accountable for change management, strategy, talent management, business restructuring and organisational design and development, business process re-engineering, mobility management, diversity and cross-cultural management, IR/ER and communication.

Selection Criteria

The person:

  1. Degree level qualifications in Business Management, Human Resources or related disciplines.
  2. Highly experienced at administering all HR processes within the employee life cycle.
  3. Previous experience working in a transforming organisation including change management.
  4. Experience in leading and implementing organisation structural change.
  5. Exceptional communication skills, including confidence to liaise with senior practitioners and stakeholders across the organisation.
  6. Strong collaborative leadership style and motivational ability.
  7. Experience in the NT / Regional Australia highly preferred.

You will have well-developed communication skills, including high level representational skills and well-developed writing skills.

You will be based in Darwin and be offered a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, 10% Superannuation, 6 weeks annual leave, 10 days personal leave and the option to salary sacrifice.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To apply please visit the Seek ad and click ‘Apply for this job’. You will need to provide a covering letter addressing the selection criteria, attach your CV and follow the prompts.

Applications by close of business 22 December 2021 and must include two referee contacts.


Business Support Officer

The Business Support Officer will be part of the People and Transformation team and will largely support the Director of People and Transformation. This role will predominately provide support in human resource function as well as support other business units as required.

Selection Criteria


  1. Previous administration experience within a HR environment
  2. Well-developed communication skills, including high level representational skills and well-developed writing skills appropriate to preparing briefing papers, employment contracts and formal letters
  3. Ability to manage sensitive situations while maintaining confidentiality of all parties
  4. Demonstrate computer literacy with MS Office Suite and relevant databases such as Content Manager
  5. Ability to be self-directed and work in a team environment
  6. Experience in effective office administration, accurate data entry and record keeping
  7. Demonstrated ability to work in a changing environment and ability to contribute positively toward change in a cross-cultural team environment
  8. Demonstrated ability to prioritise conflicting workloads, effectively manage time and organise the completion of tasks to meet deadlines.


  1. A diploma, or business-related qualification and/or sound experience in human resources and/or other relevant disciplines
  2. Current NT driver’s licence

Business Support Officer Job - SEEK


Registrar Liaison Officer (RLO)

There is an exciting opportunity to join the NTGPE team to act as a liaison person between the GP registrars and NTGPE. Your role will be to advocate, represent and assist GP registrars through their current training and also through the transition of the AGPT program to the Colleges. GP registrars will be able to make contact with you about a range of issues affecting their placement and in conjunction with advice from GPRA and NTGPE you will be able to offer support. The position is available for 0.1-0.2FTE (up to 7.35hours) per week, the contract is offered until 5 February 2023 and the work location can be flexible depending on your placement.

Selection Criteria

  1. Well-developed communication skills, including the ability to represent registrars nationally and liaise with NTGPE management and executive staff in a professional manner; 
  2. Conflict resolution skills; 
  3. Experience in conference planning and development of programs to enhance vocational and professional skills of registrars; 
  4. Knowledge of networks relating to increasing registrar vocational and professional knowledge, skills and practice; and 
  5. Ability to write concise reports representing a range of views. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
NTGPE offer a competitive salary and the option to salary sacrifice.

How to Apply

To apply you will need to email Dr Frances Poliniak to provide a covering letter addressing the selection criteria, attach your CV include two referee contacts.
For a confidential discussion about this job contact:

Dr Frances Poliniak 
(m) 0438 390 094

Position Description Registrar Liaison Officer


Male Cultural Educator

This position will provide advice and assistance to NTGPE and other stakeholders as needed, assist in the delivery of the cultural awareness program (CAP) to external stakeholders and undertake cultural teaching visits across the NT. The position will also provide assistance in developing materials for orientations and workshops in the Top End and Central Australian regions and equip GP registrars to work in culturally diverse environments with a focus on high quality clinical and cultural experiences that can be transferred Nationally.

The successful applicant will be offered a fixed-term contract until 26 February 2023.

How to apply

Visit the Seek Cultural Educator (male) Job in Darwin - SEEK and follow prompts. Applicants will need to provide:

  1. one document that includes a cover letter addressing the selection criteria
  2. a current CV
  3. two referee contacts

Only people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent may apply.

A position description will only be provided to shortlisted candidates.

Closing date COB 2 February 2022.

Contact person for the position:
Peter Thomsen


NTGPE is recruiting External Clinical Teaching Visitors (ECT Visitors) to work on a casual basis. We encourage GPs from Darwin, Gove, Katherine and Alice Springs to register interest with Silvia Bretta, Senior GP Registrar Program Manager, via or 08 8946 7079.

What we offer


  • Salary packaging
  • Uniforms are provided
  • Commitment to staff physical and emotional wellbeing
  • Above average superannuation scheme
  • Pleasant surroundings and newly refurbished office space
  • Ample available parking with paid permit
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development opportunities.
Where we work

NTGPE's main office is located in Building 1, Yellow Precinct in Charles Darwin University's Casuarina campus, and is surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens.


NTGPE Alice Springs office is in the East Wing, Flinders University Rural and Remote Health, 5 Skinner Street, Alice Springs.