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


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StTephen PincusThe NTGPE team is made up of motivated, skilled and collaborative people with a passion for GP training in the Northern Territory. Staff enjoy good working conditions and we actively promote equity and diversity and provide a flexible workplace that supports work-life balance. We have a productive and successful workplace that provides good opportunities to contribute to our mission to develop competent general practitioners and help close the gap.

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 Corporate Services

Full time

It is anticipated that the successful applicant will hold tertiary qualifications in health/education/business (or equivalent) and have experience or have demonstrated a capacity to develop in the following areas:

  • Leadership and management experience at a strategic level
  • Well-developed financial management, reporting and analysis skills
  • Risk management

This position reports to and is supervised by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and is expected to work relatively independently. The Director of Corporate Services is responsible for line management of the Accountant, Payroll & Payable Officer, ICT Support Officer, Service Desk Support Officer, and Travel & Housing Coordinator.

Position Description: Director of Corporate Services

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Human Resources Transition Manager

Full time

This position is accountable for managing all of the industrial matters relating to transition (with particular focus on redundancies) as well as providing broad‐based support to the CEO and management team on these matters. Support the organisation by managing the day‐to‐day HR activities in the areas of recruitment, employee relations, learning and development, benefits, remuneration, industrial relations, OH&S and performance management, with a particular focus on ensuring efficient and effective HR policy and procedures.


  • Providing leadership in the management of the HR function during the transition phase and establishing efficient and effective procedures and processes relating to redundancies, engagement of replacement staff, orientation and induction.
  • Supporting other HR functions as required including contract negotiation, HR policy and procedure, staff training and development.
  • Maintaining company capacity through relevant support for employees, including on and off the job;
  • In conjunction with the CEO and line managers, determine the work of employees, including position descriptions and task appraisal;
  • Draft and oversee employment contracts including negotiating conditions of employment in consultation with the CEO;
  • Monitor industrial relations and employment legislation, implementing any changes as necessary in conjunction with the Chief Executive Officer;
  • Arrange employee assistance support as needed;
  • Facilitation of employee performance management and salary reviews with the relevant line managers;
  • Contribute to organisational effectiveness while adhering to and promoting the culture and values of the organisation;
  • Assist CEO and line managers to ensure workforce capacity has the right knowledge and skills and align with organisation strategy, structures and processes;
  • Member of the OH&S committee and ensure, organisation complies with relevant legislative requirements and employee awareness of safe and healthy work practices;
  • Ensure all relevant employee documentation is collected including criminal records checks, medical registration, professional indemnity, visa, immigration and area of need documentation is obtained where relevant for medical educators and other staff and maintain HR records in accordance with relevant legislation.

Position descriptioN: Human Resources Transition Manager 

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For more information about these vacancies contact Director of Corporate Services, Jing Zhang, on 0438 912 541


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 Director of Training, Dr Bronwyn Carson, at

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Executive Assistant

I've been with NTGPE for about eight years. The organisation is supportive of flexible working arrangements, cares about work/life balance and runs a good health and wellbeing program. I've been granted the flexibility to move between new projects and departments within NTGPE.

The work we do at NTGPE is truly meaningful and I share with my colleagues a commitment to providing the best training and health care across the NT. We all put in a lot of effort to help close the gap to improve health outcomes for Indigenous people.

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.