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Project Manager- Body Esteem Program

Project Manager – BEP

An exciting part-time or full-time opportunity with competitive salary and not-for-profit salary packaging.

About the Company

Womens Health & Family Services (WHFS) specialises in women’s health issues and family support, providing medical, counselling, alcohol and other drug, mental health, domestic violence, and other health and well-being programs for women and their families. WHFS services are open to all West Australian women and their families.

About the Role

WHFS’ Body Esteem Program (BEP) is a specialist eating disorders program which aims to support and assist women experiencing an eating disorder, inclusive of Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating Disorder. The program operates through a 20-week recovery-focused group based on the self-help model of care. The Project Manager will lead, plan, and implement the project for BEP’s expansion of service to include young people and males.

Reporting to, and working alongside the Coordinator and the General Manager, your role is to lead and manage the project plan, ensuring all key milestones and deadlines are delivered. You will also assist with leading the co-design and development of pilot programmes as relevant to funding objectives.

This role will be a part-time position of 25 hrs per week working out of our Head Office in Northbridge and other WHFS locations as required, with flexibility on the operating hours.   

This position is fixed-term for 6 months with the possibility of extension.

Job Requirements

To be successful in this role you will lead and design the new service model including establishment of programme operating protocols and procedures. You will facilitate stakeholder feedback through undertaking meetings, research, surveys, and consolidate sector relationships with referrers. You will also review existing processes and identify and implement opportunities for improvement.

Selection Criteria

  • Qualification in relevant field or equivalent appropriate experience.
  • Experience in the Mental Health sector and/or including Youth Mental Health.
  • Experience of government and/or not for profit organisations, including relevant sector knowledge.
  • Experience in the design & implementation of services.
  • Experience in general project management, particularly health.
  • Leading or significant contribution to the development and implementation of mental health programmes.
  • Marketing and promotional experience, including social media.
  • National Police Clearance and COVID-19 vaccinations.


  • Experience and/or knowledge of Eating Disorders.
  • Experience in managing project budgets and working to tight deadlines.

How to Apply: 

Applications addressing the selection criteria above, cover letter and CV with nominated referees should be submitted to HR@whfs.org.au at your earliest convenience. This ad will be removed once the position has been filled.

For confidential discussions regarding this position please email HR@whfs.org.au.

It is the policy of WHFS that all employees undergo national criminal record screening. The cost associated with the screening is the responsibility of the employee. 

Our values drive our culture and performance through a strong focus on upholding the organisation’s vision and purpose. We celebrate and respect people’s differences and commit to providing an inclusive work environment. Applicants of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, CALD communities, disabilities, LGBTQIA+ backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Agencies are not required for this role and will not be engaged.

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