Digital Project Manager

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Darlington, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

  • Full time, 12 month fixed-term opportunity (with possibility of extension)

  • Key role supporting the Digital Performance team during an exciting period of growth

  • Base Salary $129,847 - $137,008 + 17% superannuation 

About the opportunity

We are in a period of exciting development within our Digital Performance team, striving to achieve an integrated uplift in website performance, optimisation, and personalisation across the University. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating an important digital project aimed at enhancing the user experience and elevating content design, in line with the University’s 2032 Strategy.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • prepare business proposals and project materials in partnership with the Head, Digital Performance, Central Project Management Office, and other key stakeholders

  • oversee and coordinate the planning, execution, and delivery of this project, ensuring key timelines are met within budget and to the satisfaction of stakeholders

  • coordinate with team members, including developers, UX designers, and content designers, to ensure project deliverables are completed on time and to the required quality

  • provide timely project reporting in relation to project financials and milestones tracking  

  • ensure optimal allocation of project budgets, people, externals vendors, operational resources, and information technology

  • guide stakeholders and project leaders, with particular focus on accurately and consistently defining project phases, objectives, work activities and tasks, timing, milestones, and deliverables

  • develop and implement project governance and reporting procedures to monitor and control progress, including project status reporting, implementation, issue and scope management and quality assurance

  • use Agile methodologies to manage project execution, including identifying and mitigating risks, facilitating daily stand-up meetings, sprint planning, and retrospectives.

About you

  • proven experience as a Digital Project Manager or equivalent within a large and multi-faceted organisation, using Agile methodologies

  • digital technology experience and understanding of the Adobe Stack (advantageous)

  • strong leadership and communication skills

  • experience reporting, managing budgets and controlling income and expenditure for a project

  • proven capability in facilitating workshops, providing effective consultation, and presenting tailored solutions

  • ability to work under pressure and manage multiple work streams simultaneously

  • experience using Agile project management tools such as Jira and Confluence

  • certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent certification is a plus.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page. 

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Kristy Fairweather, Recruitment Operations, by email to

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