Project Manager - Enterprise Hub (HEO 8)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 15 Nov 2021

  • Based in Chancellery and Council Services at the City West campus
  • Full-time (1.0FTE) fixed term contract to December 2023
  • Commencement Salary: $101,110 (plus 17% superannuation)

About the UniSA Enterprise Hub

The UniSA Enterprise Hub will make it even easier for businesses, industry and community groups to partner and collaborate with the University on research and business innovation projects. The initiative will see the creation of a new virtual and physical ‘front door’ for industry, government, community and not-for-profit engagement with the University. The UniSA Enterprise Hub will give a new lease on life to an iconic Adelaide landmark at 9 Light Square to create a flexible, integrated and agile space that facilitates change and innovation.

About the Role

The Project Manager will undertake strategic and operational responsibilities and establish effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to achieve project deliverables. The focus of the role is to coordinate reporting and timelines across the key work streams of the UniSA Enterprise HubTM project, monitoring risks and detailed deliverables to meet project milestones pre and post implementation.

Core Responsibilities

  • Establish strong networks and working relationships with Academic and Professional Units to identify, engage, and leverage expertise to support delivery of project outcomes
  • Research and analyse initiatives, issues and practices relating to industry engagement and the strategic objectives of the UniSA Enterprise HubTM, providing advice to ensure effective project outcomes within risk tolerances
  • Prepare high quality submissions and project status reports for project sponsors, the Enterprise Hub Steering Committee and the Enterprise Leadership team
  • Review, evaluate and communicate project outcomes to stakeholders for benefits realisation and continuous improvement
  • Provide high level executive support to committees and working groups

Essential Skills and Experience
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in a relevant field and extensive relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education
  • Strong project management skills with demonstrated experience in driving and executing concurrent projects with competing deadlines in a complex environment comparable to higher education
  • High level negotiation, interpersonal and presentation skills to communicate effectively with a range of audiences and present complex information with clarity
  • Demonstrated high-level written skills including significant experience in preparation of strategic and executive reports
  • Demonstrated financial acumen including significant experience in costing business cases, developing project budgets, and managing financial reporting

Culture and Benefits

As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

Bringing your talent to UniSA will see you rewarded with a variety of employee benefits such as:

  • Access to professional development opportunities and staff study support
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions and a variety of leave arrangements
  • Employee assistance and wellbeing programs
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees

How to Apply

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA . The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address. Please address your cover letter to Bernie Dyer, Senior Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at using job reference number 3550.

Applications close: 11.30pm Monday 15 November 2021

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.


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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

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