Project Manager

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 27 May 2020

Apply now Job No:510304
Area:Institute for Social Science Research
Salary (FTE):Research Professional Level 08 ($98,298.92 - $110,376.42)
Work type:Part Time - Fixed Term
Location: Other

The Institute for Social Science Research

The Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) undertakes solution focused research addressing societal challenges and is a national leader in advanced interdisciplinary social science and evidence-based policy research. ISSR researchers work with diverse academic disciplines and collaborate with government agencies and the private and not-for profit sectors to address key Australian and international public policy  questions that span the life course and require investigation of areas such as social inequality, health and well-being, education, employment, housing, social services, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander environments research and international development. The Institute leads advances in social science and evaluation methodology, and is developing new capabilities in social data science.

About This Opportunity

The primary purpose of this position is to perform overall project management tasks associated with the National Support for Child and Youth Mental Health Program Overarching Evaluation (CHYME) project.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing all contractual obligations with the CHYME evaluation
  • Providing management of financial operations, including forecasting, expenditure monitoring, financial reporting and on-going management of annual budgets
  • Managing research support staff to prepare and maintain ethics applications, data linkage requests, publication submissions and similar technical and general duties.
  • Providing guidance to academic staff in the preparation of research reports and grant applications.

This position is located at Long Pocket.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

Our Ideal Candidate

We welcome applications from individuals who are able to demonstrate extensive management expertise in a relevant field. Individuals who also possess a postgraduate qualification (or progress towards postgraduate qualifications) are highly valued, however this is not essential. 

In addition to this, suitable candidates will demonstrate:

  • Experience liaising with funders, stakeholders, the University and third parties in project context
  • Well-developed skills in research project management
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and independently
  • A high level of communication skills and demonstrated inter-personal skills

For a more detailed overview of duties and selection criteria in relation to this position, please refer to the attached Position Description.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to .

What We Can Offer

This is a part-time, 2 year fixed term position at Research Professional HEW 08.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $98,298.92 - $110,376.42, plus super of up to 17%. 

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities , salary sacrificing options, discounted private health insurance, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021 .

Position Description

 510304_Project Manager_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Simon Smith via .

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Responses to the Selection Criteria

Applications close: 27th of May, 11pm

Interviews tentatively scheduled: 5th June

Advertised:20 May 2020
Applications close:27 May 2020 (11:00 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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