Project Manager

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Aug 2021

Job no:505838
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Project Management and Project Support

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated

2 x 2 year fixed-term, full-time positions available

Work with key stakeholders to lead  and manage Digital Transformation projects

The Project Managers are members of the Digital Transformation team, responsible for delivering a range of initiatives / projects and associated benefits, that enable digital transformation and growth across the University. Receiving broad direction and working with a considerable degree of autonomy, the Project Managers are responsible for the delivery ofmultip medium to large projects with significant level of complexity and tangible risk. The projects involve working across the various Faculties and Divisions of the University. 

The Project Managers have an end to end responsibility for the project lifecycle, ensuring adherence to the University’s methodologies and governance requirements, managing a broad spectrum of key stakeholders, and leading project teams. The Project Managers have a pivotal role in ensuring a high level of customer service and quality outcomes by applying best practice quality assurance methods throughout the project lifecycle.

To be successful you will need:

  • Extensive experience in the application of Project Management principles, techniques and common project delivery methodologies including Agile delivery methods (SAFe, Kanban, Scrum).
  • Knowledge of the SDLC and support environments.
  • Demonstrated, significant experience in managing and delivering a diverse range of IT projects (infrastructure, applications, digital transformation) with a focus on benefits realisation, preferably in a Higher Education environment.
  • Extensive experience in managing and delivering multiple IT projects in challenging and complex environments.
  • Demonstrated experience in contract management, negotiation and management.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 1 August 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Andrew Mazzarolo
Program Manager, Digital Solutions, ITDS

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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