University Portfolio Management Office Analyst

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
03 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
16 Jun 2019
Ref
135/2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • OFFICE OF VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE SERVICES
  • UNIVERSITY PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT OFFICE
  • JOONDALUP CAMPUS
  • $87,200 - $97,898 (HEW 7)
  • FULL-TIME, ONGOING

Overview

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is a large multi-campus University serving communities in Western Australia and a significant cohort of international students. The University is constantly adapting to be well-positioned for new challenges and opportunities. 

The newly established University Portfolio Management Office (UPMO) supports and oversees the delivery of large-scale (e.g. University-wide) strategic and or high value change projects (the University portfolio) on behalf of the University Executive and Strategic Asset Management Committee.

The Role

The University PMO Analyst is responsible for analysis and reporting on the University’s strategic project portfolio as well as reporting on the status, risk profiles and benefits of the projects within the portfolio.

The role will provide strategic and operational support by setting up regular project status reporting for senior portfolio stakeholders that include risk, issues, resource and schedule tracking, quality control and post project benefits tracking and reporting. The role will also support the development of project management methodologies and processes and ensure adherence to these.

Key Criteria

  • Previous experience in a similar role with exposure to project/PMO management
  • Experience in developing and establishing best practices and frameworks for a PMO
  • Identify, monitor and report on risks, issues, anomalies and areas of concern in the University portfolio to the UPMO lead to assist with resolution. Follow up on outstanding actions. 
  • Build effective stakeholder relationships with Project Sponsors and Managers, maintaining the integrity of reporting by challenging status reporting and raising queries.

Candidates will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full time ongoing position attracts remuneration of $87,200 - $97,898 plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our website Employment Opportunities.

Contact

Interested applicants are welcome to call Debra Long (Manager, University PMO) on 08 6304 2067 for more information.

How to Apply

Please upload your resume along with a covering letter (maximum 3 pages) demonstrating why you would be suitable for this role, addressing the key criteria listed above, with reference to the attached Position Description.

Closing Date:

Applications close on Sunday 16th June 2019 at 11:30 pm AWST.

PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE THIS IS AN ONGOING POSITION, APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE EITHER PERMANENT RESIDENCY OR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP.

ECU is diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address under representation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds.