Senior Project Officer

Sydney, Australia
$97,975 - $106,738 + 17% superannuation
19 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
26 Jun 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Work on projects supporting the design of competency framework for the Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) programs and other continuous improvement initiatives
  • Full time, fixed term contract until October 2022
  • $97,975 - $106,738 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

As the Senior Project Officer, you will work on projects supporting the design and implementation of competency framework for the Centre's professional development courses.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • provide project management and operational support to multiple workstreams
  • prepare and design reports and complex presentations
  • map out CCE course program against set competencies
  • design and presentation of high-level business planning documents
  • develop and maintain effective and productive relationships with multiple project stakeholders
  • support the mapping of key project resources required to establish and commence projects.

About you

  • experience in the higher education sector or at a complex, multi-faceted organisation
  • sound understanding and consistent application of project management competencies
  • experience project managing multiple work streams, or leading large complex projects
  • experience managing a diverse group of stakeholders on large or complex projects
  • excellent skills using Microsoft Office applications applications eg PowerPoint with a demonstrated ability to produce documents and presentations of superior design
  • accuracy, attention to detail and highly organised. Planning, analysis and communication skills together with the ability to work according to strict deadlines and manage various demands.

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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

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How to apply

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Sunday 26 June 2022 11:59 PM