Project Manager, Engagement and Culture

Sydney, Australia
$129,847 Base + 17% superannuation + Leave Loading
12 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
19 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, continuing role
  • Provide project management to support the implementation of the Research Portfolio's program of engagement, communication and culture
  • $129,847 Base + 17% superannuation + Leave Loading

About the opportunity

As the Engagement and Culture Project Manager, you will provide overall project management and guidance to support implementation of a program of events, engagement, communication and other initiatives to support the key strategies and programs of work across the Research Portfolio, and the broader University. Manage and oversee projects, events and engagement organisation such as developing the project organisation structure, the project charter, workforce plans and project processes and resources required to support implementation. This role is predominantly required as an on-site position with some flexibility for hybrid working. It is expected that the incumbent will be onsite a minimum of 3 days per week and possibly co-locate with MDIs and CRFs as required.

About you

  • tertiary qualification and/or relative work experience in project management, communications, events and managing complex projects is highly desirable
  • knowledge in planning, analysis and communications with the ability to work towards strict deadlines
  • effective team player with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • ability to positively influence key stakeholders in the successful delivery of project outcomes
  • an ability to work both independently and as part of a team, taking initiative and exercising sound judgement
  • financial management experience and literacy, experience managing budgets
  • sound understanding and consistent application of project management competencies including scope, time, cost, quality, HR, communications, cost, risk, procurement and integration.

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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

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Nicole Cunningham, Recruitment Operations, on 0449973799 or by email

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Applications Close

Friday 19 August 2022 11:59 PM

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