Project Manager, Silicosis Research

Sydney, Australia
$111,966 (pro-rata) + 17% superannuation
21 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
05 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Part Time
  • Project manage and provide guidance to support the implementation of key strategies and programs of work across multiple streams
  • Utilise your exceptional stakeholder management skills to support key objectives
  • Part time (28 hours a week) with a base salary of $111,966 (pro-rata) + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

We are seeking a Project Manager, Silicosis Research, to support project activities, budgetary requirements, support project user groups, support participation and recruitment, and keep track of participants. You will have strong stakeholder management skills, and familiarity with reporting grant ideas, and improve systems experience whilst working with clinicians.

There will be some travel required as part of the general roles and responsibilities.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • develop the project organisation structure including definition of roles and accountabilities, reporting relationships and key performance indicators for staff on the project
  • manage the development and communication of the project charter, ensuring clear articulation and common understanding of the primary objective and scope of the project activity and deliverables are defined and presented
  • manage the establishment and communication of the project management methodology, including project processes, document and reporting templates and planning tools with the project team
  • develop and implement project governance and reporting procedures to monitor and control progress, including project status reporting, implementation, issue and scope management and quality assurance
  • manage project stakeholders and collaborates with project teams to ensure that project deliverables and milestones are achieved
  • provide effective leadership and people management and coordination of project staff.

About you

To be successful in this role, you have:

  • experience project managing multiple work streams, or leading large complex projects and ability to work according to strict deadlines and manage various demands
  • excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with a variety of matters
  • sound understanding and consistent application of project management competencies including scope, time, cost, quality, HR, communications, cost, risk, procurement, and integration
  • ability to work both independently and as part of a team, taking initiative and exercising sound judgement in resolving matters that may arise as part of normal daily work in a positive manner
  • 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
  • understanding of medical-related data and understanding of ethics governance structure relating to medical field.

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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.

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Wednesday 05 October 2022 11:59 PM

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