Project Manager (Centre for Big Data Research in Health)

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Sydney, Australia
$112,154 prorated (+17% super and leave loading)
14 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
03 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Employment Type: Part - time (14 - 21 hours a week)
Duration:  Fixed Term contract until May 2026
Remuneration: $112,154 prorated (+17% super and leave loading)
Location: Kensington, Sydney NSW

Why this role matters  

The Project Manager will play a lead role within Centre for Big Data Research in Health, UNSW Medicine and Health in a project that will create and deploy a software framework (NextCR, comprising software code, documentation, training materials) that organisations can use to establish and operate highly secure, cloud-based next-generation clinical registries. It will address new national requirements for clinical quality registries in domains including orthopaedics, cardiovascular disease, and cancer.

The role entails developing project plans and documentation, supporting project governance, coordinating project teams, and overseeing the project, including managing stakeholder engagement, reporting and quality assurance.

The Project Manager reports to the Project Lead and will supervise contractors engaged to deliver specific components of the project.

Who you are:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification with subsequent relevant experience or equivalent competence gained through any combination of education, training and experience.
  • Proven project management experience, with an in-depth understanding of the project life cycle and strategic development of project plans, objectives and documentation.
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully managing complex multidisciplinary projects in the research or public sector. Experience in managing projects involving software development and/or data engineering will be highly regarded.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of ethics and governance applications, policies, procedures and guidelines relevant to the collection of research or public sector data.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills, with a high level of attention to detail for deliverables produced.
  • Demonstrated success working effectively and collaboratively on initiatives with a range of people at different levels within an organisation.
  • Knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures.
  • High level of experience working with a range of computer systems and applications.
  • Excellent time management skills, with a demonstrated ability to respond to changing priorities, manage multiple tasks and meet competing deadlines by using judgement and initiative.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and productively within a team, but also to take initiative and work independently while managing competing demands.

Why work with us: benefits and culture

UNSW offer a competitive salary and access to UNSW benefits including:

  • Flexible working
  • Additional 3 days of leave over the Christmas Period
  • Access to lifelong learning and career development
  • Progressive HR practices
  • Discounts and entitlements  

How to apply:

Please click on the following link to APPLY

Please provide a resume and a cover letter briefly addressing the criteria listed in the position description. Applications should not be sent to the contact listed below.

Contact (job related questions only)

Professor Louisa Jorm E:

Applications close:  Monday, 3rd April before 11.30pm.

UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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