Senior Project Officer

Adelaide, Australia
$80,483 - $90,543 per annum
15 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the job

You will contribute to the planning, development and continuous improvement of the teaching and learning environments at UniSA, by managing a portfolio of property related projects in accordance with Campus Master Plans and Facilities Management Unit programs and strategies. You will be expected to apply leadership, management, technical skills and experience to achieve University objectives and deliver exemplary solutions to complex challenges within tight constraints.

Skills and Experience

You will have tertiary qualifications in a construction or property related discipline, or demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience within industry. You will also have previous success in achieving project objectives with quality outcomes and an understanding of project management principles, tools and techniques. Your excellent communication skills will allow you to establish and maintain effective working relationships, negotiate and manage sensitive and complex issues with a broad range of stakeholders.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions.  We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge.  Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA.  For any queries about the position, please contact Chloe McGrath, Senior Human Resources Consultant on (08) 8302 1170 or via email at

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.

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Important Information:

In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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