Senior Project Manager (ERA)

Location
Hobart, Australia
Salary
$91,020 to $105,117
Posted
11 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Apr 2017
Ref
1232
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

The Senior Project Manager (ERA) is responsible for coordinating the University of Tasmania’s Engagement and Impact Assessment Pilot (EIAP), the 2018 Engagement and Impact (EI) submission and the 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) submission.

The role is responsible for the conduct of the project end to end, ensuring that submissions are made in accordance with stipulated guidelines and critical deadlines in the higher education external reporting context.

In the role you will:

  • Manage the UTAS’s Engagement and Impact Assessment Pilot (EIAP), the 2018 Engagement and Impact (EI) submission and the 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) submission, ensuring that submissions are made in accordance with stipulated guidelines and critical external deadlines.
  • Produce and maintain project plans and ensure agreed project management methods, standards and processes are maintained throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Monitor, track and report on the status of project deliverables to ensure time, cost and quality metrics are in line with approved project plans, including the production of required reports, data and documentation.
  • Effectively liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that tasks are achieved and outcomes delivered in required timeframes and in accordance with the project plan.
  • Effectively communicate and facilitate discussions with small and large groups of stakeholders to discuss processes, present information and negotiate the resolution of issues.

You will be employed on a fixed-term, full-time basis until March 2018.

To be considered, you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification with extensive relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated recent successful project management experience using project management methodologies and software. 
  • Highly developed analytical and problem solving skills, including the ability to identify, investigate, and analyse key issues providing advice, recommendations and appropriate solutions.
  • Self-motivated with an excellent ability to work and act both independently and within a team, exercising initiative and managing numerous work priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Highly developed written, reporting and presentation skills including the ability to organise and present information concisely, validating data with stakeholders and creating clear, meaningful information.

Appointment to this role will be at HEO 8 and will have a total remuneration package of up to $115,103 comprising base salary within the range of $91,020 to $105,117 plus 9.5% superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Nigel Blundell, Deputy Director Research Operations, Nigel.Blundell@utas.edu.au / 03 6226-1994.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position/selection criteria. The position description for this role is available on the University of Tasmania website.

Applications close Wednesday, 26 April 2017.

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