Director in Strategic Programs Office

Brisbane, Australia
06 Dec 2017
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14 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

For more than a century, The University of Queensland has educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world. Across our three campuses, UQ’s 7,000+ staff and 51,000+ students deliver and experience unparalleled teaching, learning and research excellence that creates positive change globally.

The University’s Strategic Program Office will enhance UQ’s ability to deliver its core functions of learning, discovery and engagement. This University-wide program will adopt a One UQ approach with shared commitment and responsibility to enhance the student and staff experience by transforming internal business operations.

The role

You will be responsible for leading a portfolio of strategic projects, as well as establishing and leading a highly skilled team. Providing strong leadership and high quality management, you and your team will partner with Faculties and business units across the University to analyse, plan, and deliver transformative projects and initiatives.

The person

To succeed in this position you will have track record of executing and delivering strategic change management programs, which positively affect orgnaisational culture, in large and complex organisations. You will have had successful experiences with program and project governance and methodologies, and be able to evaluate and interpret complex data, and apply rigorous logic and sound business judgement to improve processes across the organisation.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion. Applications are particularly encouraged from women, and from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for five years at HEW Level 10. A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Greg Pringle, Chief Operating Officer, on +61 7 3365 1311 or at To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter,
  • Resume, and
  • Selection Criteria responses.

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