Project Manager, McKinnon Leaders’ Symposium

Melbourne, Australia
09 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Melbourne Law School
Melbourne School of Government

Salary: $68, 892 - $79,130 p.a. (pro rata) plus 9.5% superannuation

About Melbourne School of Government:

Melbourne School of Government’s mission is to inspire and equip governments, businesses, social partners and individuals meet the challenges of contemporary governance.

About the role:

The McKinnon Leaders’ Symposium is a new and important initiative, to be piloted in 2018 and available on an invitation-only basis to selected participants. The Symposium will be based in the Melbourne School of Government. The Project Manager will assist with the operational needs of the Symposium by providing high level administrative support during the pilot phase of this key University initiative. The position is responsible for a number of high quality administrative support services relating to the coordination of program development, communications, selection, events and stakeholder management. In addition the incumbent will provide executive support to the McKinnon Leaders’ Symposium Management Committee, comprised of representatives from the Susan McKinnon Foundation and the University.

About you:

The Project Manager is required to have excellent organisational and stakeholder management skills, and be able to work closely with the Program Manager and colleagues at School, Faculty and University levels; and to liaise effectively with the Susan McKinnon Foundation as well as key external stakeholders. You need the ability to establish as well as maintain systems and have demonstrated event management and communication skills.

Indigenous Australians seeking support to apply for a vacancy are encouraged to contact the University by emailing their contact details and position number to

Close date: 19 Jan 2018

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