Project Officer, Planning

Sippy Downs, Australia
02 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role Statement

Salary Level: Classification Level 6 (Salary range A$77,060 to A$83,392 gross per annum plus up to 9.5% employer superannuation contributions)

Appointment: Full-time, fixed-term (12 months duration)

USC Vision

USC will be a university of international standing, a driver of capacity building in the Sunshine Coast and broader region, and an unsurpassed community asset.

University Strategic Goals

The University will be:

  1. A comprehensive university of 20,000 students by 2020;
  2. Positioned in the global tertiary education community as a top-100 university under 50 years of age; and
  3. A primary engine of capacity building in the broader Sunshine Coast region, from Brisbane to the Fraser Coast.

Overview of (Asset Managment Services)

Asset Management Services (AMS) is responsible for maintaining the University's assets and providing access to high quality facilities for students, staff and the community, across multiple campuses and study nodes.

Overview of the Role

Under general direction, the Project Officer (Planning) will provide support for the management of AMS projects and initiatives. This will include liaison with stakeholders and consultants, provision of advice and recommendations on project progress and outcomes, and the development and maintenance of a register of all ongoing projects and initiatives. The incumbent will coordinate and manage project stakeholder groups, including maintaining membership and coordinating meetings, and the preparation of documentation as required. 

Preparation and coordination of procurement processes, including EOI and RFT briefs and associated documents, coordination of tender and negotiation processes and finalising of resulting contracts and agreements, along with provision of input in the development, implementation and review of relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and new strategic initiatives for AMS, will be required.   

The incumbent will hold a relevant degree, with experience in project management, preferably in a tertiary education environment and/or building construction or property development. Experience in minor works, building and project management and contract management is essential, along with high level organisational skills, in particular, the ability to meet deadlines, prioritise workloads, manage projects and operate effectively in a high volume work environment. 

The incumbent will possess high level interpersonal skills including the ability to liaise with stakeholders, consultants and staff at all levels, communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, along with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team; use judgement and take initiative in diverse situations. Proven ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures, as well as experience in a broad range of computer software is also essential.

Contact for Further Information

Mr Zeyad Elkojje

Coordinator, Planning & Development and University Architect

Asset Management Services

Phone: +61 7 5456 5427


Closing Date

Midnight, Monday 16 July 2018

To Apply

All applicants MUST provide both a statement of claims and resume/curriculum vitae. 

Information regarding how to prepare your application and write an effective statement of claims is available on our website information for applicants

As part of your role, you may be required to travel to any one of USC's locations.

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USC values diversity, enables access and promotes inclusion.

USC strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.