Cyber Security Senior Project Officer

University of Queensland
April 03, 2024
Offerd Salary:$88,099- $94,512
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • Information Technology Services - Cyber Security

  • Broaden your career within one of QLD's largest employers

  • Bring your cyber security skills and knowledge to work as part of a dynamic cyber security team

  • Achieve a work-life balance with 36.25 hours/wk, purchased leave, WFH + more

  • Based at our vibrant St Lucia campus

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.

    Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting impact on our community.

    Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:

  • 26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave

  • 17% superannuation contributions

  • 17.5% annual leave loading

  • Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family

  • On campus childcare options

  • Cheap parking (from just $5.75 a day)

  • Salary packaging options

  • About This Opportunity

    The Senior Project Officer is responsible for supporting the coordination and/or administration of end-to-end cyber security projects of varying size, scale, and complexity to ensure the successful delivery of project-specific strategic and/or operational outcomes. The role is responsible for a range of activities including supporting project planning, supporting processes to monitor and evaluate the project, coordinating project deliverables and communication activities, facilitating stakeholder engagements, and coordinating the project budget.

    Key responsibilities will include:

  • Project Coordination : Coordinating aspects of the project-delivery cycle, including planning, delivery, monitoring, and evaluation to support the successful completion of projects.

  • Project Administration: Monitoring and reporting on project plans, milestones, and deliverables, as well as coordinating and supporting the development of project-related documentation and other materials including (but not limited to): tender evaluation documentation; project plans; scoping documents; evaluation documents; project reporting templates; project updates and other communication materials; post-project reporting.

  • Stakeholder Engagement: Identification, engagement, and management of key stakeholders. Undertake appropriate engagement activities across the University developing collateral and support for projects.

  • Financial Management: Coordinating aspects of the project budget

  • This is a full-time, fixed-term position through to April 2026.

    At HEW level 6, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $88,099- $94,512, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $103,076 - $110,579 annually. As this role is covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases – at least once a year.

    About You

    We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced, and multi-talented Senior Project Officer to support the delivery of projects within the cyber security improvements programme. As the Senior Project Officer you will support a wide range of activities to achieve project outcomes, including project planning, delivery, stakeholder engagement, reporting and budgeting. You will be working as part of a medium sized high-performing team in an environment with opportunities for professional development and growth. The role requires a person capable of delivering outcomes within a multi- dimensional, fast-paced, and challenging operational environment. In addition, you will possess:

  • A Bachelor's degree with relevant experience or equivalent experience and/or equivalent education/training.

  • Demonstrated experience in providing project coordination and/or administrative support, with a developing understanding of project management methodologies and frameworks.

  • Excellent time management skills, including the ability to balance competing priorities within tight timeframes.

  • Advanced written and oral communication skills, with demonstrated the ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of stakeholders to provide updates regarding project status and implementation issues.

  • Experience using MS Project would be advantageous, or a proven ability to quickly adapt to new project management software.

  • Subject matter expertise in the area of Cyber security is desirable.

  • In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

  • Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Marc Blum, Security Architect via [email protected]. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section

  • Resume

  • Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected].

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications close 3 April 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-36650).

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