Program Manager, Corporate

Macquarie University
December 05, 2022
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:fixed-term ole for 2
Working Time:Full time
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• Salary Package: A competitive salary package commensurate with skills and experience will be negotiated with the successful applicant. • Appointment Type: Full Time, fixed-term role for 2 years • Location: Macquarie University, North Ryde


We are seeking an experienced IT Program Manager to lead our Corporate Systems project portfolio. The role is an excellent opportunity to lead key portfolio in the Macquarie University Digital Transformation. You will report directly to the Deputy CIO and lead a team of project managers in delivery of system uplift and replacement projects.

You will support the Macquarie University IT senior executive team to deliver priority projects from the Macquarie University digital transformation strategy. The Program Manager role will be focused on the management of multiple project teams to ensure timely, appropriate and on budget to support the Macquarie University digital transformation.

About You

You will be a self-starting individual with excellent work organisation and time management skills and ability to work under pressure. You will have strong analytical skills and an eye for detail, and be able to effectively communicate with clients and stakeholders at all levels.

Your specific experience will include leading large scale, cross disciplinary teams to deliver complex outcomes in a difficult university or similar environment.

You will enjoy working in a dynamic environment, applying a methodical and consultative approach in your work, and be motivated to deliver work outputs that are of a consistent high quality.

About Us

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 56 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we have grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

To Apply To be considered for this position, please apply online and attach your resume and a separate cover letter that outlines how you meet the selection criteria below:

  • 12-15 years' experience, with at least 4-6 years leading large programs comprised of multiple project teams
  • Lead cross-functional analysis, technology and quality assurance teams to achieve key program objectives within a portfolio
  • Work with stakeholders, including IT Directors, Project Managers and Solution Architects and other project staff to lead initiation, planning and execution of various programs and projects
  • Be able to analyse any issue and provide necessary leadership to the team to find optimal solution with regards to project management, solution analysis, quality assurance, architecture
  • Lead, coordinate and drive decision making process for key delivery decisions
  • Develop, maintain and update integrated project/program plans, and ensure alignment of these plans across functions and with team leadership
  • Track and communicate with key client stakeholder roadmap execution status.
  • Establish effective, accurate, appropriate and timely communication within cross functional teams to achieve key program objectives
  • Provide updates on key issues and progress to Sr. Management both within IT and Business organization
  • Proactively identify issues and provides general guidance to resolve program and team challenges
  • Develop practical solutions to achieve program productivity and quality goals and objectives
  • Provide input and general guidance to the team for presentations and updates to management and outside collaborators where applicable
  • This position requires a criminal record check.

    Role-specific Enquiries: Jonathan Covell, Deputy CIO and Director Information Technology, MQ Health via [email protected]

    General Enquiries: Rainki Kan, HR Administrator via [email protected]

    Applications Close: Monday, 5 December 2022 at 11:59pm (AEST)

    If you're already part of the Macquarie Group (MQ University, [email protected], MQ Health, MGSM), you'll need to apply through your employee Workday account. To apply for this job: Login to Workday and go to the Careers App > Find Jobs.

    Applications Close:

    05/12/2022 11:59 PM

    Equity & Diversity Statement

    At Macquarie University, we are committed to providing a working environment where each individual is valued, respected and supported to progress. Our priority is to ensure culture, policies and processes are truly inclusive and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity, gender, culture, disability, LGBTIQA+ identities, family and caring responsibilities, age, or religion. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria and shares Macquarie University's values of scholarship, empowerment and integrity to apply.

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