Project Officer - Cities

Monash University
February 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:$90,773 - $97,979
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Project Officer - Cities

Job No.: 659273

Location: Melbourne CBD

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $90,773 - $97,979 pa HEW Level 06 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them
  • At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

    We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That's why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

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    The Organisation

    Climateworks Centre is an expert, independent adviser, acting as a bridge between research and action to accelerate the transition to net zero emissions for Australia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific. It also benefits from strong relationships with an international network of affiliated organisations that support effective policies, financing, and action for greenhouse gas emissions reductions.

    Climateworks Centre was co-founded in 2009 by The Myer Foundation and Monash University and works within the Monash Sustainable Development Institute. If you're looking for the next chapter in your career, it's here. You'll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that's filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

    The Opportunity

    Join our dynamic Cities System team as a Project Officer, playing a pivotal role in the coordination and delivery of core programs in the sustainable built environment sector. In this position, you'll utilise your skills in project management, stakeholder engagement, and research to contribute to impactful project outcomes.

    Working closely with the Senior Project Manager (Transport), you will support stakeholder engagement activities (across government, industry, research and civil society), facilitate strategic communications, contribute to research, analysis and knowledge translation for decision-maker audiences, and assist in the team's strategy and impact monitoring processes.

    The role will work across several projects within the Cities team (including sustainable cities, buildings, infrastructure and transport), offering a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the sustainable built environment sector, collaborate on diverse projects, and contribute to positive change.

    About you

    The ideal candidate will possess strong research and analytical skills, coupled with excellent interpersonal and communication abilities. Demonstrated proficiency in project coordination, strategic planning, and stakeholder interaction, along with a passion for the sustainable built environment, will set you apart.

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

    Join the pursuit of our purpose to build a better future for ourselves and our communities –#ChangeIt with us.

    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

    To Apply

    Please submit a current copy of your resume along with a cover letter in which you address how you meet key selection criteria 1-4.

    For instructions on how to apply, please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'.


    Ms Lily Rau, Senior Project Manager, Climateworks Centre, Monash Sustainable Development Institute, +61 3 9903 8886

    Position Description

    Project Officer - Cities

    Closing Date

    Wednesday 14 February 2024, 11:55pm AEDT

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