Senior Projects Officer

University of Queensland
June 09, 2024
Offerd Salary:$88,099 - $94,512
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • Research Partnerships
  • Broaden your career within one of QLD's largest employers.
  • Belong to a vibrant community where your work genuinely makes an impact.
  • Work at our vibrant and conveniently located 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
  • Access to flexible working arrangements including hybrid working options, flexible start/finish times, purchased leave, and a condensed fortnight
  • 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 a day)
  • Salary packaging options
  • About This Opportunity

    Join our prestigious university as a Senior Project Officer, where you'll play a vital role in ensuring the successful delivery of strategic and operational outcomes within our Research Partnerships function.

    Responsibilities include coordinating and administering projects of varying sizes and complexities, from planning to stakeholder engagement, monitoring, and evaluation. You'll also oversee project deliverables, communication activities, stakeholder engagements, and project budgets. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to impactful projects within a dynamic and collaborative environment.

    Key responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinate project-delivery cycle phases: planning, delivery, monitoring, and evaluation.
  • Undertake project-specific analysis and research, contributing to project briefs for decision making.
  • Engage stakeholders accurately through various mediums.
  • Coordinate aspects of project budget management.
  • This is a full-time (100%), fixed-term position through to 31st May 2027.

    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 in line with the Enterprise Agreement.

    About You

  • Demonstrated experience in providing project coordination and/or administrative support.
  • A developing understanding of project management methodologies and frameworks
  • Excellent time management skills, including the ability to balance competing priorities within tight timeframes.
  • Demonstrated the ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of stakeholders to provide updates regarding project status and implementation issues.
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills
  • Experience coordinating diverse stakeholder engagements.
  • Experience using Microsoft and CRM solutions would be advantageous, or a proven ability to quickly adapt to new project management software.
  • 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.
  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Deputy Director, Research Partnerships Mr Isaac Coonan [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 Thursday 23 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-38320). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for 7 June.

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