Senior Project Manager

Job no: 506968
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Information and Communications Technology, HEO9

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Attractive remuneration package on offer to the successful candidate. Total salary package offered will depend on qualifications and experience.

Fixed-term appointment available for 3 years

The Senior Project Manager is a member of the Digital Transformation team, responsible for delivering a range of initiatives / projects and associated benefits, that enable digital transformation and growth across the University. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the delivery of one or more projects of large size, significant complexity and tangible risk, within the various constraints of the projects. These are projects involving work across the various Faculties and Divisions of the University. The role is responsible for acquisition and coordination of all resources required to deliver the final outcomes.

The successful candidate will have an end-to-end responsibility for the project life-cycle, ensuring adherence to the University’s methodologies and governance requirements, managing a broad spectrum of key stakeholders, and leading the project team. The Project Manager has a pivotal role in ensuring a high level of customer service and quality outcomes by applying best practice quality assurance methods throughout the project life-cycle.

To be successful you will need:

  • Extensive experience in the application of Project Management principles, techniques and common project delivery methodologies.
  • Knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle and application development and support environments.
  • Demonstrated, significant experience in managing and delivering a diverse range of IT projects (infrastructure, applications, transformation), preferably in a Higher Education environment.
  • Extensive experience in managing and delivering multiple IT projects in challenging and complex environments.
  • Demonstrated experience in contract management and negotiation and the management of vendors.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 17 August 2022.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Andrew Mazzarolo
Program Manager, Digital Solutions, ITDS

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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