Curtin University of Technology

Curtin University of Technology

Project Coordinator



Job Reference: 1209996

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The Project Coordinator is responsible for the development, and coordination towards implementation of the academic career pathway and development project under the guidance of the Project Lead. The Project Coordinator may operate alone or within a team and ensures the project is effectively initiated and that quality control, scope and schedules are monitored and adhered to.

The successful candidate will possess strong project management skills, exceptional interpersonal and oral communication skills, enabling effective consultation and collaboration with diverse stakeholders. The candidate should also demonstrate a proven ability to work collaboratively within a team environment, respecting diversity, providing leadership and support, and contributing to collective goals.

It is an exciting opportunity as the successful incumbent will also have the opportunity to support the Associate Provost and Provost in implementing this important academic career pathway and development project.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinate activities related to assigned projects, using appropriate project management methodology and systems, to achieve the defined project outcome.
  • Collaborate with partners and stakeholders to identify project deliverables, define objectives, and establish clear outcomes.
  • Manage project work plans, timelines, implementation, and evaluation methods.
  • Develop new policies and procedures in consultation with the Associate Provost and Provost, ensuring stakeholder input.
  • Develop relevant business case and project initiation documentation (PID) as required, including timelines, implementation and evaluation methods and communication strategies.
  • Coordinate project resources, monitor costs, and provide updates to the Project Lead.
  • Write and prepare project reports and related documentation.
  • Initiate appropriate action as required to resolve any issues affecting project delivery.
  • Facilitate stakeholder meetings and convene focus groups plan and coordinate project events.
  • Monitor and report on progress and performance against project schedules and performance indicators.
  • To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated high level benchmarking, management, and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to coordinate and implement project plans to achieve desired outcomes within resourcing constraints.
  • Demonstrated high level interpersonal and oral communication skills with the ability to consult and liaise effectively with a diverse range of people and with cross cultural sensitivity.
  • Demonstrated high level written communication skills with the ability to construct clear and concise project reports.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple and often competing tasks with attention to accuracy and detail within deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work well in a team, including respecting difference, leading, and supporting others, accepting direction, and working to group goals.
  • About us

    Curtin University offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, a friendly and collaborative work environment, generous leave entitlements and superannuation, flexible working arrangements, and salary-packaging. Our vibrant campus includes an art gallery, gym, childcare and medical centre, and endless food options including a supermarket.

    To apply

    Your application should include a cover letter and your CV to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.

    Applications close: 4PM AWST Monday 27 May 2024

    Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a current National Police Records check, and undergo character, integrity, and reference checks.

    You will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role.

    If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

    Please note we will not be engaging with recruitment agencies at this time.

    Job details


    Project Coordinator


    Curtin University of Technology




    May 13, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 27, 2024

    Job type



    Business and Economics,Education

    About the employer

    Curtin University is a future-focused university based in the scenic city of Perth, Australia, with additional campuses in regional Western Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai and Mauritius.

    The University is recognised for its strengths in teaching and research innovation, which is reflected in its standing as Western Australia’s top public university for graduate and postgraduate employment, according to the Good Universities Guide 2021.

    We were established in 1966 as the ‘Western Australian Institute of Technology’, before gaining university status and changing our name to ‘Curtin’ in 1987 in honour of the former Australian Prime Minister.

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