Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology

Senior Project Manager


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  • Senior Project Manager role within Swinburne University
  • Full time, fixed term (till June 25) position at our Hawthorn campus
  • Hew 9 + 17% Superannuation
  • About the Role We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager within the Enterprise Project Management Office (ePMO).

    The Senior PM will be responsible for providing project management leadership across strategic enterprise projects with an IT focus, as well as oversee the delivery of smaller portfolio-specific projects. You will be also co-ordinate the project team, vendors and internal suppliers/stakeholders to plan the project, draft the business case and deliver the project approved. Strong collaboration, co-ordination and communication skills are required to manage team members working as Subject Matter Experts, IT professionals, Enterprise Project Management Office professionals, legal teams, finance teams and external vendors.

    This role requires an individual who can solve complex problems in a manner, work within a professional project management framework and unify stakeholders to deliver the project positively.

    About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

    • Deliver the project as approved by the Business Case. • Manage all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) • Work directly with university stakeholders and service partners to define project requirements. Prepare scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, cash flow, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification. • Identify project delivery resources required • Lead project delivery resources/team providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals. • Execute project documentation aligned with ePMO governance and assurance requirements. Ensure project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated.

    For more information on this role, please refer to the Position Description

    Qualifications • A postgraduate level qualification in a relevant discipline and extensive relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. • Relevant Project Management qualifications • Experience with both Waterfall and Agile

    About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

    • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

    The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

    To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

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    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected].

    Applications Close: 22nd of May at 11.00pm

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact [email protected]

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

    Victoria's Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes As a signatory to Victoria's Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.

    We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant


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    Senior Project Manager


    Swinburne University of Technology




    May 09, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 08, 2024

    Job type



    Business and Economics,Education,Social Science

    About the employer

    Swinburne University of Technology (often simply called Swinburne) is a public research university based in Melbourne, Australia. It was founded in 1908 as the Eastern Suburbs Technical College by George Swinburne in order to serve those without access to further education in Melbourne's eastern suburbs. Its main campus is located in Hawthorn, a suburb of Melbourne which is located 7.5 km from the Melbourne central business district.

    In addition to its main Hawthorn campus, Swinburne has campuses in the Melbourne metropolitan area at Wantirna and Croydon as well as campuses in Sarawak, Malaysia and Sydney.

    In the 2022 QS World University Rankings, Swinburne placed 19th in Australia and moved up 50 places to 321st globally. In the 2020 Student Experience Survey, Swinburne was ranked equal 1st place in Victoria for the ’entire education experience’ for undergraduate students, with an overall satisfaction rate of 80 per cent.

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