University of Queensland

University of Queensland

Senior Projects Officer

Australia

Closing in 11 days

  • 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.

    Job details

    Title

    Senior Projects Officer

    Employer

    University of Queensland

    Location

    Australia

    Published

    May 10, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 09, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Computer Science,Education,Social Science

    About the employer

    The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. UQ strive for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. For more than a century, this university has educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world.

    Since it was founded in Brisbane in 1909, UQ has provided exceptional study experiences, research excellence and collaborative partnerships, coupled with an unforgettable lifestyle and stunning climate, to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world. With 3 campuses and more than 40 teaching and research sites, UQ is the perfect place to teach, research and study. Take advantage of the extensive UQ features including the largest research library in Queensland, hundreds of quality study spaces, several museums, a theatre, 11 college residences, and magnificent sporting facilities, such as swimming pools, tennis, basketball and volleyball courts, sports fields, Olympic-standard running tracks, and gymnasiums.

    Our high-quality range of around 390 undergraduate and postgraduate programs is one of the most comprehensive in Australia, providing students with the latest and most advanced disciplinary knowledge and industry placements informed by UQ’s world-leading research. UQ’s 6 faculties, 8 globally recognised research institutes and 100+ research centres attract an interdisciplinary community of more than 2,000 scientists, social scientists and engineers, who continue UQ’s tradition of research leadership.

    As you enjoy Queensland’s stunning campuses and climate, you can also make the most of the University’s proximity to many natural wonders – including beautiful beaches, lush rainforests, outback deserts, the Great Barrier Reef, as well as the largest sand island in the world – and visit stunning tourist attractions within an hour’s drive, such as the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, Byron Bay, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and the world-famous ‘Australia Zoo’. Within Australia, Brisbane is renowned as a friendly and affordable city, with plenty of dining and entertainment attractions, and was ranked by The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2019 Global Liveability Index as the world’s 18th most liveable city, achieving a perfect score for education and healthcare.

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