About Griffith University
At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.
We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we’re proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.
An exciting and rewarding opportunity exists for an effective, high performing Senior Project Manager to join the Project Management Office, in Digital Solutions at Griffith.
We are looking for a Senior PM with a track record of driving outcomes in any of the following broad business areas: corporate systems including facilities management and ERP, digital marketing and customer experience technology, and systems that support our world class researchers.
The Office of Digital Solutions is responsible for the delivery of Information Technology projects that support the University’s strategic priorities.
The Senior Project Management is responsible for leading a team of IT professionals to develop and deliver solutions in line with business expectations, the University’s project management methodology and in support the University’s objectives.
We are looking for high performing leaders and achievers who can deliver projects in the following key areas:
Corporate systems including large system upgrades, COTS implementations and ERP development/integrations.
Digital marketing capabilities including systems that support Griffith's external relations functions
Research systems that will increase research capability including research administration systems and data management/analytics tools.
Responsibilities for this position will include:
Managing projects through the full project life cycle, using effective project methodologies, standards and processes to deliver within agreed time frames and budget;
Managing appropriate change management and communication planning with project stakeholders;
Building and developing a team of resources that will enable quality outcomes
Working with Office of Digital Solutions staff at all levels of the organisation to improve operational capability.
This is a fixed term contract (up to 2 years negotiable), full time position based at the Nathan or Gold Coast campus.
You must be highly organised, have an eye for detail and be able to meet tight deadlines while working independently or as a leader of medium to large project teams. The ability to proactively identify and address opportunities for improvement, problem solve, exercise initiative and work under broad direction will be very highly regarded. You will have demonstrated project management skills; demonstrated ability to research and draft briefing and discussion papers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Stakeholder engagement and management in this role is critical, and you will need to have high emotional intelligence and advanced influencing skills.
Ideally you will have experience in both Prince 2 and Agile delivery methodologies, application development and integration project delivery and working in a higher education or similar environment.
HEW Level 9: $110,553 - $114,506 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $129,473 - $133,972 per annum.
How to apply
To view the application requirements and position description for this role, please click on the following link: Apply Now
Note: Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only. File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.
Applicants for General Staff positions (non-academic) must have unrestricted work rights.
Successful candidates may be subject to a criminal history check.
What we offer
Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.
At Griffith, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.
Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).
For a confidential discussion please contact Trent Belling, Portfolio Manager on +61 (0) 7 3735 9714.
For application queries, please contact Ms Danielle Perske, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 7999.
Closing date: Friday, 17 January 2020 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.
As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.
Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.