About the Job
Swinburne is embarking on an exciting journey, working towards our new vision of bringing people and technology together to build a better world. We are seeking an experienced leader to take on the role of Senior Project Manager, Work Integrated Learning (WIL) to be responsible for delivering the WIL strategic project across the University.
Utilsing your strong Project Management expertise, you will provide support and guidance to key stakeholders across the University to ensure effective end-to-end delivery of assigned tasks within the WIL project. You will play a vital role in working with our internal and external stakeholders to shape and transpose business needs and ideas into meaningful improvement opportunities and future state business solutions around WIL. In doing so, you will be expected to take a consultative approach with stakeholders, guiding, influencing and ensuring early alignment of business solutions to strategic objectives.
The role of Senior Project Manager reports into the Director of Employability and will work within a flexible and dynamic environment and collaborate with individuals who are passionate about contributing to the delivery of our 2025 Strategic Plan.
About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a young university with a long history. As a dual-sector university of technology, born of a technical college, we are proud of Swinburne’s technology DNA, and of our national and global standing. Our contribution to Technology, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and the STEM disciplines, and our track record of meaningful industry and community engagement, are natural manifestations of the legacy initiated by the vision of our founders George and Ethel Swinburne in 1902. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.
To be successful in this role you will ideally bring expertise and background in higher education curriculum / academic project knowledge and capability. It is essential that you also demonstrate the following:
• A postgraduate degree level qualification in a relevant discipline with subsequent relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
• Extensive Program and Project Management experience across all areas of organisational change including large scale complex projects with IT and business process-related elements.
• Experience with managing higher education academic and curriculum-related projects
• Demonstrated experience leading program and project strategy development, including deployment of project management approaches and tools
A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.
• Flexible working arrangements
• Participate in regular staff and management development programs
• Private health insurance discounts
To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Careers at Swinburne
and refer to ‘Benefits’ section.
How to apply and further information
To view the position description or to start an application please click on apply or ‘begin’ and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description.
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Diversity and Inclusion
Equity and diversity are integral to achieving our 2025 vision of bringing people and technology together to build a better world. Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity and inclusion through key initiatives such as:
• Reconciliation Action Plan
• Charter of Cultural Diversity
• Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Action Plan
• Swinburne LGBTIQA+ Pride, Gender Equality, Accessibility and Intergenerational inclusion strategies
For further information on all our initiatives visit our equity and diversity website
. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Assistance and Support
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 Maree Norden, Diversity & Inclusion Manager at email@example.com. For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact Timothy Werner at DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au
Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.
Directions from Victoria’s Chief Health Officer require all Swinburne workers to have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 22 October 2021 and to be fully vaccinated by 26 November 2021, unless they are an Excepted Person as defined by the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions. All applicants must therefore be able to comply with this requirement
Applications close at 5pm, Friday 21st January 2022
(Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position)