Director in Program Delivery
University of New South Wales

Director, Program Delivery

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Work type: full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Management

  • Attractive Salary
  • Continuing, full time role (35-hour week)

UNSW’s IT team has embarked on a significant, multi year portfolio of work in partnership with our colleagues across the University. The IT programs of work that are underway will modernise and transform the University’s technology footprint.

UNSW IT is part of the Operations Division at UNSW. The IT team at UNSW plays a critical role in enabling the University’s teaching, research, and industry engagement.  Our priorities are to drive innovative technology architectures and be a trusted advisor and service partner to the University to enable its ambitious digital aspirations.

In UNSW IT, we are committed to creating a great place to work as well as doing great work.  We are proud to contribute to a University that is known globally for the impact of its research and teaching.

The Director Program Delivery is a new role that has responsibility for overseeing the planning, delivery and monitoring of the programs and projects that make up the University’s technology and digital strategies. 

As part of this responsibility, the role will establish and maintain a body of knowledge and best practice disciplines for IT project management and drive their use for IT projects across UNSW. This will be done in line with relevant guidance from University Portfolio Office (UPO). Importantly it will drive a shift in emphasis from project management to project portfolio management and the associated emphasis on managing to outcomes and actively resolving delivery issues.

This role has the responsibility of establishing and maintaining Communities of Practice for IT Project Managers, Business Analysts and Testers as well as running the recruitment processes that source those resources. Other responsibilities include managing the day-to-day activities in the IT Program Management Office (ITPMO), providing guidance on PMO Policies and Processes, overseeing Project Management Staff, and collaborating with leaders to develop programs and projects

The Director Program Delivery reports to the Chief Information Officer.  The incumbent will work closely with the University Program Office and senior stakeholders across the university.

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For more information please see the full Position Description

To Apply: please submit your CV, and Cover Letter via the APPLY button. 

Applications close: 11.55pm, Tuesday 13th February

Benefits and Culture: 

  • UNSW offer a competitive salary and access to UNSW benefits including:
  • Flexible working
  • Additional 3 days of leave over the Christmas Period
  • Access to lifelong learning and career development
  • Progressive HR practices
  • Discounts and entitlements 


Amy Denney

Talent Acquisition Coordinator


UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff. The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Position Description

Advertised: 13 Jan 2023 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 13 Feb 2023 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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