Lead Project Manager
University of New South Wales

Lead Project Manager - Cyber

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Information Technology

Lead Project Manager – Cyber

  • Manage the delivery of cyber security projects as part of a multi-year program to improve the University’s capability and maturity
  • UNSW Kensington campus
  • Senior Appointment on a 5-year fixed Term

Influence customers, suppliers and partners at account level and has responsibility of managing and leading teams, as well as the allocation of resources

The Organisation

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.  We aspire to be Australia’s global university, improving and transforming lives through excellence in research, outstanding education and a commitment to advancing a just society. 

As part of our ambitious 2025 Strategy, we are committed to becoming an international exemplar in equity, diversity and inclusion to allow our students to realise their potential regardless of background. 

The Opportunity

The Lead Project Manager – Cyber is responsible for the delivery of projects within the University’s Cybersecurity Transformation Program (the Program). This multi-year, multimillion-dollar program is designed to materially reduce the University’s exposure to cyber security risk through implementation of projects and initiatives involving both technology and business changes.

The primary purpose of the Lead Project Manager - Cyber is management and successful delivery of multiple projects and/or programs of work and includes the leadership and coaching of Project Managers within UNSW IT.

Reporting to the Program Manager – Cyber, this role exercises substantial personal responsibility and autonomy to meet given objectives and processes and works within a clear framework of accountability.

About the successful applicant

  • Significant experience in managing multiple projects through the complete project lifecycle.
  • Proven ability to lead the implementation of robust digital strategies to deliver business outcomes and experience with driving technology change.
  • Effective analytical, business planning and budgeting skills.
  • Strong leadership and effective people management skills, with experience in building effective / high performance teams along with developing and retaining staff.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills. Able to develop effective relationships and influence key stakeholders at all levels in the organisation.
  • Proven ability to exercise independent judgement and problem solving with the ability to resolve and address issues as they arise.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification and significant experience as an IT Project Manager using a formal Project Management methodology, such as PRINCE2 or PMBOK

To Apply:

Please submit your CV, Cover Letter and Responses to Skills and Experience nominated in the Position Description.

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Closing date: 11pm, Tuesday 22nd June 2021

Laura Harrison

Talent Acquisition Consultant
E: laura.harrison@unsw.edu.au

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

Advertised: 01 Jun 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 22 Jun 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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