Program Delivery Manager
University of New South Wales

Program Delivery Manager (IT/Health Precinct)

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Work type: full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Information Technology

 The Opportunity

  • Newly created role
  • Attractive Salary /Flexible working arrangements
  • 4-year Fixed Term contract

The Program Delivery Manager plays a lead and strategic role within UNSW IT in the planning, development, and implementation of technology projects across the UNSW Health Precincts.

The role entails developing strategically aligned program and project planning documentation, identifying, and building appropriate project teams and initiating and overseeing a program of works, including leading stakeholder collaboration and engagement, managing delivery partners, and ensuring alignment to UNSW Health Precincts strategy. This role represents the UNSW Health Precincts IT across all project partners and stakeholders.

The role reports to StARS Director, UNSW IT with dotted line to Director of Strategy and Precincts, Faculty of Medicine & Health.


  • Lead the planning and implementation of technology programs across UNSW Health Precincts to achieve business value.
  • Drive collaboration to align critical key stakeholders with diverse objectives to agree and adopt technology solutions.
  • Strategically map-out program schedule, scope, timeline, and budgets and assist business to secure and manage funding for the planned program of work.
  • Proactively lead and manage adherence to UNSW governance pathways to ensure projects are managed within a defined, consistent, and proven set of rules for project development and implementation.
  • Provide strategic direction in leading the internal/external Project Teams and key stakeholders, monitoring and reporting on the progress of projects to senior management; and identify problems and propose possible solutions.
  • Ensure risk and issue management processes are actively managed; ensure controls to mitigate key program risks are in place and mitigation strategies are driven to an acceptable resolution; monitor and manage dependencies within the program and other projects/programs.
  • Manage the end-to-end IT program governance for the life of the Health Precinct program. The role would represent UNSW Health Precincts IT across all partners and key stakeholders.

Skills and Experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualification with advanced project management experience of minimum 8 years or equivalent competence gained through any combination of education, training, and experience.
  •  In-depth and proven understanding of the program life cycle and strategic development of program plans, project plans, objectives, and documentation.
  • Demonstrated experience with managing multiple, concurrent projects and programs within complex domains and challenging matrix organisations.
  • Excellent consultation, influencing and negotiation skills and proven ability to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders to achieve successful outcomes. 
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills and proven capacity to exercise initiative, flexibility and to be proactive in development of robust solutions to problems.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills, with a high level of attention to detail for deliverables produced.
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills and high-level ability to establish personal credibility and effective working relationships with IT colleagues, the business, and a range of stakeholders.

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

Position Description

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: 02 Sep 2022 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 03 Oct 2022 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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