Project Manager
University of New South Wales

Project Manager

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Work type: Fixed term / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Administration, Professional Leadership

The Opportunity

You will manage the SECedu initiative through planning, reporting, and managing financial aspects of the initiative, ensuring the programme achieves agreed targets and KPIs. The Project Manager will be the primary point of contact between the academic and industry stakeholders associated with SECedu and will assist with the development of the SECedu team. The role will contribute to all aspects of SECedu program activities including: proposals; conceptualisation; design; data collection and analysis.

The role of Project Manager works closely with and takes direction from the Director SECEdu and reports to the School Manager.  This position has nil direct reports.

  • Salary Level 8, $106,711 - $120,233 + superannuation
  • Full time (35 hours)
  • Fixed-term contract – 1 year
  • Location: Kensington – Sydney, Australia

About UNSW

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. This position is within the Faculty of Engineering


Selection Criteria


  • A Degree in Computer Science, Business or relevant discipline with subsequent relevant experience, or extensive experience in Business Development, or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any other combination of education, training and/or experience;
  • High level planning and project management skills with extensive experience managing complex, strategic projects, preferably in education and professional development;
  • Significant experience in working independently to produce project plans and manage projects through to successful completion, including the identification and resolution of project related issues;
  • Exceptional interpersonal, oral and written communication skills including the ability to liaise with people from diverse groups and backgrounds at all levels (students, academic staff and external stakeholders);
  • Able to show initiative and to be able to work effectively as a member of a team;
  • Extensive experience and success in managing multiple projects through the complete project lifecycle
  • Demonstrated capacity to draft reports for industry stakeholders.
  • Leadership skills and experience working effectively in a large complex organisation;
  • Demonstrated success in building educational programmes and developing a large-scale brand;
  • Capacity to engage in a range of approaches to generate solutions, and to consult widely to reach negotiated agreed outcomes;
  • Able to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders of varying seniority;
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities


Additional details about the specific responsibilities for this role can be found in the position description via the link,

Download File Position Description Project Manager - CSE.pdf

Via the advert on


Within your application you should address the selection criteria which are listed within the position description. 

Please apply online. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below. 



Penny Spencer


T: +61 2 9385 0708

Applications close: 11:50pm, Sunday 5th April 2020

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.

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