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The Australian National University

Project Manager

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: Senior Manager 1

Classification: Senior Manager 1 (Administration)
Salary package: $107,632 – $112,944 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Fixed term 18 months

We Offer

  • Professional and collaborative work environment
  • Mentoring and ongoing career development
  • Excellent remuneration and benefits packages
  • Salary sacrificing options for cars, parking, technology, childcare and more
  • Negotiable appointment with potential for extension

Position overview 

The ANU Service Improvement Group is seeking an experienced Project Manager to lead and drive the current Workers’ Compensation Self Insurance Project and work across traditional functional boundaries to resolve complex issues and gain consensus amongst a diverse group of stakeholders.

The role will lead the delivery of a high profile project that will improve safety management systems, including administrative structures and processes that support a positive work health and safety culture that enables effective injury prevention through to rehabilitation and claims management. This project will engage academic and professional staff to deliver a target state design for a self-insurance environment through streamlining, standardisation, technology and effective operating models.

We are seeking a dynamic Project Manager to lead the delivery of the project, working directly with the Director Human Resources as business owner.

The ideal applicant will have an understanding of management systems, including the implementation and delivery of IT systems within a regulatory framework.  Experience relating to health and safety is highly desirable.

The Service Improvement Group is a team that works with stakeholders from across the University to promote and drive business transformation through core strategic projects. The group is comprised of a program management office, a digital transformation team, and high quality project managers with knowledge and experience in consulting, engineering and project management from a range of industries.

About You

Your challenge is to deliver this project in a complex and highly devolved stakeholder environment.  Possessing a gift for negotiation and diplomacy, you will work across traditional functional boundaries to resolve complex issues and gain consensus amongst a diverse group of stakeholders.

For more information about the position please contact:

Lakshmi West  P: + 61 02 6125 3864 | E:


For further information about the Service Improvement Group, please visit:


The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on 


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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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Updated:  20 March 2015/Responsible Officer:  Director Human Resources /Page Contact:  HR Systems