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The Australian National University

Project Manager

Apply now Job no: 517920
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: Senior Manager 1 (Administration)
Salary package: $107,632 - $112,944 per annum plus 17% employer superannuation
Terms: Multiple, Full time, Fixed term 1-3 years (by negotiation with potential for extension)

We Offer

  • Professional and collaborative work environment
  • Mentoring and ongoing career development
  • Excellent remuneration and benefits packages
  • 17% Superannuation Contributions Annual Leave Loading
  • 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 experienced Project Managers (multiple roles) to work with business areas within the University to help them achieve their business strategies through tailored, efficient and effective Program and Project Management.

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 take projects from conception to completion, including transition to operations. 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.

We are looking for talented individuals who are focussed on providing a customer centric experience.  Applicants should have a solid track record of delivering business transformation and change across large and complex organisations.  We are looking for excellent communicators with great stakeholder engagement skills to lead and revolutionise service delivery through utilising data, analytics and rapid improvement methodologies.

This opportunity is ideal for applicants working as Project Managers in the Higher Education sector, Government sector, independent consultants, or someone working within a consulting organisation who wants to work as part of an internal consulting team and see projects through from concept to implementation and beyond. 

For more information please contact Lakshmi West T: + 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

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

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