Project Manager 3 La Trobe University Schools

at La Trobe University

  • Manage the implementation of a key strategic plan
  • Full time, 9 month fixed-term roles based at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • HEO8 - HEO9 salary plus up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the role

There are three roles available, each supporting one School within the College of Arts, Social Science and Commerce in the implementation of their strategic plan.

These are:

Each role will be fully responsible for the implementation at one of the above schools, however the Project Manager - La Trobe Business School will also be responsible for coordinating reporting across the three school project implementation groups as well as ensuring alignment according to project management principles across three schools projects with the Project Management and Business Transformation unit.

These roles will report to the College General Manager, but will work closely with the respective Head of School and Project Steering Group.

Accountabilities will include successful delivery, integration and coordination of the project through effective project management practice. You will define the project scope and deliverables; create and execute work plans; ensure compliance with policies, frameworks and University standards; track key milestones; conduct project status meetings; report to project sponsors and the Project Steering Group; and plan and prepare project communications.

Skills & Experience

To be successful you will have strong relevant experience, education and training in project management and/or strategy implementation. You will demonstrate proven ability to manage a number of high impact projects with a track record of delivering on time, on budget and to expected standards. You will also have demonstrated experience in supporting an organisational change in a complex and sensitive setting, and an ability to develop and maintain strong project teams. Stong interpersonal skills and communication skills will be essential in performing these roles.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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How to Apply

Closing date: Wednesday 20 June, 2018 (11:55pm)

Position enquiries: Simon Hall, College General Manager (College of Arts, Social Science and Commerce). Email:

Position Descriptions:

Download File PM La Trobe Business School (HEO9).pdf

Download File PM School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HEO8).pdf

Download File PM School of Education (HEO8).pdf

Salary ranges:

HEO8 ($91,330 to $104,909 plus superannuation)

HEO9 ($106,552 to $113,076 plus superannuation)

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

In your application, please indicate which role(s) you are applying for. Only one application is required.

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you have any questions regarding how to apply for this role, please contact HR Assist on 9479 1234.

To apply and to view position description please visit and search under current vacancies.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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