Office of the Chief Operating Officer of Corporate Services
- New role working to make a real difference at a Top 100 World University
- Level 7, full-time appointment on a three year fixed term basis
- Salary range: $86,801 to $96,427 plus 17% superannuation
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to 'innovate and inspire' there is no better time to join Western Australia's top University.
About the team
UWA is initiating an exciting program of work to support UWA 2030 and the 2025 Strategic Plan. This includes investing in further improving administrative and support services to meet the needs of the University's staff and students. Efficient and agile service delivery is vital to enabling the university strategic objectives.
The University's Services Project function is tasked with refining service provision with a focus on quality, simplification and automation improvements while centred on the end user needs.
About the opportunity
Reporting to the Senior Change Manager, you will provide high level change and project management support to a variety of initiatives across professional service delivery. You will coordinate change efforts across multiple projects, undertake research, provide detailed analysis and develop change management plans and content. You will also consult with internal and external stakeholders on projects, change adoption and issues associated with business transformation initiatives.
To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate:
- Relevant tertiary qualification or demonstrated equivalent competency
- Substantial experience in project management and change management methodologies
- Experience in transformation and/or complex change management programs with a strong process and automation orientation
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with consultation and negotiation skills
- Excellent planning and organisational skills, and an ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
- Proficiency in a range of computing skills such as word processing, presentation development, spreadsheets and databases, as well as use of the internet and email
- Demonstrated ability to work independently, show initiative and work productively as part of a team
- Ability to innovate, analyse and think creatively on change and improvement opportunities
About the campus
We work at one of Australia's most beautiful university campuses, with some of the most inspiring people on the planet. In addition to facilities such as gym, library, swimming pool and childcare, we have great public transport links and end of trip facilities so you can ride, run or walk to work.
Closing date: Sunday, 21 July 2019
This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.
Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.
Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the Position Description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria.
Please see the position description prior to applying: 502781.pdf
Diversity and Inclusion
UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.
- We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
- UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).