Project Manager

12-month fixed-term contract with potential extension (reference no. 2204)

The Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) builds admission systems and provide bespoke services for universities across NSW and ACT. We are the largest tertiary admissions centre in Australia, and we are recognised as the leader in technology platforms within our industry.

We have exciting national-scale projects underway, building brand-new systems that solve complex problems and drive efficiency improvements for our clients and the sector.

UAC has experienced significant double-digit growth and expansion of market share and capability. We’re looking for a Project Manager to contribute to UAC’s success.

About the role

As a Project Manager, you’ll be responsible for coordination of multidisciplinary project teams and work in partnership with business and technical stakeholders to deliver projects of varying size and complexity. You’ll play a key role in the delivery of projects and the development of standard methodologies and processes for UAC.

To succeed in the role, you will have:

  • tertiary level qualifications or the equivalent
  • extensive experience in managing all phases of the project lifecycle as well as the ability to conduct project health checks
  • success in delivering or significantly contributing to the delivery of complex IT solutions/projects that service multi-stakeholder environments
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with proven ability to build productive working relationships with colleagues and a diverse range of stakeholders
  • excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills and attention to detail.

What’s in it for you?

We’re a dynamic organisation and proud to offer excellent conditions, including a competitive remuneration package, generous staff benefits, and a genuine work/life balance.

We provide flexibility for our staff who are continuing to work from home and the office. We have the technology platforms and ethos to ensure our remote teams continue to stay connected!

This is an excellent opportunity to work with leaders in the industry, delivering cutting-edge, transformative projects. This is a role that will be both challenging and rewarding, with scope for the role to grow with the incumbent.

So, if you’d like to be part of this journey, we are keen to hear from you!

How to apply

For your application to be considered, you must provide a written response to the below selection criteria. Email your responses to selection criteria, resume and copies of relevant qualifications to jobs@uac.edu.au with the job reference no. 2204.

Please outline your experiences in managing software development projects, specifically explaining:

  • duration and budget of the projects
  • size of the teams
  • challenges you faced
  • how you addressed the challenges.

Enquiries: Contact Zoya Salah (02) 9752 0378 or email jobs@uac.edu.au