Senior Project Manager, Health Expansion Strategy

Swinburne University of Technology

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Fixed Term position for 3 years at our Hawthorn campus

About the Role 
The position of Senior Project Manager, Health Expansion Strategy will be responsible for delivering and coordinating the implementation of the School of Health Sciences, Health Expansion Strategy.

Reporting to the School Dean and working closely with the Director, Health Strategy and Partnerships in the School of Health Sciences, and the Director of the Academic Operations Unit, this fixed term position will focus on the development, implementation and management of the School’s Health Expansion Strategy with maximum efficiency and minimum cost.

The role is expected to provide project management expertise, tools, fulfill governance requirements of the project, and is responsible for the end-to-end delivery of project related tasks. The role is also responsible for providing timely and effective high-level analysis and advice, to project sponsors and stakeholders. The role will actively manage risks and implementation plan to ensure that the physical facilities, appropriate staff, equipment, marketing and accreditation requirements are in place to deliver new teaching programs and research initiatives.

As the Senior Project Manager, Health Expansion Strategy you will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to scope the implications of existing, new, and/or proposed policies, legislation and procedures related to Health Sciences. The appointee will be expected to exhibit a highly professional, teamwork approach in working closely and collaboratively with other staff members across the University and within the school.


About You  

To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities: 

  • Extensive experience managing multiple projects across all areas of organisational change including complex projects with Facilities and business process-related elements.
  • Demonstrated experience in development of high-quality business cases and proposals to secure funding for complex, high impact strategic initiatives.
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop strategy and translate strategy into measurable plans, and performance expectations, with execution achieving results.
  • Demonstrated experience in the successful delivery of complex programs involving balancing a portfolio of activities and competing priorities.
  • Experience using a range of different project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle.



  • A postgraduate degree level qualification in a relevant discipline with subsequent relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

To Apply
Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position. 

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Applications Close: Sunday December 10th  at 11PM

Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

Equity and Diversity
Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives.  For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

For any support please contact or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan.

Victoria’s Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes 
As a signatory to Victoria’s Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.  

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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