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Flinders University

Flinders University is recognised as a progressive and innovative institution, highly regarded in a competitive and rapidly evolving global environment.  With more than 2,000 staff, multiple campuses and a Goods and Services spend circa $170m, it enjoys a reputation for excellence in teaching and research, with a long standing commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for all.  Flinders’ bold vision is captured by their Strategic Plan Making a Difference – The 2025 Agenda, and includes a commitment to deliver a diverse $40m annual capital works program.

Reporting to the Associate Director, Capital Development, this role is responsible for the end-to-end delivery of multiple, concurrent and complex University infrastructure projects, including initiation and feasibility, business case development, design and documentation, construction, financial, stakeholder and defects management.  Key responsibilities include:

  • providing continuous and highly effective communication on regular project reports, project documentation and briefings to both senior management and project stakeholders;
  • establishing and managing appropriate project governance, risk management and financial management;
  • leading and mentoring other project managers in the delivery of projects;
  • developing and maintaining effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified project managers with demonstrated experience managing significant capital projects in a dynamic and complex environment.  Absolutely essential to this role is the ability to communicate clearly and unambiguously in writing and verbally to a diverse range of key stakeholders. Resilience, pragmatism, energy, credibility and drive are all critical qualities sought.  

An attractive remuneration package including 17% superannuation is offered to secure a genuinely dynamic and capable individual keen to add value to this critical service for the University.  Great learning happens in great spaces.  Enquire to get involved.

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Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed and Lucy Dinnison-Mitchell.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8827.

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