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Associate Director PMO Job at Macquarie University

Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: IT

*Recruitment for this position is being handled directly by Talent International*
Salary Package: From $131,329 to $154,547 per annum (HEW Level 10, Band 1), plus employer"s superannuation contribution and annual leave loading
Appointment Types: Full-time, fixed term until December 2021
Location: Macquarie University, North Ryde
The Role
Macquarie University launched a five-year Operating Plan in 2020 defining a number of key strategic objectives each of which will represent a program of work. These programs will be delivered through prioritised projects and workstreams supported by an Operating Plan Project Management Office (OP-PMO).
As part of this, there is now a requirement for an Associate Director, PMO to ensure that all projects and programs across the Operating Plan realise strategic outcomes and that their progress is transparent, consistent and of high quality and value to the University
In this newly established position, you will support the Director, PMO and the Vice President, Strategy, Planning and Performance (VPSPP) in the development of process and practice improvements across the Operating Plan PMO as well as leading the execution of the PMO governance framework.
This is an exciting time to join our team, as we rethink and reimagine our approach to delivering world class teaching and research.
About You
The ideal candidate will have a track record in PMO management and best practices including financial management and quality management of projects and programs within large and complex organisations.
Your ability to understand, integrate and assess information relating to strategic, operational, financial and technological issues and opportunities will be matched with excellent interpersonal, stakeholder engagement and facilitation skills.
You will need in-depth knowledge in contemporary Project and Change Management methodologies such as PRINCE2, Agile, PMBOK, ADKAR or PROSCI and previous experience operating within the Higher Education sector is highly regarded.
About Us
Information Technology is a trusted business partner with an ethos of service but not subservience, and we pride ourselves in the application of a strong collaborative partnership approach to transformation across the University. 
Within Information Technology, the Program Management Office provides greater senior level project governance capacity and capability to ensure successful project delivery and benefits realisation.
Macquarie is a University engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 56 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of University. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.
To Apply
To be considered for this position, please apply online and attach your resume and a separate cover letter that outlines how you meet to the selection criteria below:
Tertiary qualifications in Project Management or other relevant discipline.
Substantial experience as a PMO Manager
Extensive experience in project management developed within large and complex organisations.
Led a portfolio of projects of at least $3 million capex
PRINCE2 Practitioner, PMP or RegPM (CPPM or higher) certifications.
AGILE certifications (Scrum Alliance, AgilePM, BCS Agile etc.) highly regarded.
*This position requires a Criminal History Check and Qualifications Check.
For further information regarding this role please view the position description below:
Position Description:  Associate_Director, PMO_Operating Plan
Enquiries & Application: Patrick O’Sullivan-Hayes, Principal Account Manager at Talent International via or (02) 9223 9855
Applications Close: Monday, 7 December 2020 at 11:55pm (AEST)
At Macquarie University, we are committed to providing a working environment where each individual is valued, respected and supported to progress. Our priority is to ensure culture, policies and processes are truly inclusive and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity, gender, culture, disability, LGBTIQA+ identities, family and caring responsibilities, age, or religion. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria and shares Macquarie University’s values of scholarship, empowerment and integrity to apply.
Learn more about our progress towards Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Advertised: 23 Nov 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 07 Dec 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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Associate Director  PMO Macquarie University
Sydney NSW 2109

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