Our vision is for ANU to be a world leader in First Nations research and teaching, and for this work to drive growth in democratic participation, societal equity and economic opportunity for Indigenous Australians. We need an experienced Senior Projects Officer to work collaboratively within our new First Nations Portfolio, under the leadership of our new Vice-President (First Nations), Yawuru man, Professor Peter Yu.
You will provide high-level project management support, and policy and advocacy advice in the achievement of the Portfolio’s strategic goals. You will be able to anticipate, analyse and respond to changes and trends in the political, economic, social or legal landscapes relevant to the Portfolio’s strategic interests. Your role is part of the new First Nations Portfolio, reporting to the Executive Officer, and working closely with the new Vice President (First Nations) and the Portfolio’s Executive team. You will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including consulting with relevant stakeholders and subject matter experts with respect to strategic analysis and project coordination. We support continuous learning and professional development, and will provide mentoring and support to those candidates wanting to adapt their existing project management experience and analytic and organisational skills to the exciting world of higher education.
We strongly encourage and support applications from Indigenous Australians for this role. Are you an experienced project officer who is passionate about Indigenous Australia, and the power of Indigenous-led policy, research and education? Do you want to be part of a supportive and rapidly growing team that contributes to the advancement of First Nations Peoples? Do you have high level project management skills, with a proven ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders? Can you deliver outcomes within a complex, dynamic stakeholder environment? Selection Criteria Progress towards postgraduate qualifications and relevant experience; or extensive project management experience; or an equivalent combination of experience and training/education. 2. Demonstrated experience preparing high quality professional business case submissions and project management artefacts in accordance with best practice project management principles. 3. Demonstrated knowledge of, or capacity to learn about, key policy topics of interest to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 4. Demonstrated high level of interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills, both written and oral, including demonstrated ability to liaise effectively with internal and external key stakeholders. 5. Highly developed analytical, problem solving and organisational skills with an ability to complete multiple projects on time, within budget and delivering high quality outcomes. 6. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, to provide consistent, responsive and high quality administrative and project support. 7. Demonstrated proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of programs. 8. A demonstrated high-level of understanding of equal opportunity principles and occupational health and safety and a commitment to their application in a university context.
Classification: ANU Officer Grade 8 (Administration) Salary package: $99,612 - $106,517 per annum plus 17% superannuation Terms: Continuing, full time ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion.
The role is Canberra based. How to Apply: Candidates must apply through the ANU portal https://jobs.anu.edu.au/cw/en/job/539263?lApplicationSubSourceID In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents: A two (2) page statement (maximum) addressing the selection criteria; and A current curriculum vitae (CV) As part of the selection process, shortlisted candidates may be required to participate in a work skills test in conjunction with a face-to-face interview. Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position. Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country. Applications close Sunday 28 Feb, 2021 at 11:55PM (AEDT).