Project Manager - Higher Education

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Full Time


21000-22000 AUD per year




Aug 15, 2022


Project Manager - Higher Education
- Reports to Delivery Manager
- Excellent English
- Client facing opportunity
- Flexible work arrangement
- Philippine-based

We are looking for someone to join our International Team as a Project Manager. This is a full-time, 40 hours a week role based in the Philippines and can be performed from a home office. Reliable internet connection, strong English proficiency (written and verbal), and experience in client liaison and project management/coordination are vital for performing this role.

As a successful applicant for this role, you will be involved in managing business process improvement projects, change/organisational management reviews, compliance implementation and system implementation projects working with many of Australia's Universities and Higher Education Institutions. The aim is to deliver positive and sustainable change in an evolving Education sector – one project at a time!

You will have 3-8 years’ experience managing projects and working closely across project activities, and have demonstrated excellent skills in organising these activities, ideally working within the Education sector.

You will be essential in ensuring the successful delivery of our clients' project requirements, on time and within budget, as well as ensuring all project administration is organised effectively. You will be coordinating and undertaking project activities as well as coordinating contractors to deliver outcomes.

You must be willing to learn, have a great attitude and be an active member of our team. You will have an outcomes-focused work-style and be able to work closely with other teaUpgrade to see actual infombers within the DVE Project Methodology. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to grow the responsibilities and build the role into something bigger, as has been the case for many of our international teaUpgrade to see actual infombers. You will be supported in managing smaller projects from the beginning.

As part of this role, you will be a participant in team training activities, attend our DVE Team Days for personal growth, and give input to the ongoing growth and development of the business. You will report directly to the Delivery Manager.

Some of the reasons why you should be a member of the DVE Team:
- Full-time, long term contract
- Work with a great team that supports you.
- HMO and leave benefits
- Challenging and rewarding, with opportunities to progress and grow your role
- Experience working with an Australian company
- Opportunity to receive periodic coaching from senior teaUpgrade to see actual infombers

- 3-5 years experience of managing projects and working closely with key stakeholders, clients and internal team
- proven leadership experience
- excellent communications kills
- excellent skills in organising activities and tracking to plan and schedules
- proven ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities and complete activities according to plan, budget and scope
- proven ability to problem solve
- strong familiarity with project management tools and systems
- excellent analytical skills
- extremely resourceful and resilient

Other Requirements:
- A modern computer with minimum specs: i5 processor or equivalent, 8GB RAM, 250GB HD
- DSL or Cable internet as your main internet connection (stable) with internet speed of at least 10Mbps
- A backup 4G/LTE internet connection (could be a Wi-Fi dongle or pocket Wi-Fi)
- Conducive work environment and home office setup
- Chrome browser, Adobe Acrobat reader
- Genuine Windows OS installation (preferred)
- UPS/backup generator (preferred)

Regular weekly activities including but not limited to:
- Regular communication and close work with all stakeholders in relation to projects and project activities.
- Monitoring project scope and budgets ensuring ongoing costs are in line with proposals
- Ensuring project activities are completed and milestones and deliverables are met
- Coordinating teaUpgrade to see actual infombers and contractors' work, ensuring agreed hours and costs are not exceeded.
- Regular project activities such as undertaking interviews, running workshops, writing reports, peer reviewing work, providing expert advice on recommendations.
- Effectively reporting to management on progress and issues with communication and drive to effective resolution
- Provision of status updates for client governance committees
- Utilsation of online Project Management tool to setup and track project for activity progression and effective reporting
- Administration and documentation of project activities and progress
- Identification of opportunities for new business and close work with the Business Development team to engage client
- Delegating tasks appropriately to project teaUpgrade to see actual infombers and contractors ensuring the right teaUpgrade to see actual infombers are utilised for appropriate activities
- Input to project proposals and tenders

As an organisation with a flexible approach to work. We are a team of innovative, fast-thinking, problem solvers from diverse backgrounds – we work hard to achieve our mission and deliver value to our clients, and are looking for an engaged and committed teaUpgrade to see actual infomber to join Upgrade to see actual info return, we offer you a chance to join a team willing to share inspiration and growth opportunities whenever we can.

Salary package commensurate with experience - experienced Project Managers with consulting capability and business development experience encouraged to apply.

About DVE

DVE Business Solutions is a growing consulting company with a difference, led by South Australia Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year Jo Schneider. DVE clients are predominantly in the education sector with Universities being core focus. With our communicative and collaborative methodology, DVE drives positive change that makes a difference in the areas of People, Process, Structure and Technology.

We work every day to change education from the inside out, and our work is underpinned by our core values - Work as OneTeam; Practice what we preach; Maintain client focus and; Enjoy what we do.

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