University of New England

Job Description

Project Manager

Estate and Built Environment

  • Continuing, full-time
  • $102,199 to $118,605 per annum (HE08)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation
  • Salary packaging options are available
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus Christmas week shutdown, per annum
  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Applicants must have permanent full-time work rights (UNE will not provide sponsorship for this position)

Acknowledgement of Country

The University of New England (UNE) is a regionally based, globally networked university renowned for the quality of its student experience and the excellence of its research specialisations. In addition, UNE pioneered teaching to external students making it the most experienced provider of distance and innovative online education.

UNE emphasises its people, staff and students’ growth and development. We aspire to be a leader in innovation and change and a centre for the Armidale and the North-West communities.

Equity, diversity and inclusion are central to the core values of UNE and we are committed to engaging, supporting and growing a richly diverse workforce. From the Oorala Aboriginal Centre at the heart of our campus, to the inclusive organisations such as the UNE Ally Network, the UNE Women’s Society, and the many international cultural groups – all will feel valued and respected at UNE.

About the role

The Project Manager is directly accountable for the delivery of major and minor capital projects from inception through project delivery and closeout, inclusive of new, re-development and refurbishment of buildings and site infrastructure. The Project Manager may be required to manage other project or construction staff, depending on the location and magnitude of projects in the capital program. The Project Manager reports to the Project Delivery Manager and operates under their broad direction.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated exceptional project management expertise (internal or external) including relevant financial management, systems, processes, reporting and analytical skills.
  • Actively overcomes obstacles to achieve and makes decisions in a timely manner while maintaining progress towards planned outcomes.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the design and implementation of capital works for buildings and infrastructure.

About the Faculty/Group

The Estate and Built Environment Directorate is responsible for buildings/infrastructure, grounds and facility services across UNE properties and is part of the Integrated Services Portfolio. The E&BE consists of the units of Operational Services, Project Delivery and Asset Services.


About Armidale

Armidale is an attractive and vibrant city that combines all the features of a bustling regional town centre with the tranquility of rural living. It boasts gourmet restaurants and cafes, boutique shopping, quality schools and sporting facilities. Surrounded by mountain gorges, waterfalls and national parks, Armidale’s natural beauty and distinct seasons make it an ideal place to live and thrive. experience

Enquiries and additional information

To discuss this role please contact Patrick Crick, phone: (02) 6773 3202, email: [email protected]

Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday, 4 June 2023

Reference No: 223086

To Apply

Please submit the following documents by clicking the Apply Now button below:

  • Covering letter;
  • Responses to selection criteria
  • Current CV;
  • Certified qualifications cited in your application for this position.


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