Senior Project Officer

  • AustralianSuper
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • 24/07/2018
Full time Finance Information Technology Professional Services

Job Description

AustralianSuper is for all Australians and businesses; we invest members’ money to help create the best possible retirement outcome. More than 2.2 million members trust us to invest more than $140 billion on their behalf. Our size has given us the ability to leverage significant investment opportunities for long term performance and lower fees that are passed onto our members.

We put members first in everything we do and are committed to the recruitment, development and support of a diverse workforce that share our values of Energy, Integrity, Generosity of Spirit and Excellent Outcomes.

Here’s where you come in…

To support the growth of AustralianSuper we are seeking a Senior Project Officer who will be responsible for creating, managing and coordinating the core project management activities in areas such as governance and financial reporting, risk and issue management and planning and scheduling. Reporting to the PMO Reporting and Governance Lead this role represents an outstanding opportunity to help to support our senior project management team in the delivery of strategic programs of work across the Fund. 

In this role, you will create the draft version of core project management artefacts such as business cases, project plans and steering committee reports.  You will also be responsible for creating and maintaining project management control tools such as status reports and risk, issue and action logs. You will proactively participate in project planning meetings utilizing relevant methods tools and techniques to drive project improvement and support the function to deliver planned project activity.

You’ll need…

Experience planning and scheduling project activity in a Financial Services or IT environments and expert knowledge of project management tools and methodologies.  You will have worked within a ‘gated’ project and portfolio governance framework. We are seeking those with a meticulous attention to detail and the ability to perform under pressure, by prioritizing workload and working to specified timeframes.

If you would like the opportunity to work in a challenging, growing and rapidly evolving environment to deliver outstanding results that benefit members, please apply now! Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Agencies please note: this vacancy is being managed directly by AustralianSuper’s Recruitment team. We will contact our preferred agency partners should we require additional support. Thank you.