POD Project Manager

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Tenure: Ongoing
Location: Canberra
Categories: Administration, Education, Training, Human Resources (HR), Program Management/Maintenance
Division: Policy and Corporate Div
Business Group: Finance and People Serv
Section: People Services

IP Australia

IP Australia is a unique and innovative Australian Government Agency that works with Australians to help them protect their inventions, brands, designs, and plant varieties through the administration of patents, trademarks, designs, and plant breeder’s rights: their Intellectual Property (IP). We have a strong sense of purpose, ensuring Australians benefit from great ideas.

About our Finance and People Services Group

Finance and People Services Group (FPSG) provide specialist HR, strategic communication, data management, governance and change management expertise to support and enable IP Australia’s reputation with our staff, external stakeholders, and customers. This includes specialist communication, strategic planning and change management support to enable IP Australia’s organisational culture and drive external public engagement and awareness activities.

About our Section

The People & Organisational Development (POD) section provides delivery of the learning and development strategy and programs aimed at achieving and supporting a professional, highly skilled and committed workforce to improve IP Australia’s business performance and meet the organisation’s current and future business needs.

The Position

As the APS 6 POD Project Manager, you will be responsible for designing and implementing contemporary organisational development solutions by working with our stakeholders to deliver innovative products and services that improve the employee and ultimately, customer experience. You will be responsible for managing multiple projects focused on improving the capability of our workforce and assist the team in the development, delivery, and management of an extensive suite of products and activities.

The following key duties are necessary in the POD Project Manager role:

  • Apply your expertise in the management of multiple concurrent projects and activities.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders and provide advice and support, as necessary.
  • Plan, organise and oversee team projects and activities to ensure delivery of intended results within prescribed timeframes and to the required quality standard.
  • Translate strategies and raw information into engaging content.
  • Assist in the day-to-day management of POD staff and deliverables including work plan development, budgets, and project allocation.

The Person

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a willingness to learn and engage with others to join our friendly team of professionals. As the POD Project Manager, you will be highly motivated, organised, proactive and display excellent project management skills. The ability to focus on innovations to improve business, analyse data and think logically to implement creative development approaches is key.

The following knowledge/ experience is desirable:

  • Qualifications and/or demonstrated experience in Project Management
  • Certification in Workplace Training and Assessment
  • General Human Resources or a related field

For additional information, please refer to the position profile below:

Download File Position Profile - POD Project Manager - APS 6 .pdf

To discuss the position in more detail please contact Jennelle McAppion on 02 6283 2918 or Jennelle.mcappion@ipaustralia.gov.au

To apply for this position, candidates are asked to:

  • Frame their responses around the position specific duties and position specific capabilities of the role (as set out in this position profile), and provide:
    1. Statement of how their skills, knowledge and experience will be relevant to this role (limited response between 300 and 500 words)
    2. Details of no more than two (2) professional achievements relevant to the duties, within the last two years, that demonstrate their suitability for this role (limited response between 300 and 500 words)
  • Provide a current CV detailing recent employment history.
  • Provide the details of at least two referees, one of which must be a current supervisor.

Interested? We’d love to hear from you.

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