Senior Project Manager

Finance · South Brisbane, Queensland
Department Finance
Employment Type Fixed Term Contract
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

The Children’s Hospital Foundation helps sick and injured kids by funding life-saving medical research, investing in vital new equipment, and providing support and entertainment for children and their families. We are committed to making a difference in the fight against childhood illness and injury so every child can grow up as happy and healthy as possible. 


Due to an increased focus on innovation and our digital strategy, our team is seeking a Senior Project Manager for a full-time fixed-term contract for an initial 2-year period. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for you to make your mark and help ensure our children, and future generations, receive the world-class treatment, care, and support they deserve.


What will you be doing?

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you will be responsible for enabling and supporting the development and delivery of cross-organisational projects for the Foundation.

As the Senior Project Manager, you will be managing a range of projects from the planning stage through to implementation and the transition to BAU. In this role you will be responsible for managing, tracking, and reporting requirements along with designs of business processes.

You will work with a range of stakeholders both internally and externally in delivering each project which will require you to develop and maintain collaborative working relations. You will have the ability to take on any project whether it is a business process improvement or large-scale redesign.


Additionally, it will be a busy role that will focus on:  

  • Developing a simple project framework and required documentation to create consistency, continuity and efficiencies for project management
  • Working closely with the Executive Management Team, CFO and project leads, assist with the scoping, business case preparation, planning and set-up of prioritised projects
  • Working with system leads to prepare and maintain user manuals and how to guides
  • Establish and administer workshops and Steering Committee meetings (for appropriate projects), capturing meeting actions and circulating/following up actions
  • Assisting with the project management to deliver to project outcomes, timing and budgets.
  • Developing reports to assist project meetings, governance and progress reporting to Executive Management Team


Who are you?

To be successful in this role, you will possess the following:

  • Project Management degree or equivalent
  • 5+ years’ experience in senior project management role(s)
  • Sound understanding of a range of project management approaches suitable for strategic, IT, and operational projects.
  • Demonstrated success at end to end project management, including sound budget and time management, process, and workflow mapping.
  • Demonstrated competency in written communication and capacity to manage and document key project elements
  • Project management software skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, a collaborative style, and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Experience in developing, analysing, and presenting project reports
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Natural aptitude, resilience, flexibility, and alignment with the Foundation’s values


What we offer….

In return, you will work in a passionate and motivated organisation where you can see the difference you make to people’s lives. We believe in developing and investing in staff and providing work/life balance. You can also increase your take-home salary through generous salary packaging benefits.

This is a full-time, 2-year fixed term contract that will be based at South Brisbane.

A copy of the position description is available via our Google Drive here:    

To find out more about the Children's Hospital Foundation go to our website:  


How to apply….


To apply for this position, please click apply for this job, complete the application form, and upload your cover letter and resume.


Applications close Friday 25 September 2020 however, they will be reviewed during this time.



Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons are encouraged to apply.

To be eligible for permanent employment within the Children’s Hospital Foundation you must be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident.

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  • Location
    South Brisbane, Queensland
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor