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ELEVATE Project Manager

Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering

About the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE)

ATSE is a Learned Academy of independent experts helping Australians understand and use technology to solve complex problems. Comprised of over 900 Fellows, the Academy is a non-government, not-for-profit, independent organisation at the forefront of proposing technology powered and human driven solutions to issues such as climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic and building a more diverse STEM workforce ready for the future.

Our Head Office is in Canberra, and we have Fellows and secretariat staff around the country.

Our Culture

ATSE is a values driven employer that embraces diversity and offers a safe and inclusive work environment for all. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We welcome applications from people with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; who identify as LGBTIQ+; and people with disability. We actively listen to our staff so that we can provide an environment where they feel connected, respected and valued. We invest in our staff to nurture and grow their individual professional capability.

About the Role

Elevate is a government funded program that aims to boost women in STEM by awarding up to 500 undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships to women in STEM to propel women into senior leadership roles.

The Project Manager role supports, influences and coordinates the development and implementation of a range of activities and initiatives to enable the successful delivery of the program, including development of project plans, consulting to identify key project milestones, monitoring of program delivery and regular reporting against expected and actual outcomes, as well as undertaking research and analysis to identify trends and write reports to inform planning and decisions.

A collaborative work style is essential, as the position works closely with ATSE staff, stakeholders, and industry partners.

This is a full-time role.

Experience and Skills for Success

  • Proven experience (3-5 years) in project management with strong organisational and strategic planning skills, and monitoring project budgets
  • Experience supporting the review, development, implementation and administration of projects and grants, with knowledge of decision processes and probity requirements
  • Experience and ability to assist with the establishments of frameworks to satisfy grant reporting requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with a broad range of stakeholders and internal staff to foster strong collaborative relationships
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of the challenges of Women in STEM
  • Experience or understanding of or experience working with Learned Academies would be well regarded

What we Offer

  • The opportunity to work in a ‘for-purpose’ organisation that lives it values every day and engages with you as a human being first and as an employee second
  • The opportunity to work flexibly
  • Generous unlimited leave provisions
  • Generous parental leave provisions
  • Wellbeing support programs including EAP services with individualised coaching and counselling sessions
  • Attractive remuneration package with automatic annual CPI increases
  • Opportunity to work with a growing team with ongoing training and development and career prospects

Want to Apply or Curious to Find Out More?

Please visit our website at www.atse.org.au to learn more about our organisation and our values. To find out more about the role please email dawn.bennett@atse.org.au using the subject line: ELEVATE Project Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs

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