Fixed-term Project Manager – NZ Methamphetamine Study
Waipapa Taumata Rau | The University of Auckland
The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university. We employ more than 5400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students, making us one of NZ’s largest employers.
Our mission and values place strong emphasis on both our student body and our scholarly community, and we work with both community and enterprise to advance the well-being of the peoples of Auckland and New Zealand, with a clear commitment to pursuing sustainability.
Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity
We are looking for a Project Manager – internally called a Project Operations Coordinator. The purpose of this position is to work with the study principal investigator (PI) to plan and execute the ‘NZ Methamphetamine Treatment Evaluation Study’ in accordance to the study timelines, scope, budget, ethical approval, and standard operating procedures (SOPs) and to complete the deliverables contracted by the funder (Health Research Council of NZ).
Some other responsibilities include:
- Develop project documentation
- Prioritise study objectives
- Establish processes for project governance and quality assurance/risk management.
- Community Engagement /study promotion
The salary range for this role is $64,600 – $79,800 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. This is a part time, 24 hours per week, fixed term role for 3.5 years.
For more detailed information, please refer to the Position Description.
He kōrero mōu | About you
Our ideal candidate will have the below:
- Appropriate qualifications in a relevant social or health sciences discipline such as psychology, sociology, nursing, pharmacy, or medicine.
- A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a project co-ordinator, project manager, clinical trials study manager or research nurse in a university setting or Health sector.
- Previous experience in successfully managing project teams working on health-related research.
- Experience of, or understanding of, managing study budgets
- Experience of working with Māori and their whanau.
- Health sector experience
- Demonstrated ability to deliver results to the appropriate quality and timeline.
- Proven computer skills
- Culturally aware
- Experience of, or understanding of, managing budgets.
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer
The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities. Auckland itself is frequently rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities.
The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:
- Flexible employment practices (including working from home, flexible hours)
- Up to 6.75% company superannuation scheme
- A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave
In addition, we also offer career development programmes, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.
The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz.
For more information please visit Staff Benefits.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday, 28th August 2022 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and your CV highlighting how you can meet the skills and experiences detailed above.
Please reach out to David Newcombe Via email@example.com for more information. Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email.
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The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz
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