First listed on: 17 July 2018

Senior Project Manager - eClinic

  • Support the development of an eClinic for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders
  • Located at the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders in the Charles Perkins Centre, Camperdown Campus
  • Part time (0.6 FTE), fixed-term 12 month appointment with a $103K p.a pro-rated base salary plus superannuation

Job Reference Number: 1251/0618F

About the opportunity 

The Senior Project Manager-eClinics provides overall project management and guidance to support the development of an eClinic for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders; coordination of workforce development activities across NSW; and contributes to key strategies and programs of work across the InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders.

Reporting to the Director, InsideOut Institute, you will:

  • Manage the development and implementation of governance structures, project plans, project processes and resources required to support implementation.
  • Provide effective management of activities and deliverables to ensure milestones and deliverables are realised.
  • Develop and embed project governance and reporting to ensure progress is monitored and risks mitigated.
  • Manage stakeholders and communications, ensuring effective collaboration and team work with other project teams and stakeholders across the University and NSW Health.

This is a part-time, 0.6FTE, 12 month fixed term position.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Senior Project Manager who possesses:

  • Postgraduate qualifications in health sciences and extensive relevant work experience in eating disorders, including high level expert knowledge of eating disorder management, evidence-based treatment and policy
  • Experience project managing multiple work streams, or leading large complex projects
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and highly organised planning, analysis and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with a variety of matters.
  • Experience managing a diverse group of key internal/external stakeholders on large or complex projects
  • Sound understanding and consistent application of project management competencies including scope, time, quality, HR, communications, cost, risk, procurement and integration
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality curriculum programs for health purposes

Previous financial management experience and literacy, experience managing budgets and controlling income and expenditure for a project is highly desirable.

About us

The Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders is committed to reducing the individual and societal impact of obesity and lifestyle-related chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, cancer, mental illness, osteoarthritis and eating disorders. Led by key researchers across the University, the Boden Institute unites the expertise in basic, clinical, public health and policy research with the following objectives:

  • To improve the quality and quantity of research addressing the interface of obesity, eating disorders, nutrition, exercise and metabolic health and clinical intervention
  • To increase the opportunities for and improve the quality of teaching and training in obesity, eating disorders, nutrition, exercise and public health
  • To contribute to, and directly influence, the development of improved public policy on obesity, eating disorders, nutrition and exercise at a national and international level
  • To foster excellence in the clinical management of obesity, eating disorders and related chronic disease

The InsideOut Institute is an academic and service support centre resulting from a collaboration between the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney and the Sydney Local Health District. InsideOut is funded by the Mental Health Branch of the NSW Ministry of Health, specifically for the purpose of developing and implementing strategic planning for eating disorder in NSW, including both service and workforce development.  In addition, InsideOut receives funding for research projects from organisations offering research grants.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.


This position is designated as child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working With Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 1251/0618F to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Closing Date: 11.30pm Wednesday 15th August

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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