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Project Coordinator, 10 Months Fixed Term job in Sydney

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Laureate Education jobs
Sydney, Other
Company Name:
Laureate Education
Company Type:
Certified B Corporation
Other/Not Classified
Impact Area:
Education & Training

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Laureate Australia is a strengths-based educator that lives by the motto 'Here For Good'. Our ambition is to revolutionise the world of education, increase student employability and make a positive impact. We are the largest Public Benefit Corporation (B-Corp) in the world, which means Laureate is a certified force for good. We believe in the power of education to transform lives, and we put our people and students at the heart of everything we do.

Laureate Australia is a part of the global Laureate International Universities network, with more than 1,000,000+ students at 70 institutions in 25 countries. Laureate Australia includes some of the iconic education brands such as Torrens University Australia which offers a growing range of degree programs to students all over Australia, into the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.

Job Description

About the Role and what you can expect

The Project Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Product Operations and Projects Management team with the coordination and execution of product development projects across the Laureate Australia Group. This role will coordinate product / project budget/s, timelines and teams to ensure the successful design, development and roll out of Hybrid, Blended and Online (HBO) courses and subjects.

This role will be responsible for supporting: Business Case and Capital Investment Plan (CIP) development and tracking, project management for product development projects, approval and tracking of the product development process to meet set timelines and budgets, and timesheet and project costs administration activities.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the account management of product development in collaboration with various verticals and products as assigned to ensure a positive client service relationship.

  • Supporting the project management of a team to develop Hybrid, Blended and Online (HBO) courses and subjects as per the Product Strategy.

  • Liaise with key stakeholders in the analysis, scoping, planning and scheduling of projects, as aligned with the Product Strategy.

  • Plan, schedule and document project timelines and milestones and track the achievement of tasks and deliverables.

  • Plan, develop, manage and report on project budgets, including Business Plan and Capital Investment Plans (CIPs).

  • Support the recruitment, contracting and management of Subject Matter Experts (SME), academic reviewers, and other contractors/external vendors as required per project.

  • Identify, manage and escalate project dependencies and risks as and when required / identified during any project.

  • Track and report on project progress with appropriate status reports.

  • Schedule and facilitate stakeholder meetings in relation to projects and product development.

  • Provide standard and timely communications to project stakeholders and Product Innovation team members.

  • Build and manage relationships with key stakeholders.

  • Collaborate with other Product Innovation team Managers to ensure sound learning design, appropriate and innovative digital media and quality LMS administration for subjects and products.

Desired Skills and Experience

Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications

  • A tertiary qualification or above in a relevant field.

  • Project coordination experience in a higher education context.

  • The ability to work under pressure and be adaptable to achieve deadlines within a highly dynamic project environment.

  • Strong understanding of scope management and task prioritisation.

  • Proven skills in confident client communication, influencing and clear accurate documentation.

  • Well-developed interpersonal and leadership skills, including the ability to influence and drive other team members and stakeholders.

  • Proven experience in identifying issues and proposing solutions in a dynamic and unstructured environment.

Want to be part of the Laureate Team?

Apply Online

Thank you for wanting to be a part of the Laureate Team! You can apply online where we will be thoroughly reviewing all applications submitted. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us, we thank you for your interest and wish you all the best in the future. Should there be a suitable role in the future, we will continue to keep you in mind. Likewise, you are welcome to apply to other roles advertised.

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