Project Manager

About us

Good to Great Schools Australia (GGSA) partners with schools and school systems to support school improvement along a journey from Poor to Fair, Fair to Good and Good to Great.

About the units

Product Development is about taking a great idea and making it even better! Our team deploys leading edge practices to drive the organisation’s projects, navigating them through our innovation model. The team works across the strategy, design, build, implement and operate phases to deliver new products and services that delight our customers.

About the role

The Project Manager will contribute to the organisation’s objectives by leading the innovation and product development team to ensure that innovation projects and organisation tasks are effectively prioritised, planned and delivered.

Essential requirements of this position are leadership, planning, collaboration, written and oral communication skills and the flexibility to undertake a range of activities based on the changing needs of our small but growing organisation.


  • Minimum 10 years experience leading projects;
  • Successful delivery of project outcomes in a complex environment (preferably design projects or programs)  including the use of project management planning methodology and risk management;
  • Managed a project team of 5 or more full time employees who had other teams reporting to them;
  • Ability to think strategically through complex issues taking into account the bigger picture and longer-term outcomes;
  • Demonstrated experience in influencing the work and direction of a high-functioning project team/work group;
  • Proven ability to develop strong networks with diverse key partners with demonstrated negotiation skills and  the ability to sell difficult/contentious concepts;Willingness to travel away from base location to regional and remote areas of Australia
  • Evidence of a current valid manual drivers licence;
  • Possess a Blue Card (or if successful provide evidence of obtaining/applying prior to commencement);
  • Evidence of a successfully completed Police Check.

Applicants need to submit a resume and an application letter that addresses the essential selection criteria above. GGSA does not consider applications that do not address the selection criteria. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and previous applicants need not apply.

Submit your application to workwithus@goodtogreatschools.org.au

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