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Project Management Advisor

Organisation / Entity: Sydney Opera House Trust
Job category:
  • Arts, Sports and Recreation | Performing Arts
Job location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney City
Job reference number: 00008NB0
Work type: Full-Time
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: Base salary of $85,235 per annum, plus 10% superannuation contributions
Contact: recruitment@sydneyoperahouse.com - Jasmine Barry
Closing date: 05/12/2021 - 11:59 PM


Job Status: Fulltime (ongoing)

Salary: Base salary of $85,235 per annum, plus 10% superannuation contributions

Position No: SOH1784

Applications Close: Sunday 5th December 23:59pm

Role Enquiries:  recruitment@sydneyoperahouse.com

Technical Enquiries: Jobs NSW Helpdesk on 1800 562 679



At the Sydney Opera House you will be surrounded by supportive and hardworking teams who are filled with passion and creativity. You will be inspired to create value in everything you do and will be provided with opportunities to grow and achieve while making a positive contribution to our community.

For more information about the Sydney Opera House please refer to our website.



The role provides guidance, support and advice in the use of the Sydney Opera House Project Management Framework (PM Framework). The role is responsible for maintaining the  PM Framework including the relevant training, tools and processes to support its effective operation. The role assists the Head of Enterprise Risk & Program Management in the application of the PM Framework, providing guidance and advice to project managers with the development of project documentation, schedules and reporting; and coordinates whole of business project reporting.


Further detailed information about the role and its requirements can be obtained from the role description.



We are looking for someone with:

  • A sound understanding of best practice project management principles and experience in applying these.
  • Demonstrated experience in process improvement.
  • Effective interpersonal, networking and, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in planning and delivering workshops and/or training.
  • Effective time management skills with an energetic, well organised approach and the ability to work under deadline pressure in a high volume work environment.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel. Desired experience in working with project management software such as Smartsheet and Monday.com.
  • Ability to work independently and as a collaborative team member.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing project coordination services.



Being Australia’s premier cultural institution, tourism destination & a celebrated community meeting place, we are commitment to fostering an inclusive and dynamic working environment for all our staff. With values of Safety, Creativity, Excellence, Collaboration & Accountability your professional life is provided with every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with the Sydney Opera House gives you access to a great range of benefits including:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Access to a range of internal and external professional development programs
  • Fitness Passport & complimentary wellbeing programs including pilates, yoga, circuit classes, physiotherapy sessions as well as other wellbeing initiatives
  • Working for an organisation with a 5 Star Green Star Performance Rating from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA)
  • Working for an organisation who has committed to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
  • And many more!

Sydney Opera House welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds, people with disability, refugee status and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

We seek to provide workplace adjustments at all relevant stages of the recruitment process such as interpreters, alternative formats or other access supports. You can specify in the application form if you require any adjustments or please ask us at any stage. If you need to contact us about making workplace adjustments during the recruitment process please send an email to recruitment@sydneyoperahouse.com or call us on 02 9250 7743.



Applicants are asked to include the following documents with their applications

  • Up to date resume of no more than five pages
  • Address their suitability in a cover letter of no more than one page


In additional, applicants will be prompted to answer the following two targeted questions in the online application platform.   


  1. The role provides training and advice in the application of the Sydney Opera House project management framework across a wide range of projects in order to support the achievement of organisational goals. Describe how you have used a project management framework to improve project delivery and outcomes? What role have you played in ensuring the framework is fit for purpose?
  2. The role is responsible for providing consolidated reporting to the executive team on the health of projects across the business. Outline the role you have played in delivering consolidated project reporting and what measures have been key to understanding project health?


Applicants MUST create a profile and submit their application electronically for this position at https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/. Only applicants who apply online and include the requested documentation will be considered for this position.


To be eligible to apply for this position, applicants must have existing Australian work rights.


Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and Pre-Employment Health Assessment . The assessment seeks information only relevant to performing the inherent requirements of the job, it remains strictly confidential and applicants will be informed of the result.


Applications will not be accepted from recruitment agencies.