Project Manager, Great Melbourne Telescope Restoration

Museums Victoria
Full Time

Australia’s largest public museum organisation is seeking a Project Manager for the restoration of the Great Melbourne Telescope.

Museums Victoria cares for the State scientific and cultural collections, providing visitor access, activities and events at five distinct venues: Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, IMAX Cinema and world heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building.

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The primary responsibility of the Project Manager, Great Melbourne Telescope Restoration will be to manage the completion of phase two of the Great Melbourne Telescope (GMT) Restoration Project over a three-year timeframe. The position will be responsible for ensuring the delivery during this period of specific project outcomes, including completion of major elements of the restoration of the GMT, for which Museums Victoria has received external funding through Creative Victoria and philanthropic trusts.

Notable skills and experiences:
• A proven track record of successfully leading and delivering complex technical engineering projects
• A tertiary qualification and proven experience in engineering, project management and/or a related technical field
• Proven, demonstrable leadership, people management, inter-personal and communication skills and experience
In this highly unique role, the successful applicant will demonstrate an excellent grasp of workplace project management and compliance requirements, strong knowledge and application of precision engineering, and a good knowledge of the heritage restoration field. The applicant will demonstrate considerable experience and craft in successfully managing a disparate and complex set of internal and external stakeholders.

This is a full-time, three-year position until January 2022. The salary on offer is $95,275 per annum; paid pro rata plus 9.5% superannuation.

To view the position description, visit and select ‘Current Vacancies’; for more information about this position, please contact Maryanne McCubbin on (03) 8341 7379.
To apply, please follow this link and select ‘APPLY NOW’ below. Please attach the three following documents with your application:
• Your Cover letter
• Your CV
• Your written responses to the Key Selection Criteria as described in the Role Statement

Applications Close: Friday, 7th December 2018

More Info

The following option/s are available for more info:
Contact: Maryanne McCubbin , (03) 8341 7379,

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 6pm 07/12/2018
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