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Project Officer (Organisational Development)

Apply now Job No:508836
Area:Office of Chief Operating Officer
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 06 ($77,400.25 - $83,267.08)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

Human Resources

UQ Human Resources is responsible for enabling achievement of the University’s strategic ambitions through attracting and developing high performing staff, and delivers high quality advice and support to our clients on all aspects of HR and people matters. 

HR is currently undergoing significant transformation (including new systems, specialist services, process review and redesign, and improved data and analytics capability) to become one of the leading HR functions in Australia, and is building a team of exceptional HR professionals to provide customer focused and contemporary solutions and services for our clients.

About This Opportunity

As the Project Officer, Organisational Development you will be responsible for the coordination, support and implementation of a range of organisational development projects and events to contribute to the work of HR Services, particularly in the areas of Recognition and Reward and Learning and Development.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

You will have completed a degree with subsequent relevant experience, preferably in the areas of project management, communications, organisational development or a related field; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. Personal attributes include high level engagement and communication skills, the ability to contribute constructively to a positive team environment, and the ability to prioritise own workload, work effectively across boundaries and meet deadlines.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed-term (12 months) position at HEW level 6. 

The base salary will be in the range $77,400 - $83,267 plus up to 17% superannuation. The total FTE package will be in the range $90,558 - 97,422 per annum.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Download File508836_Project Officer Organisational Development.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Declan Hughes Associate Director, Organisational and Leadership Development on 07 3365 6965 or via email at

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter, or no more than two pages, addressing the selection criteria

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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