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Federation University 100 Clyde Rd, Berwick VIC 3806, Australia
16/12/2018
Full Time - Continuing
School of Nursing and Healthcare Professions – Berwick Campus Full-time, continuing appointment. If you are looking for your next exciting opportunity this position is what you have been searching for. Be part of a community of committed and passionate staff and make a real contribution. You will contribute to the development and delivery of Nursing courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. This will include preparation and delivery of online material, tutorials, practical classes, clinical sessions and other active learning sessions to promote innovative, flexible and accessible learning environments. As the successful applicant, you will have a demonstrated commitment for teaching with an enthusiasm for ensuring the highest quality educational experience for students. You will also coordinate academic courses, provide research expertise in the field of Nursing and participate on committees. If you believe you can fulfil these requirements, you are strongly encouraged to apply. The salary is within the Academic Level B range $94,423 to $112,129 p.a. plus 17% superannuation. Appointments will normally be at the base of the salary range. Interviews will take place on Thursday, 17 January 2019 and the successful applicants will be contacted. APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Sunday, 13 January 2019. Applicants are required to address the Key Selection Criteria, for further information on preparing a job application, please click here: Preparing-a-Job-Application.pdf To view the Position Description, please click here: 848944.pdf If you require these documents, or any other documents on this website in an alternative format please contact [email protected] or phone (03) 5327 9756. All University positions delivering education and/or services to children must hold a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC). Please refer to the position description for WWCC requirements. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
SSE Scotland|Edinburgh & The Lothians,Scotland|Glasgow City
15/12/2018
Job Title   Programme Manager Location   Edinburgh or Perth Salary      £43,200 to £65,500 Permanent Full Time Hours 37 hours per week MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB The role is within the Finance Systems & Transformation team and has responsibility for managing business change project management colleagues within the programme team.  Broadly speaking you will be responsible for the governance, executive reporting and benefit realisation of the Finance Transformation programme. As Programme Manager will lead on major high risk and complex projects or programmes, and be accountable for the planning, structuring and execution of such projects. You will lead and develop multiple complex project teams from design through to development and production. Key to your role will be defining the requirements and plan the project lifecycle deployment. You’ll review and approve project plans to ensure they conform to project strategy and schedule, tracking each projects progress against the key deliverables, goals and milestones. You’ll create strategies for risk mitigation and ensure contingency plans are in place and you will resolve any issues by making sure the appropriate corrective actions are taken. You’ll take responsibility for the quality assurance and overall integrity of the programme ensuring that risk assessment of programme and subsequent management to reach successful completion. You will be responsible for managing the budget against deliverables to ensure benefits are realised as the programme develops. Furthermore, you will ensure the outputs from each project are fit for purpose and you will be the link between the executive project sponsors and programme steering committee providing briefings and status updates at regular intervals. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES • Engage with the Programme Sponsor and functional leads to establish the programme benefits and business case • Define the programme's governance structure and ensure alignment to the SSE PMO framework • Proactively monitor progress, resolve issues and manage risks and report at regular intervals to the Sponsor and Executive Steering Group • Develop and manage an effective stakeholder engagement plan and ensure business leads and subject matter experts are mobilised for success • Plan and design the programme to deliver the programme goals with clarity on the decomposition of projects and work-streams • Develop and maintain the overall programme plan and controls • Establish a robust dependency management regime both within the programme and against the wider change portfolio or business priorities • Manage the programme budget with a relentless focus on delivering value for money. Monitor costs against budget, provide accurate forecasts and track enablement of benefits. • Manage the programme resources ensuring identification of the appropriate allocation of skills into the underlying projects or initiatives and that resources allocation is optimised. Support sourcing of roles and facilitate resource prioritisation • Ensure there is an effective quality assurance framework across the programme to manage the integrity and coherence of the programme changes • Ensure successful delivery of changes from the projects and work-streams are to expected quality, time and budget in line with the overall programme plan and adherence to the agreed governance framework • Work with Business Leads, SMEs and IT Managers to transition to the new business as usual mode • Pro-actively identify interventions and actions throughout the programme to maintain a successful course • Responsible for the management and oversight of the Transformation Project Team to ensure clarity on their key objectives and responsibilities, ensuring these are completed in line with their job specification to the required standard. • Responsible for the recruitment, induction and ongoing training of new staff, including appraisals and discipline issues where necessary and with assistance, in accordance with correct procedures and administration. • This list is not considered to be exhaustive and you will be required to carry out other tasks as part of this role. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE The ideal candidate for this role will have PRINCE2 qualification to Practitioner level with considerable experience of Project or IT Management. You will be able to demonstrate strong coordinating and supporting skills in terms of IT business process. Scheduling and budgeting will be key in this role and so you should have previous experience of this along with experience of managing multiple parties including Senior Project Managers and 3rd party vendors on high profile & technologically innovative enterprise solutions Experience of managing teams remotely will also be advantageous as you will need to create a sense of teamwork by pulling together the different members of the programme teams who may be unrelated and dissimilar. Furthermore, you’ll have experience of Governance in terms of defining roles and responsibilities and providing oversight. Business Knowledge •  PRINCE2 Practitioner (or equivalent) with significant experience of process transformation, Finance system and IT delivery, particularly Oracle Cloud applications. •  Understanding of Financial & Management Reporting. •  Understanding of Financial Control and Governance framework. •  Experience of transforming complex processes and relating these to business and system processes. •  Ability to make a positive impact in a cross-functional workshop environment. •  Ability to understand complex technical issues and communicate them in simple terms. Essential Functional / Technical Skills •  Expert level knowledge in the use of MS Office suite, particularly Powerpoint, MSProject, and Visio. •  Full understanding of System development techniques and best practice SQL coding procedures. •  Excellent communication, both verbal and written, and presentation skills. •  Understanding of process analysis techniques and proficient in creating detailed process maps and associated work instructions. •   Ability to work with all levels of the Organisation. Personal Attributes / Competencies •  PRINCE2 practitioner (or equivalent) with at least 5 years post qualification experience. •  At least 3 years Programme Management experience. •  Educated to Degree level. Our Company We all have different skills here at SSE and that’s what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Passionate about people and proud of our award-winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’. Next Steps For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via [email protected] Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long. Closing date for applications is: 28th December 2018    
Mutual of Omaha Nebraska, USA
15/12/2018
The Business Systems Architect will be a results-oriented strategic leader that shares accountability for the successful vision and execution of strategic initiatives.  The BSA works with business stakeholders and technical architects across all domains to drive holistic technology implementation across Value Streams and facilitate the realization of strategy. They operate without boundaries across the IS organization to establish and ensure business capability to strategic initiative alignment. They are granted wide spheres of independence for the purpose of researching methods to best introduce and integrate business capabilities.  They cultivate technical leadership throughout the IS organization and ensure that IS is effectively supporting the enterprise strategy. This position consistently operates at an Advanced Level Essential Job Functions: Works with business stakeholders and technical architects to drive enterprise strategy across Value Streams. Fosters adaptive design and engineering practices. Drives collaboration of programs and teams around a common technical vision. Maintains a high-level, holistic vision of enterprise solutions and development initiatives. Helps define key technical initiatives that support Enabler Epics (SAFE) and strategic business capabilities. Understands and communicates Strategic Themes and other key business drivers for architecture to technical architects and nontechnical stakeholders. Drives architecture initiatives with the EPMO and participates in Epic analysis. Acts as an internal consultant, mentor and change agent across the enterprise. Develops communication plans and promotes enterprise architecture process and results to all levels within the organization. Assesses and communicates the achievement and impact of the enterprise architecture. Analyzes and maintains knowledge in emerging technologies, application methodologies and frameworks, system integration methodologies, industry and market trends and determines their potential impact on the business. Provides program / portfolio level leadership, guidance, and direction. Identifies and manages organizational and technical dependencies between projects and programs / portfolios, working closely with all levels within the organization. Demonstrates Mutual of Omaha's Leadership Objectives: Business, Talent & Visionary Leadership Responsible for complying with all Company Information Services policies and standards. Identifies and coaches future technical leaders. Anticipates future information technology needs based on business trends and collaborates with internal and external suppliers to successfully deliver IS solutions that address them. Translates ambiguities to accurately and clearly “tell a story” to all audiences to ensure understanding of impacts and potential risks associated with change. Successfully manages “change curves’ within IS associated with introduction of new technologies and directions. Performs as a strategic leader to guide the vision and execution of operational effectiveness and efficiency. Coordinates with architects across the organization to develop and maintain architecture strategy. Understands the Company strategic vision and priorities, then recommends and communicates the appropriate roadmaps. Advocates effective architectural designs and optimizes current architecture and processes. Promotes appropriate use of and adherence to reference architectures. Ability to envision and run workshops, white boarding sessions and architecture reviews to align key stakeholders on architecture recommendations. This position requires sitting over 66% of the time. This position requires Visual Acuity at 20 inches (or less) over 66% of the time. Minimum Qualifications: Communication - Communicate business capabilities and technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences. Communicate with business and I/S customers. Effectively uses appropriate verbal and written communication. Strong written and verbal communication skills, presentation skills, and ability to interact with associates at all levels of the organization. Coaching and Mentoring - Coach, mentor and cross-train others. Helps co-workers stay focused on the overall goal. Leads by example and encourages others to excel. Serves as a positive role model. Planning and Perspective - Formulate and articulate strategic vision. Anticipate and prepare for emerging systems and technology needs. Uses goals and objectives to prioritize work and guide actions. Understands multiple systems or technologies. Understand interaction with other systems. Extensive knowledge of analysis and design of technology solutions and the relationships between multiple systems/support processes. Ability to develop, evaluate and present multiple solution approaches to meet business requirements and strategies. Proven skill in designing high-level solutions, providing technical and logical support, and defining modules and/or process components determined to be needed or modified. Ability to develop and maintain business partnerships with customers and suppliers at all levels, including resolving conflicts, anticipating customer needs, and prioritizing schedules from multiple customers or suppliers. Strong understanding of contemporary technologies relating to business, market and industry trends. Ability to apply such knowledge to support the critical systems needed. Comprehensive awareness of various hardware and software solutions and relationships between systems, subsystems and products. Ability to assimilate, interpret and draw conclusions from an extensive variety of technical and business data with multiple abstract and concrete variables. Proven leadership abilities and tangible success implementing strategic business initiatives. Understanding of business financial management and planning and experience locating ways to reduce costs and IT expenses on a large-scale basis Preferred Qualifications: Broad knowledge of insurance and financial services products, the insurance industry, related legislation, and business operation procedures and practices. Experience in both Enterprise and Solution Architecture Experience building and extending an Enterprise and/or Solution Architecture practice Experience working in the Business Architecture Domain Experience working across architecture domains  If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST. For all other inquiries, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405. Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran To All Recruitment Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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