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Project Lead

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At Uniting we believe in making real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities, and confront justice.

As an organisation we are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

About the role:

Working in a small yet highly collaborative team, this is a hands-on, roll your sleeves up role! Great opportunity to implement change initiatives and projects that require the utmost consideration and sensitivity as you navigate your way through a complex and multi-layered organisation as Uniting. 

The Project Lead supports Communities through project and program implementation, supporting change and growth to align with strategy.

As the Project Lead, your role will be busy doing the following:

  • Lead and drive projects, including developing, implementing and supporting project management skills across the Communities Directorate.
  • Define project scope and implementation plans in consultation with the project team and key stakeholders to ensure objectives are delivered in a timely and structured manner. 
  • complete status reporting, risk management, escalation of issues that cannot be resolved locally and in general, making sure the project is delivered within budget, on schedule, and within scope.
  • Provide end to end project management of funding opportunities including grants, tenders and social impact bonds through to successful execution.
  • Manage key stakeholder and service delivery involvement to ensure project outcomes are delivered within agreed timeframes.
  • Evaluate outcomes of projects.
  • Manage and assist in budget preparation, monitoring and expenditure for new projects
  • Prepare reports as required.


About you:

  • Tertiary qualification in Project Management, or equivalent and relevant to the field of work.
  • Project Management certification (PMBOK, PRINCE2, AGILE or similar).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience navigating complex organisations, forging relationships, and managing through influence ideally in community or government sector.
  • You thrive in a role that offers variety and challenge

Further to this we offer:

  • An organisation that has a positive impact on our clients and the community 
  • Hands on training, development and mentoring with a leading NSW social and community services provider 
  • We truly promote from within - career progression actively encouraged
  • Ideas and solutions are key and always welcome - we listen!
  • Tax free salary packaging entitlements of up to $16,000 per year (pro-rata) 
  • Tax free salary packaged meal & entertainment card of up to $2,650 per year (pro-rata)

To review the position description please clink on the link below.

Position Description_Project Lead.pdf

For a confidential discussion about the role and salary range please don't hesitate to contact Dina Oraha on 0403 728 839 or 

At Uniting we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our employees and clients safe from COVID-19. We require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (3 doses) as a condition of employment.

Please do take a look at Uniting, you might be surprised to learn how far and wide our numerous service streams reach. We are a highly respected NFP organisation. We are recognised as an Employer of Choice with a combined workforce of over 10,000 amazing, dedicated employees and volunteers. Check us out at

Uniting actively contributes to a safe and supportive working environment that is inclusive of all staff through celebrating their nationality, cultural background, LGBTI status, abilities, gender, age, and uniqueness. We encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a national Police check, working with children check, working with vulnerable people check and reference checks.

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