Team Leader

Standards Australia

An exciting opportunity for a personable and experienced Team Leader with prior people and project management experience.

  • A full-time permanent position based in the Sydney CBD
  • Bring your people and project management skills into this dynamic role
  • Collaborative, friendly and professional working environment
Who is Standards Australia?

We are an independent not-for-profit organisation, recognised by the Australian Government as the peak non-government Standards body.  We develop internationally aligned Australian Standards in the national interest and work closely with government, industry, consumer and stakeholder groups.

We are a team of 140+ employees based in a great Sydney CBD location close to various forms of public transport. We have a collaborative, friendly and professional working environment where we encourage self-growth and career development.

About the Role

Reporting to the Head of Standards Development you will be leading and motivating a team of Project Coordinators, providing coaching, guidance and support and driving team performance. This role would suit a personable and experienced Team Leader with exposure to project delivery and strong relationship management skills.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage a team of 5-10 Project Coordinators to ensure effective delivery of projects and publications
  • Lead and facilitate regular team meetings and individual coaching sessions
  • Drive team performance and the delivery of high quality customer service
  • Provide regular feedback and manage any performance issues in a timely manner and in accordance with organisational guidelines
  • Monitor the delivery of projects from start to finish
  • Ensure Standards Australia's policies /project management methodology are being applied consistently
  • Ensure project risks are assessed and appropriately mitigated
  • Provide input on ways to improve standards development and project management methodologies
  • Take ownership of key business strategy initiatives and drive departmental change
What are we looking for?
  • Previous experience in a people management or a team leader role
  • Outstanding communication skills and the ability to build rapport with people at all levels
  • Exposure to project and process management
  • Proven track record in developing high performing teams
  • Strong time management and problem solving skills
Working for Standards Australia

Integrity, Courage, Accountability, Respect and Excellence form the basis of all we do.  We measure our success not only on the outcomes but on the path we took to get there.  We offer a flexible and positive environment where individual and team efforts are recognised and rewarded. The company is committed to a workplace which supports equal employment opportunities.

What now?

If you meet the above criteria, please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.  Eligible applicants must be a Permanent Resident or have legal rights to work in Australia.

Please note that due to a high volume of applications, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.