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Junior Project Manager/Project Coordinator - Melbourne or Sydney

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Project Administration & Management

Job Description

At Cerner we work at the intersection of healthcare and IT to deliver pioneering solutions that shape the way healthcare is provided. Our best in class technology supports clinicians and healthcare professionals in hospitals and healthcare organisations worldwide to deliver optimal patient care. We are leading the industry in using big data intelligence to enable the shift from reactive care, to proactive population level health management and are looking for a driven Senior Platform Architect to join us.

The Engagement Planner Team is an integral part of the Engagement Community and forms part of the Asia Pacific Consulting Organisation which is responsible for delivering projects to our clients across the Asia Pacific region. The Engagement Planner works closely with the Engagement Owner (Project Manager) to meet the project objectives. You will be expected to work independently and with multiple teams and roles across the Asia Pacific Consulting Organisation. We work in a fast paced and ever-changing environment, you will be expected to adapt quickly to provide positive support to multiple stakeholders, ensuring the success of the project and client satisfaction. We are looking for an enthuastic individual to join our collaborative and supportive team.

As an Engagement Planner your role is to provide project management analysis and support for the successful delivery of Cerner client projects. As an Engagement Planner you will manage and deliver internal and external project management tasks assigned to you.
You will help monitor and report key project financial metrics and escalate project financial risks and issues as appropriate. You will be expected to analyse, reconcile, track and report on complex financial plans. You should be a self-starter with strong analytical skills and Microsoft Excel experience. You should also have administrative support experience and be comfortable engaging with senior leadership.

You will help the Cerner Project Manager co-manage and support both internal and external events, ensuring adherence to process is maintained and deliverables are met in a timely manner. These activities will be client facing and non-client facing, as the role requires. You will also be expected to build and maintain relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. As an Engagement Planner, you will help drive and influence project success through proactive support of the entire project team.

If you’re out to change the world in ways that matter, we want to hear from you. As a Cerner Associate you will be joining an inclusive, social and innovative workplace that has a strong emphasis on developing talent and promotion from within. You will be rewarded for you hard work with a competitive salary and a host of additional benefits including generous insurance and pension plans, season ticket loan scheme, active lifestyle reimbursements and cycle to work programs.

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Working directly with our clients is one of the most impactful careers you will find. Whether your background is in health care, business or technology you can help transform the quality of care for all of us.

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Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least 1 year of project management experience
  • Microsoft Excel experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with project methodology and project management is advantageous
  • Experience with project financials is advantageous
  • PPM experience advantageous

  • May be required to travel as needed (minimal)
  • Fluent in English
  • Ability to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations

Additional Information

All employees must be legally authorized to work in the country where the position is located. Work visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Relocation Assistance Available for this Job:


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Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.
If you are an individual with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, and need assistance or an accommodation in the recruiting process, please contact us by calling 866-434-1543 or by emailing

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