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Program Manager

Manage a portfolio of interrelated projects at an organisation under the one program of work.

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The most common annual salary in AUS for a Program Manager is between $100k and $120k
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How do Program Managers rate their role?

Latest reviews from 2 Program Managers surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
4.0
Job satisfaction
4.5
Career progression opportunities
2.5
Job security
4.0
Pay / Salary
4.0
Variety of work
4.0

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Nov 2018
Being a Sustainability Program Manager can be challenging but the outcomes delivered back to industry make it very satisfying.
Reviewer's Qualification
Master of Science
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
agriculture
The good things
It is a diversified position that allows for many opportunities to work across many different topic areas, in my industry this includes biosecurity, health, animal welfare, human nutrition and food sa...
The challenges
Managing a large program of work with many moving parts, it can be challenging to keep everything rolling forward - it requires a high degree of organisation. Working for a nationally focused organisa...
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Nov 2018
A lot of work, but very rewarding.
Reviewer's Qualification
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Teaching
The good things
I love being able to plan sessions, write the resources and assessments for students to use. I can make the program my own, with approval of course. I have a great range of autonomy in being a Progra...
The challenges
As a Program Manager, you have a responsibility for all aspects of the Program you are running. So the workload can seem quite a lot at times.
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10.3%
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