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Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-06-02
Reference: V-36280
Contact Name: Fiona Zielinski
Contact Email: fionaz@whizdom.com.au
Job Published: June 03, 2019 11:03

Job Description

Role responsibilities:
• Establish a working relationship with cloud technical resources to identify key project objectives, needs and required tasks 
• Ensure relevant stakeholders are aware of progress through project meetings, status reports and milestone reviews. 
• Create and manage project plans; monitor and review project progress and timelines; adjust schedules and plans as needed; and identify and resolve issues to ensure project success. 
• Ensure on time and on budget delivery of projects while also ensuring that project gates and governance are properly adhered to during the execution of the project. 
• Demonstrate the uppermost levels of expertise in conducting project communications in challenging and complex situations. 
• Often take a lead role in highly pressurized situations when there is a need to communicate critical project information. 
• Consistently delivers project communications products and services in a creative and imaginative manner while setting a standard for others. 
• Manage inter-dependencies among multiple related and unrelated projects whose coordinated delivery is required to achieve higher organizational objectives. 
• Manage the overall coordination, status reporting, and stability of major project efforts, ensuring that project goals and objectives are met within agreed upon time, scope, and resource requirements. 
• Coordinate the activities of the team by becoming familiar with system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member. 
• Partner with the Directors and Project Managers of cloud Services group to review scope and ensure critical milestones are well defined and met. 

Skills Required:
· Demonstrated project leadership skills, with direct responsibility for managing project teams, budget and schedule. 
· Demonstrated experience of managing Cloud related projects 
· Demonstrated negotiation, conflict management and leadership skills. 
· Experience driving data centre infrastructure projects (compute, storage, network, security) is a major plus. 
· Ability to lead both small and enterprise-wide engagements, facilitate meetings, mentoring teams of junior team members and effectively managing client escalations. 
· Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, high energy, team-oriented environment. 
· Ability to drive detailed planning and execution for complex IT initiatives such as infrastructure moves or large-scale deployments of compute/storage infrastructure 
· Outstanding and effective interpersonal skills; along with strong communication skills both verbal and written. 
· Ability to weigh business and technical requirements to produce project plans and estimates. 
· Understanding of new IT work practices (Agile & DevOps). 
**Position requires baseline clearance but engagement can occur based on PEIC, as long as the candidate has the ability to obtain a baseline clearance. Only Australian Citizens will be considered for this role.

Apply today as role closes Wednesday 5th at 5pm.

Fiona Zielinski - 1300 944 936.