Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra Bc
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-09-11
Reference: V-36619
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 12, 2019 17:29

Job Description

Seeking a Senior Project Manager

The Role:

Our ideal candidate has experience in project management within the Data Analytics space. You will be a trusted partner in representing the internal customer’s digital and technology needs within the Directorate. You are amazing at prioritising your time, able to think outside the box and have extensive experience in the management of third-party vendors.

You will be confident in a digital transformation space and ideally familiar with education settings to make a positive impact on the business, increased efficiency and improved communication, developing a better understanding of users’ needs and championing Directorate commitments to continual improvement.

Our ideal candidate takes ownership of issues and will demonstrate the ability to have an overall perspective on business issues, events, activities and an understanding of their wider implications and long-term impact in the education sector. You have high level leadership and financial, staff and project management skills, and a proven ability in data analytics, business applications, information and communication technology and online delivery utilising ITIL fundamentals and Prince2 methodology.

Extensive knowledge of information technology and information management as it relates to the education, government and community sectors will be highly regarded, and is the ability to communicate clearly and with influence, negotiate persuasively and represent the Directorate’s best interest.

You have demonstrated the capacity and experience to consistently provide leadership in and foster staff commitment to excellent customer service principles, practices and attributes. Lastly, you have a great sense of humour, can ‘wear multiple hats’ and juggle priorities, are resilient and tactful, passionate about what you do and committed to making a difference!


  • Oversee the day to day activities of the DataHub project (data analytics team), ensuring that systems and services work reliably and securely.
  • Manage the data analytics project working closely with business areas and using Prince2 methodology.
  • Represent the Directorate at the system, whole of ACT government and national levels as required.
  • This position may involve direct supervision of staff or working as part of a project team that includes contractors and third-party service providers.
Location and Contract Term:

The role is based in Canberra, 6 Months Contract.

Security Clearance Required:

Australian Citizen desirable, Permanent residents can apply

How to Apply:

Applications close 17 September 2019  

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information