Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-09-25
Reference: V-36678
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 26, 2019 20:05

Job Description

Seeking a Project Manager to perform project management activities to support and manage 2 pending RFQ IT application implementations (2 projects)

The Role:

This includes, but is not limited to:

- Proactively managing projects

- Driving business change on behalf of the project sponsor

- Working with teams to plan, coordinate and implement the project approach, communication plans, training plans, testing approach (primarily UAT) and project transition

- Coordination and management of the successful vendor/s

- Engagement and coordination of IT Application resources

- Stakeholder engagement (including operational area teams, IT resources, Project Steering Committee)

- Working with the Enterprise & Solution Architect, Program Manager and project resources to develop and deliver to a detailed schedule


Selection criteria
Essential criteria

  • Minimum 5-8 years managing IT Application Projects in Federal Government
  • Ability to manage multi-vendor relationships
  • Demonstrated experience managing senior project stakeholders (i.e. steering committees, executive)
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating and tasking IT resources (BA, Developers, Testers)
  • Demonstrated experience in guiding business stakeholders through large process change
  • Demonstrated experience in MS Project, developing and delivering to detailed schedules
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills

Desirable criteria

  • Experience in management of finance projects
  • Project Management certification (industry standards)
  • Management of RFQs (implementation) against contracted deliverables

Location and Contract Term:

The role is based in Canberra, 12 Months Contract with 1 x 12 Months Possible Extension Options.
Security Requirements:

Applicants must be Australian Citizens. A baseline security clearance is required for this role

How to Apply:

Applications close 8 October 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