Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-11-26 00:00:00
Reference: V-36908
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 27, 2019 10:20

Job Description

Seeking a project manager within the ICT Project Office you will play a crucial role in the planning and delivery of ICT projects.

The Role:
The key elements of the work include:
As a project manager within the ICT Project Office you will play a crucial role in the planning and delivery of ICT projects. You will have demonstrated superior project planning, management and reporting skills, including risk management skills and are comfortable driving one or more projects to completion.

Selection criteria
Essential criteria

You will have demonstrated experience in the following core areas:

• Project management Planning and Execution for ICT projects through the entire project lifecycle across a variety of ICT Project types – e.g. Infrastructure, applications development, cloud, networking etc (ideally experience managing more than one project at a time)

• Financial Management of a Project budget (including forecasting and cost management to deliver projects within an agreed budget, to an agreed scope and schedule)

• Federal Government ICT Procurement – including the full procurement lifecycle from market approach, assessment, negotiations, contract creation and vendor management during delivery

• Schedule Management to achieve Project outcomes

• Resource Management to build and manage a cross functional team made up of internal and external stakeholders, business and technical staff so as to deliver against project priorities

• Ability to motivate and encourage positive action from the project team and other key stakeholders to achieve project aims

• High level Communication skills with the project, business and other key stakeholders including tailoring communication style and messaging according to the audience (both written and oral communication)

• Stakeholder management including with technical subject matter experts, business customers and senior management

• Risk Management – including the identification, tracking and management of Risks within an ICT Project

• Demonstrated ability to maintain momentum and drive a project forward despite criticisms or setbacks

Qualifications – Mandatory

• Information Technology related tertiary qualifications (or equivalent Project management experience)

• At least 5 years relevant experience managing ICT Projects as the Project Manager

Qualifications - Preferred


• Prince2

• Agile project management (SCRUM etc)

Location and Contract Term:

The role is based in Canberra Based, 6 Month Contract with possible extension options

Security Requirements:

Applicants must be Australian Citizens. Baseline Security Clearance is required.

How to Apply:

Applications close 6 December 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