Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-05-07
Reference: V-37439
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 08, 2020 13:02

Job Description

Seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager to deliver the departments search and rescue / incident response solution.

The Role:

Reporting to the ITS CIO, IT Program Manager and Executive Project Board, this role will oversee the implementation of a number of technical IT sub-projects, including coordinating vendor COTS solutions. They will be responsible for successful delivery of the Integrated Response IT project.
The project will be made up of a number of small IT Project teams. These are small resource groups working closely with business teams under a larger business program of work, so ability to perform cohesively in this space is essential.
This is a multi-year scope of work and candidates should only be submitted if they can commit to the full term (including extensions).

Skills and Experience Required:
Essential Criteria

  • Minimum 7-10 years managing large scale IT Application projects in federal government
  • Proven successful delivery from initiation to deployment/closure of large scale IT projects
  • Ability to manage multi-vendor relationships
  • Demonstrated experience delivering solutions with COTS and bespoke applications, including integration with cloud and on premise infrastructure
  • Demonstrated experience managing and reporting to senior project stakeholders, including steering committees and executive
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating and tasking multiple teams of IT project resources
  • Demonstrated experience in guiding business stakeholders through large process change
  • Experience in developing, managing and delivering to detailed schedule
  • Experience in developing and managing mitigation strategies in response to project change
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Project Management certification/s (industry standards)

Desirable criteria

  • Experience in project management of incident response or similar projects

Location and Contract Term:

Canberra based . 12 Month Contract with 2 x 12 Month extension options

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Must have current baseline Security Clearance

How to Apply:

Applications close 21 May 2020  

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