Project Manager - FullCAM

Project Manager - FullCAM

Job Title: Project Manager - FullCAM
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-10-06
Reference: V-38010
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 07, 2020 12:33

Job Description

Seeking an experienced project manager to implement the Full Carbon Accounting Model (FullCAM) software development work plan.

The Role:

FullCAM is a complex ecosystem model that estimates greenhouse gas emissions from the land sector. Results from this system are used to produce annual emissions estimates as part of Australia’s National Inventory Report.

The project manager will:

• lead a small development team to maintain and enhance the FullCAM application suite

• work closely with business users to translate business requirements into accurate and timely software improvements

• prepare detailed work plans, manage software delivery schedule, JIRA workflows, resolve technical issues to ensure timely completion of agreed tasks, including providing weekly updates to senior management

• liaise with the Department’s ICT group who are delivering a new cloud-based platform for FullCAM, and ensure it complies with the Department’s business application standards and ICT policies

This role will suit an experienced project manager with experience in scientific computing and program delivery.

Skills and Experience Required
Essential criteria

  • Ability to manage large, complex software application projects such as Full Carbon Accounting Model (FullCAM)- 25%
  • Ability to develop detailed work plans, identify task inter-dependencies, project documentation, use of appropriate planning tools, experience with JIRA, and software deployment to internal and external users-25%
  • Ability to identify and resolve technical issues to ensure timely completion of project timelines, including reporting of work progress to senior managers-20%
  • Excellent technical, analytical, inter-personal, communication skills enabling identification and mitigation of key risks to the project, including obtaining support from key stakeholders-15%
  • Demonstrated experience (more than 5 years) in managing software development projects and business applications-15%

Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience in software development or working knowledge of C++ and C# to be able to guide the developers at a technical level
  • Background knowledge in forestry, cropping and grazing landscapes would be beneficial
  • Experience in big data analysis and scientific computing would be a bonus

Location and Contract Term:

Canberra Based – Initial Term until 30 June 2021 with 2 x 12 Month extension options

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Must have a Baseline Security Clearance.

How to Apply:

Applications close 14 October 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