Delivery Manager

Delivery Manager

Job Title: Delivery Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-11-02
Reference: V-38108
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 02, 2020 13:23

Job Description

Seeking an experienced Delivery Manager to oversee projects under limited direction

The Role:

The Delivery Managers will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and will be highly organised, dynamic, outcome orientated individuals with excellent delivery management skills.

The Delivery Managers will be accountable under the general direction of the portfolio Delivery Lead for the planning, management and delivery of a key digital project and service. The roles are responsible for enabling teams to deliver high quality outcomes and to remove obstacles or blockers to progress and facilitate project meetings.

You will be required to:

• Develop an agreed delivery plan and monitor delivery against the program roadmap

• Facilitate multi agency workshops

• Coach team members in agile mindset and practices

• Help to remove impediments and blockers

• Help to identify dependencies and risks

• Identify and escalate issues where appropriate

• Build strong working relationships with cross agency stakeholder.

Note: Due to COVID-19, the Department  has moved to a flexible 3 day on-site, 2 day off-site working arrangement that the successful candidate will be expected to comply with unless otherwise agreed. The successful candidate may be required to work from home utilising a Department provided laptop.

Skills and Experience Required
Essential criteria

  • Be highly motivated with over three years' experience in comparable government Delivery Management roles
  • Able to demonstrate:
              -  regular engagement with a wide range of external stakeholders, including technical and business areas
              - leveraging stakeholder engagement to achieve an agreed position and prioritise deliverables
               - experience in creating productive working relationships in programs with a large and diverse range of stakeholders
  • Experience in agile coaching with excellent communication skills, including the ability to facilitate team discussions and decision making.
  • Expert skills in using a variety of planning tools, i.e. JIRA, Azure, etc. or the ability to acquire these.
  • Be able to demonstrate extensive knowledge and working experience of Scaled Agile Framework in a complex environment.
Desirable criteria

  • Demonstrated proven ability and examples of high-level advisory to product managers, to inform and achieve product roadmap development and delivery outcomes and meet user needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to set and achieve delivery goals, synthesise user feedback and prioritise competing roadmap deliverables and user requirements against team workflows.
  • Experience working effectively in a multidisciplinary team.

Location and Contract Term:

Canberra Based – 6 Months with potential extension options from 3 – 12 Months

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Ability to obtain baseline clearance.

How to Apply:

Applications close 8 November 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