Agile Project Officers

Agile Project Officers

Job Title: Agile Project Officers
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-02-21
Reference: V-38643
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2021 15:43

Job Description

Seeking experienced Agile Project Officers to join our team.  

The Role:

Agile Delivery Project Support Officers will be required to assist under limited supervision to coordinate planning tasks and agile delivery ceremonies across a large number of IT teams developing software under a SAFe agile framework

What will the specialist do?

  • Assist the DESP IT Project Manager coordinate Program Increment Planning tasks throughout the program increment cycles
  • Coordinate with teams to ensure that relevant backlog items are created in Azure DevOps delivery status indicators are kept up to date and in line with reporting requirements for the program increment.
  • Assist the DESP IT Project Manager in the development of the solution roadmap and tracking completion of the features to achieve this roadmap.
  • Ensure that project budgets are monitored and issues reported on where there are variances. • Maintain the issues and risk register for the DESP IT project inputting into the overall DESP issues and risk registers where appropriate.
  • Maintain a register of feature/product releases for the DESP IT project.
  • Prepare adhoc and regular briefings on the DESP IT project progress, risk and issues for the Assistant Secretary and First Assistant Secretary.
  • Prepare material and papers for inclusion in DESP governance committees at a number of different levels within the organisation.
  • Work with DESP Product Owners to coordinate regular backlog refinement and prioritisation workshops across a number of IT teams and ensure problem definitions and acceptance criteria information remains updated
Skills and Experience Required
Essential criteria
  • Demonstrated Agile Delivery experience on both SAFe and PRINCE2 projects.
  • A proven track record in working in Agile environment to develop the artefacts required for large projects.
  • Demonstrated high degree of organisational and time management skills, including a demonstrated ability to meet priorities and working to tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating and leading consultation with internal and external stakeholders to assist with successful delivery of projects.
Desirable criteria

  • Experience using Azure DevOps and/or Jira Align for Agile Methodology

Location and Contract Term:

Canberra Based – ASAP to 30 June 2021 with 2 x 12 Months extension

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Ability to obtain baseline clearance

How to Apply:

Applications close 28 Feb 2021

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.

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