Benefits Manager

Benefits Manager

Job Title: Benefits Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-03-18
Reference: V-38786
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 19, 2021 16:52

Job Description

Seeking a Benefits Manager  

The Role:

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Working Smarter Program team as a Benefits Manager. We are looking for a driven and talented professional who is an exemplary communicator, has a strong track record of achieving results, who can quickly build effective working relationships, help deliver change across a range of different initiatives and respond well to emerging priorities. The Benefits Manager is responsible for iterating on an existing benefits management framework and identifying, measuring, tracking and monitoring program, service and project level benefits. The role also involves establishing and managing processes to support and govern effective benefits enablement and realisation to ensure that the program meets objectives. The Benefits Manager will also be expected to support general program management functions as required, with a particular initial focus on program risk management. You will be a highly organised, dynamic, outcome orientated individual with excellent communication skills and will be joining a multi-talented and diverse team and report to the Program Manager.

Skills and Experience Required
Essential criteria
  • Demonstrated benefits management and risk management experience within complex and highly integrated delivery programs.
  • Demonstrated ability in implementing benefit management frameworks, benefit management practices, benefit profiles, realisation plans and associated metrics.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to articulate program level benefits and associated metrics to support executive and ministerial narratives.
  • Demonstrated strong stakeholder engagement and negotiation skills, with a proven ability to influence.
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with teams to provide assurance of risks, issues, costs and dependencies associated with benefits.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, complex work environment managing competing priorities simultaneously.
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in mentoring and coaching staff in the benefits management process. Knowledge of risk and issue management principles and an understanding of the ISO 31000 Risk Management Principles.
  • Experience working in a Portfolio or Program Management Office to support broader functions as required, including governance, risks and issues, and reporting.
Location and Contract Term:

Canberra Based – Contract until 30 June 2021 with 1 x 12 Months extension.

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Ability to obtain Baseline Security Clearance required.

How to Apply:

Applications close 25 March 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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