Junior Project Manager

Junior Project Manager

Job Title: Junior Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-04-18
Reference: V-38944
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 19, 2021 16:35

Job Description

Seeking a Junior Project Manager  

The Role:

The Junior Project Manager will primarily be engaged for the Voter Verification Study (Electoral Integrity measure), being delivered by Delivery & Support Branch. The study will investigate international and jurisdictional approaches to voter verification and electoral fraud. The department will conduct desktop research and provide a paper outlining options for Government consideration and direction.

 Key Position Responsibilities
• Contribute to and manage a detailed Project Plan that clearly defines scope and schedule key milestones, work streams and activities
• In conjunction with Project Manager, assist with delivery of the project according to this plan and approved schedules
• Develop project documentation such as issues, risks and reporting as required
• Manage project governance requirements as aligned to the overall Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) requirements
• Ensure the project meets all reporting, governance and documentation expectations based on EPMO, Australian National Audit Office and Gateway requirements
• Work with key project resources and stakeholders to prepare reports on project progress as well as escalating risks and issues where required to ensure full transparency
• Identify requirements for project resources to execute deliverables as required
• Facilitate, support and monitor stakeholder engagement across all work streams
• Coordinate multiple work streams with internal stakeholders and stakeholders to drive project milestones
• Maintain key internal and external relationships, including liaising with stakeholders on policy, project or operational issues
• Action relevant items and respond to stakeholder needs and expectations
• Perform additional duties or assume responsibility of functions across Delivery & Support Branch as directed from time to time
Qualification, Skills and Experience Mandatory Skills
  • 3+ years Project Management and Coordination experience
  • Demonstrable experience in managing and tracking project schedules and dependency management • Previous experience with project administration activities in Federal Government Desirable Skills
  • Experience with financial management systems

Skills and Experience Required
  • Technical competence • Demonstrated experience in the required duties specified • Demonstrated experience in the desirable duties specified - 50%
  • Cultural Fit • Motivated and diligent in getting tasks completed on time • Self managing and listen to desired outcomes • Honest and high integrity • Work as a team within our organisation • Transparent and collaborative when making decisions - 25%
Location and Contract Term:

Canberra Based – Contract to 30 June 2022.

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Baseline Security Clearance is required

How to Apply:

Applications close 29 April 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.