Technical Project Manager

Technical Project Manager

Job Title: Technical Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-07-15
Reference: V-39480
Contact Name: Kym Hinds
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 16, 2021 10:38

Job Description

Our client, a large Federal Government Department requires an experienced Technical Project Manager.

12-month contract with possible 2 x 12 month extensions.  Due to the nature of the work, applicants must be an Australian Citizen and hold a minimum of a baseline clearance.

The candidate will be to:
  • Able to lead projects to successful delivery and outcomes
  • Overseeing and coordinating day to day activities in alignment with the project scope and deliverables
  • Lead, monitor, and motivate different teams and interact with staff at all levels including SES
  • Facilitating and ensuring adequate stakeholder engagement is maintained across project deliverables
  • Create and manage methods of management, communication plans, and processes
  • Analyse, plan, and develop procedures and other management and technical duties
  • Define the scope of the project, roles, and responsibilities along with various stakeholders
  • Participate in the allocation of budget, staff and any other resource(s) that are needed to accomplish or achieve set out goals (projects), and also monitor the performance of every project
  • Maintain correct project time frames, estimates, and status reports
  • Responsible for the management of complex problems and development of processes for scheduling and administration
  • Make sure that all required projects are completed and reviewed
  • Responsible for identifying, clarifying, and communicating the vision(s) and/or objective(s) of projects and show how they fall in place with, enhance, or inhibits such vision(s) and/or objective(s)
  • Provide process improvement recommendations that are based on best practices and industry standards.
Essential criteria:
  • Solid knowledge of relevant technology concepts (e.g. Network/ Gateway , Client-server, relational databases, and Cloud web-based architectures including Azure and AWS platform /service/ solution offerings and security requirements)
  • Sound experience managing the planning, implementation and successful agile delivery of an ICT initiative or project?
  • Good interpersonal skills, be able to relate with people or personnel from different units of the organisation.
  • Good and effective communication and leadership skills. Demonstrated experience engaging with technical and business areas?
  • Experience managing the delivery of Platform Infrastructure , cloud solutions or broad ICT transformation projects. 
Desirable criteria:
  • Relevant formal qualifications and practical experience in project management is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience in Government agency. Outline your experience managing projects in an Agile and Public Service environment.
How to Apply:

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you will be required to complete a selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.

Call Kym 1300 944 936 for any further information.