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Agile Project Officers

Agile Project Officers

Job Title: Agile Project Officers
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-09-27
Reference: V-39942
Contact Name: Kym Hinds
Contact Email: kymh@whizdom.com.au
Job Published: September 28, 2021 23:04

Job Description

The Role:

Federal Government Department requires experienced Agile Project Officers to join their team.

The duties:
  • Assist the DESP IT Project Manager coordinate Program Increment Planning tasks
  • Coordinate with teams to ensure that relevant backlog items are created in Azure DevOps
  • Assist the DESP IT Project Manager in the development of the solution roadmap and tracking completion of the features
  • Ensure that project budgets are monitored
  • Maintain the issues and risk register
  • Maintain a register of feature/product releases for the project.
  • Prepare adhoc and regular briefings on the project progress, risk and issues
  • Prepare material and papers for inclusion in governance committees
  • Coordinate regular backlog refinement and prioritisation workshops across several IT teams and ensure problem definitions and acceptance criteria information remains updated 
Essential skills:
  • 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.
  • Experience implementing and aligning work to the agile practices and supporting /coaching of the Scrum Masters and Product Owners across their stream/train.
Desirable criteria:
Experience using Azure DevOps and/or Jira Align for Agile Methodology

Location and Contract Term:  
The role is based in Canberra with a start date of 1 November 2021.  This is an ASAP start to 30 June 2022.  2 x 12 month extension options possible. 

Security Requirements:
Applicants must be Australia Citizens and have the ability to obtain a Baseline Clearance.

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

Call Kym 1300 944 936 or email kymh@whizdom.com.au for any further information.

 Applications close Sunday 3 October 2021.