Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-11-11
Reference: V-40278
Contact Name: Kelly Shockley
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 12, 2021 11:24

Job Description

The Role:

Working under the broad direction of senior staff, the Project Manager will be responsible for managing the design, planning, development, implementation and evaluation of project outputs. They liaise and work with key stakeholders to foster partnerships, provide strategic advice and optimise the effectiveness of projects in their area of responsibility. In performing a leadership role, they support innovation, changes in workplace practices and organises work in the context of competing priorities and strategic direction.


Key Duties: 

    • manage, deliver and monitor projects that may have an organisation-wide impact;
    • develop, manage and implement project plans and schedules in accordance with the agency’s project management framework and consider project interdependencies;
    • collaborate with staff in immediate work area and with internal and external stakeholders;
    • contribute to project design, governance arrangements and operational integration;
    • ensure project deliverables and milestones are met on time and within budget;
    • coordinate strategic planning for longer term project initiatives;
    • lead and manage staff and manage performance, attendance and health and wellbeing;
    • develop staff capability through coaching, mentoring and succession planning;
    • provide expert advice and feedback to stakeholders and the agency's executive;
    • research, review and evaluate projects in specific operational or technical areas;
    • report on project outputs to stakeholders, and oversee regular project reporting including status updates and exception reports;
    • prepare and review written material including business cases, plans, reports and executive briefs and corporate documentation;
    • undertake budget management, monitor expenditure and oversee procurement and contract management;
    • identify, assess, manage, escalate, report and monitor project risks, issues and benefits, including developing treatment strategies;
    • analyse project performance and coordinate quality management to ensure that project deliverables are fit for purpose and meet client needs;
    • support innovation, manage and lead change and significantly contribute to business improvement strategies;
    • develop and manage key stakeholder relationships and expectations to deliver projects;
    • represent the work area or agency at external and cross-agency forums, including conferences and meetings;

Location and Contract Term: This is a Canberra based role. Contract till June 2023 with options to extend for a further 12 months.

Security Requirements: Applicants must be Australian Citizens to apply. A baseline security clearance or the ability to obtain and maintain is required. 

How to Apply:

Applications close 17 November.

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 Mohammed 1300 944 936 for any further information