1 x Senior Project Manager

Job Title: 1 x Senior Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Deakin, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 239871_1633482730
Contact Name: Josie Bandiola
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 06, 2021 12:12

Job Description

Position Purpose

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for planning and managing delivery of transformation projects within ICT Services Branch.


  • Define project scope, requirements and acceptance criteria for the Agency's Future Operating Environment.
  • Develop and maintain project documentation throughout the project lifecycle including project schedule, project management plan, external costing requests, communications plan, test plan, and change plans as appropriate.
  • Identify, assess, and manage project dependencies, risks and issues and escalation appropriately as circumstances dictate.
  • Develop and maintain realistic project schedule and resourcing plans for the whole project lifecycle.
  • Provide regular and accurate reports to stakeholders including the ICT Committee and CIO as required by circumstances and the project communications plan.
  • Establish a collaborative working culture and environment within the project team, with external delivery teams and stakeholders.
  • Establish effective working relationships with project sponsors and relevant business teams as well as Services Australia and their delivery teams to ensure smooth implementation and effective engagement in project delivery.
  • Plan and manage periodic project and stakeholder review meetings (as per agreed communications and governance models) to ensure up to date communication of project status.
  • Provide effective leadership to the project team and take appropriate action where team performance deviates from agreed tolerances.

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in digital transformation projects including Cloud Service migrations
  • Demonstrated experience working successfully as a Project Manager delivering business systems solutions via technology providers in complex programs and projects;
  • Strong Project Management process knowledge and experience, in both Agile and Waterfall environments;
  • Demonstrated delivery experience of technical systems and operational improvements in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrated experience undertaking quality management activities such as peer and quality reviews of specifications and design documents and participation in solution reviews, ensuring designed solutions meet business requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing and presenting project delivery strategies, plans and governance activities to diverse groups including business, technical management.
  • Well-developed communication, influence and negotiation skills.

For more information or to apply, please contact Josie Bandiola on 02 9054 8710 quoting Job Reference: 239871