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Senior Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Beaconsfield, New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: AU$750 - AU$850 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 186777_1533006037
Contact Name: Manjita Osta
Contact Email: manjita.osta@peoplebank.com.au
Job Published: July 31, 2018 13:00

Job Description

ESSENTIAL:

  • Need experience managing/delivering MULTIPLE streams (almost like a junior program manager)
  • Need strong financials/budgeting experience
  • CV must be detailed and articulate

NOTE: Seeking a PM with experience in delivering BOTH business and ICT projects, a technical background in IT especially software development, would be highly regarded.

Key requirements:

  • Business focused senior PM able to manage application and business process projects from requirements to successful implementation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering IT / business transformation projects where standardisation and excellent results have been required and achieved
  • Manage the planning and delivery of complex strategic projects, this must include delivery of software development
  • Strong release management experience in complex technical environments across multiple test landscapes and phases (i.e. Solution Testing, Integration Testing, Performance testing, User Acceptance Testing and Regression Testing) and into production.
  • Manage entire project teams to ensure that the project outcomes are achieved
  • Develop and implement project management plans to ensure the success of the project
  • Regularly communicate with key senior stakeholders to ensure the identification and tracking of project objectives
  • Prepare and present project status reports and communicate project updates to inform decision making at the senior level
  • Balance competing demands to ensure projects objectives are achieved
  • Manage effective teams and relationships with diverse stakeholders including business and ITD
  • Lead and facilitate productive discussions with all stakeholders
  • Take responsibility for delivering on intended outcomes
  • Monitor the completion of project milestones against goals and initiate amendments where necessary
  • Responsible for the management of project finances including budget formation, forecasting and reporting up to 5 million dollars
  • Actively identify, manage and escalate risks, issues and dependencies to program leadership
  • Ensure solutions are aligned with Department architectural guidelines
  • Demonstrated experience in managing external vendors
  • Co-ordinate with business as usual teams to ensure the support model and process are well defined and that the solution is transitioned successfully
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, MS Project and PowerPoint skills
  • PRINCE2 Methodology certification or equivalent awareness/experience