Project Manager

Location: Braddon
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 24 days ago
Contact: Maria Lastierre
Reference: 260311

Our Federal Government Client is looking for a Project Managers with expert experience working with stakeholders supporting project procurement activities such as workshops, reviews, creation of documentation, including RFQs/Tenders, evaluation reports.

This role is on an initial contract of 12 months with two (2) possible extension terms of 12 months. The Client prefers Canberra-based candidates as their National Office and the project teams, including this role, are mostly CANBERRA based. Australian interstate or regional candidates may be considered but should factor in the requirement to attend on site as required/directed. The Client will consider hybrid work arrangements i.e. work from home (WFH), however this may be periodically reviewed based on performance.

Out Client is seeking an experienced Project Manager to support at least two (2) projects, as well as work with the CIO and IT Managers to provide project management support on adhoc IT projects.

Reporting to the Director - Technology portfolio, CIO and project boards, this roles will be responsible for implementation of COTS and bespoke applications. The Project Manager will work with other IT resources including business analysts, solution architects, solution designers, testers, developers and other resources as required.

The duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Scoping, planning, implementing and reporting on assigned projects to agreed standards and tolerances
  • Tasking/managing project resources and coordinating with business SME's, service providers and stakeholders to meet project outcomes
  • Development of project management documentation, including business cases, project plans, project reports, transition plans, schedules, registers, closure reports and post implementation reviews
  • Management of project risks, escalation and resolution of issues
  • Working with stakeholders supporting project procurement activities - workshops, reviews, creation of documentation, including RFQs/Tenders, evaluation reports
  • Establishment and maintenance of working relationships with stakeholders and executive sponsors
  • Guiding project related change including providing clear, consistent communication with active engagement
  • Contribution to continuous project management improvement activities across IT and the department

Please note that experience particularly with procurement activities are RFQs/Tenders is required and only candidates with direct experience will be considered.

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Maria Lastierre on 02 6245 1717 quoting Job Reference: # 260311

The closing date for this role is on Friday, 16 February, 2024.

Expression of interest for other Project Manager roles will remain open until 8 March, 2024.

Please note: Only candidates that meet the above criteria will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the position.

Diversity and inclusion are strongly supported at Peoplebank. People of all nationalities, gender identities, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, are encouraged to apply.