Junior Project Manager

Posted 29 April 2022
Salaryincluding super
LocationSouth Brisbane
Job type Permanent
DisciplineIT General
ReferenceBBBH256118_1651216354

Job description

We are seeking PM's with skills across infrastructure and applications type projects to join our team in Brisbane. This is a great opportunity to work with an IT focused organisation, where you will experience a range of projects across different client environments.

This work environment will offer the opportunity to work with a number of QLD government clients and work with a disciplined project management office delivering projects to clients in the region. The ability to work with team members both locally and based overseas is an advantage and experience in both application migrations to cloud environments is highly regarded.

Essential Job Functions

  • Creates and implements project definitions, schedules, budgets, and objectives for one or more small to medium sized projects of moderate complexity. Prepares detailed statements of work and gains concurrence and approval from stakeholders regarding various project aspects and adjusts accordingly. Participates in delivery assurance reviews to ensure adherence to project management policies and procedures.
  • Assists in the staffing of projects. Organizes project team members to ensure communication and understanding of deadlines, assignments and objectives. Participates in work as applicable.
  • Manages costs, schedules and quality by overseeing project deliverables. Ensures schedule and budget are met. May revise as appropriate.
  • Performs ongoing review of project status; identifies possible project risks. Recommends and implements risk mitigation solutions as approved and as appropriate.
  • Works in conjunction with team members and stakeholders to manage changes to technical requirements, business requirements and schedule of the project. Provides input on possible changes needed based on current project status.
  • Manages client, company and project team expectations for agreed upon project performance by obtaining and providing project metrics. Recommends changes or alternate paths based upon performance and metrics.
  • Oversees assigned personnel for projects. Assigns work and provides direction with regard to timeliness and completion of project objectives. Addresses performance issues within prescribed guidelines. Provides performance input upon completion of project.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, information technology, engineering or related field preferred or equivalent level of experience
  • Experience working with project management methodology such as Catalyst including budget development, project planning, control and assurance methodologies, project management software and finance and accounting concepts and practices
  • Experience working with techniques and approaches related to the architecture, development, integration, and deployment of project phases
  • Skilled in estimating and common project management desktop tools
  • Good communication skills
  • Good leadership skills to train, guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel
  • Creative thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage medium sized projects

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Jen Fermin on +613 9005 1754 or email jfermin@paxus.com.au and quote the above job reference number.

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process please contact me on the above contact details.