Project Manager

Job details

25 June 2024
Job type
Project Services + Transformation

Job description

The ideal Project Manager candidate should have the following experience and specialized skills:

- Expertise in planning, managing, and delivering large, complex, or medium to high-risk ICT projects/programs.
- Ability to manage multiple projects and IT work packages of varying sizes.
- Adherence to the Department's Corporate Governance Framework, policies, and procedures.
- Skill in developing business cases aligned with business goals, in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
- Proficiency in defining and managing project/program scope, goals, and deliverables, including budget tracking, reporting, scheduling, dependencies, issues, and risks.
- Capability to estimate resources needed to achieve project/program goals.
- Competence in producing project/program plans, schedules, highlight reports, issues reports, exception reports, proposals, presentations, project communications, and management documentation.
- Experience in project financial administration, including budget proposals, contingency provisions, and collaboration with financial administrators for IT product accounting.
- Ability to monitor and manage changes in project/program scope and escalate issues when necessary.
- Skill in developing and implementing plans for organizational or people changes, including communications plans.
- Competence in developing plans for benefits realization.
- Collaborative skills with business stakeholders, including project managers, business managers, product owners, and staff.
- Experience in coaching, mentoring, motivating, and supervising project team members.
- Business knowledge and relationship-building capabilities crucial for project/program success.
- Expertise in managing project procurement in collaboration with procurement administrators.
- At least 5 years of experience in project/program management, including initiation and execution using PRINCE2 or PMBoK methodology.
- Proven ability to track and report on project milestones and deliverables in complex projects or programs with multiple stakeholders, long timelines, and large budgets.
- Demonstrated experience with project management software.
- Experience managing Agile projects in bespoke ICT software development, including:
- Estimation and sizing
- Backlog refinement, prioritization, and communication with Product Owner and Project Board
- Sprint planning, release planning, roadmap planning, and Sprint/product demonstrations
- Quality assurance processes, retrospectives, and stand-ups
- Proven experience in assuring quality in an ICT environment, managing test stages, and related documentation.
- Experience in personnel management and team leadership.
- Adherence to organizational standards and best practices in ICT service delivery.
- Certification in relevant disciplines (e.g., MSP, PRINCE2, Scrum, PRINCE2 Agile, PMBoK, AgilePM) is highly desirable.

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Nicole Oo on 08 61511706 or email: [email protected] 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, including the application form in an alternate format, please contact me on the above contact details.