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Principal Project Manager (Finance system)

Location:

Queensland

Work type:

Contract

Classification:

Information & Communication Technology

Salary:

$100 - $122.44 per hour

Job reference:

JO-1807-521330

Start date:

2018-07-16

Contact email:

mats.rorvik@talentinternational.com

Advertiser:

Mats Rorvik

We are currently looking for a Principal Project Manager for a 12 month contract with a large government department based in Brisbane CBD. 

The Project:
This program will be responsible for standardising and improving the departments ICT's business and financial management processes, practices and systems. Particular key focus areas and deliverables for this program will be to implement improvements to cost modelling, service catalogue and price book, quotes and proposals, contracting processes and arrangements, and billing and invoicing process and systems.

Responsibilities:
  • Initiate new projects and deliver high level communication and documentation to project sponsors and other key stakeholders ensuring they are briefed on projects objectives, milestones andprogress.
  • Scope, plan and manage the delivery of high-profile ICT or business change project/s.
  • Recommend and establish project governance arrangements.
  • Monitor, manage and control project activities in accordance with agreed plans, including management of financial costs, risks and issues, and ensure that appropriate corrective actions are taken to deliver the project on time and to budget.
  • Ensure the project aligns with the Costing, Pricing and Billing Program's strategic objectives and current best practice.
  • Advise the Project Board of any deviations from the plan that may exceed tolerances and provide recommendations on actions to deal with these.
  • Manage stakeholder relationships including communicating, negotiating and influencing various stakeholders to meet project objectives and deadlines.
  • Maintain own professional development whilst contributing to a learning culture with the aim of achieving best practice project delivery through enhancing the capabilities of other project staff.
Requirements: 
  • Have successfully led complex ICT/ICT enabled, business change or financial management projects through to completion.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively lead a diverse project team.
  • Influence and negotiate with stakeholders and other teams to achieve results.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with the project team and stakeholders to ensure project deliverables are met.
  • Act as a coach and facilitate staff development.
  • Effectively communicate project requirements and outcomes, both in writing and verbally.
  • Certification in PRINCE2, Agile and/or other project management methodologies will be highly regarded.
 Please apply now or contact Mats Rorvik or Tom Circosta on 07 3221 3333 for a confidential chat should you require more information.
 

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