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Project Manager

Location:

Brisbane

Work type:

Contract

Classification:

Information & Communication Technology

Salary:

Hourly Rate

Job reference:

JO-1807-521334

Start date:

2018-07-12

Contact email:

marissa.gough@talentinternational.com

Advertiser:

Marissa Gough

As the Principal Project Manager, you will use your experience with complex ICT network connectivity and infrastructure projects to manage project implementation and delivery, ensuring objectives are met. This is an initial 7-month contract for a QLD Government department based in Brisbane's CBD. 

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 and progress
  • 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
Skills and experience
  • 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
If you are interested in this position please apply online now or email your resume to mats.rorvik@talentinternational.com

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