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Senior Project Manager

Location:

Australian Capital Territory

Work type:

Contract

Classification:

Information & Communication Technology

Salary:

Competitive Rate!

Job reference:

JO-1707-511549

Start date:

2017-07-28

Contact email:

kira.omernik@talentinternational.com

Advertiser:

Kira Omernik

Senior Project Manager


A large government department is seeking a skilled and highly experienced individual to engage in a contract position based in Canberra as a Senior Project Manager. This is a short term contract through until the beginning of 2018 and requires the Senior Project Manager to lead and manage one or more ICT projects that contributes to the department's strategic outcomes and objectives. 

 
  • Competitive contract rate based on a full time work schedule
  • Australian citizenship required
  • High level security clearance required


Details of Role Services:
  • Lead and manage one or more ICT projects that contributes to the strategic outcomes and objectives, in accordance with the  ICT program and project management framework and ensure projects integrate with the business.
  • Develop high quality documentation including business cases, project plans, risk management plans, and other project management control documentation in accordance with policies and standards.
  • Design, schedule and coordinate activities to achieve key project objectives and deliverables.
  • Develop and implement effective project monitoring, financial reporting, governance and risk management arrangements using corporate tools and applications.
  • Engage with stakeholders from various projects. Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with internal and stakeholders to ensure access to resources and alignment with other interrelated projects, and external (business partners) stakeholders to ensure current and emerging needs are addressed.
  • Deliver and support procurement activities.
  • Formally attend the governance board meetings, prepare reports, advice and recommendations for presentation at more senior overnance forums
  • Apply a comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices and theories as they relate to effective project management, with particular regard to Agile and PRINCE2 methodologies, together with the ability to apply these within the department. 


Mandatory Applicant Criteria:
  • Experience in managing and delivering projects using Prince2 and Agile methodologies to achieve strategic outcomes and objectives.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing, scheduling and coordinating activities to achieve key project objectives and deliverables
  • Proven ability to develop and implement effective project monitoring, financial reporting, governance and risk management arrangements using corporate tools and applications.
  • Well-developed communication skills particularly writing skills and demonstrated experience in developing high quality documentation including policy or spending proposals, business cases and project plans. 
  • High standard of business acumen
  • Ability to engage and manage senior stakeholders to achieve project and program outcomes and proven ability to maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders to ensure access to resources and alignment with other interrelated projects, and with external (business partners) stakeholders to ensure current and emerging needs are addressed.



To apply for this opportunity, please contact Medha Malik on 02 6285 3500 or Medha.malik@talentinternational.com or click the "APPLY NOW' button below.
 

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