Job Details
  • Reference358063B_1589514636
  • LocationCanberra
  • SalaryNegotiable
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted9 months ago
  • ConsultantNeville Smith

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a Delivery Manager on a contract for 6 months with potential extensions of 6 months.

Position Overview

Our client maps people's experiences during key life events, identifies what people need from government and assists government agencies to collaborate on designing and delivering improved experiences for people.

We are looking for a Delivery Manager, experienced in agile ways of working and stakeholder relationship management to fill this vital role for the team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Managing relationships and delivery for cross agency, multijurisdictional teams across several life events
  • Ensuring the alignment of all streams of work across the program
  • Building performance of the team through coaching, mentoring and application of agile tools and techniques
  • Helping prioritise delivery of products, encouraging and facilitating continuous improvement.
  • Keeping the team motivated, collaborating and working well
  • Demonstrating excellent problem solving skills to identify and overcome obstacles
  • Interpreting and making judgements that will help steer and focus the team.

You will have experience leading delivery in an agile environment and have an understanding of the Commonwealth Digital Service Standard, other key digital products and strategies. You will work with a multidisciplinary team comprising of a program lead, service designers, interaction designers, user researchers, subject matter experts and others. Our ideal candidate will be proactive and supportive to undertake this role.

Essential Criteria:

  • A minimum of 12 months experience leading delivery in an agile team
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams to successfully deliver outcomes
  • Knowledge and experience in agile work practices as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Proven ability to problem solves and remove impediment
  • Experience in coaching a team and ensuring high level of motivation and performance.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively you can call Neville Smith on 02 6268 9916 or email for further discussion.