Job Details
  • Reference380799A_1632365852
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantFiona Bell

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 Director of Program Management Officer on a contract for 6 months with potential extension.


  • Embed the TCCS Project Management Framework through a comprehensive change management program using the ADKAR model.
  • Develop the Directorate's leadership and expertise on project management activities by actively supporting program/project design, governance models, structures and scheduling, monitoring measurement, communications and change management activities.
  • Provide continuous learning to promote and build project management as a core capability within TCCS.
  • Evaluate tools to ensure Project Managers have all the tools and guidance to successfully execute on programs and projects.
  • Develop and oversee a Project Management Community of Practice.
  • Develop and manage a gateway review program.
  • Identify where corrective actions need to be undertaken by program, portfolio and project offices and implement strategies to manage change.
  • Facilitate effective governance and accountability in project management activities, communicating roles and responsibilities and support transparency of compliance and project progress, including reporting to the TCCS Executive Board.
  • Establish and track a benefits management register.
  • Future requirement many include leading and motivating a small team with a commitment to continuous learning and improvement.


  • Advanced skills and demonstrated experience in delivering successful organisational change management strategies. Comprehensive understanding of the ADKAR model
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the project management lifecycle and functions of a Program Management Office.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication, collaboration, presentation, and negotiation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and teamwork.
  • Demonstrated stakeholder engagement and negotiation skills and ability to engage and manage positive relationships with a range of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the TCCS Values framework, workplace respect, equity and diversity framework, workplace health and safety best practise and industrial democracy principles and practice.

Professional / Technical Skills and Knowledge

  • Qualifications or experience in Change Management, Behavioural Sciences or Communication are highly desirable.
  • Qualifications or experience in Project/Program/Portfolio management will be highly desirable.

Behavioural Capabilities

  • Highly developed stakeholder engagement skills and capabilities.
  • Highly developed organisational skills, including the ability to effectively lead, manage multiple tasks, determine priorities, and demonstrate resilience in high-pressure situations
  • The ability to work effectively across teams as well as autonomously.

Mandatory Requirement:

  • Baseline Clearance

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Fiona Bell on 02 6268 9931 or email for further discussion.