Job Details
  • Reference361235C_1596078819
  • LocationNew South Wales
  • SalaryAU$567 - AU$568 per day + Superannuation
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted15 days ago
  • ConsultantEileen Kavanagh

Our client, a large government department, requires an EL1 Senior Project Manager to join until June 2021, with the potential for extension. This role will be based in Sydney CBD and pay $497 - $567 per day + Superannuation.

The EL1 Senior Project Manager will provide expert project management and community engagement support to the Communities of Excellence Program ensuring project outcomes are achieved on time, on budget, to quality standards and within agreed scope.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the Program Director across end to end delivery, including project planning, industry engagement, activity and expenditure planning, schedule maintenance, risk management and reporting
  • Undertake and support procurement and contracting activities aligned with program plans and required work stream activities
  • Undertake research and formulate recommendations to support evidence-based project planning and decision making
  • Develop and maintain project risk and issue registers and support risk mitigation and management activities
  • Negotiate comprehensive work packages with delivery partners across the Agency

Key Requirements:

  • Proven success in project management and community engagement within a matrixed organisation, from design and initiation through to implementation and closure
  • Excellent engagement skills with a proven track record of achievement in building and maintaining productive partnerships
  • Strong interpersonal skills with success in developing and coordinating risk/issue mitigation strategies across complex, multi-tiered structures
  • Well-developed project evaluation skills together with high level analytical and forecasting capability (activity, change and adoption, budgetary)
  • High level understanding of government procurement processes including experience in program managing substantial business development/management activities
  • Certification in Project Management (e.g. PRINCE2/MSP/or other recognised qualifications)

Please note this is a Federal Government position, which requires the successful candidate to undergo Pre-Employment checks and hold Australian Citizenship.

If you are interested in this position and feel you meet the criteria, please submit your resume by clicking on the 'APPLY' button below.