Job Details
  • Reference401479A_1669073732
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted9 days ago
  • ConsultantAshleigh Blair-heykamp

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.

Position Overview

The department is seeking a Programme Manager to support the team. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with the oversight of the programme of work, including through supporting relevant governance bodies
  • Developing and maintaining programme documentation, including planning, design and reporting documents.
  • Providing advice and assurance in relation to programme management standards - including reviewing project level reports.
  • Working with project managers to monitor the implementation programme, escalating risks issues and opportunities to the relevant governance bodies
  • Developing and maintaining the programme master schedule.

Desired skills:

  • Highly developed communication skills, including the ability to tailor communication and communication styles, including to Senior level stakeholders and governance groups
  • Strong ability to collaborate with a diverse range of colleagues and stakeholders, including technical specialists.
  • High level organisational skills, self-drive and initiative.
  • Strong ability to manage competing priorities in a changing environment.


  • Demonstrated experience (5+ years) in programme management, preferably under the Managing Successful Programmes methodology.
  • Experience working with multiple project managers and managing project interdependencies, risks and issues.
  • Experience leading agile, multi-disciplinary teams to deliver on Government priorities and programs.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". One of our consultant will reach out. Alternatively, you can call Ashleigh Blair-Heykamp on 02 6268 9934 or email for further discussion.