Job Details
  • Reference370182B_1614645970
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantSusan Nesbitt

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 Project Delivery on a contract for 6 Months, with potential extensions of 2X 6 months.

Position Overview

The Service Delivery Office (SDO) is a leader in providing services under the Whole-of-Government Shared Services Program. The SDO presents a unique opportunity to be involved in developing innovative service delivery arrangements, with an approach to collaboration and sharing of resources that has the potential to add value to not only for existing customers but to set the scene for new ways of working across the APS. We are committed to consistently improving service standards through innovation, systems and process enhancements. The SDO Project Delivery Office (PDO) provides project management, business analysis, business architecture and solution design services for 15 government agency clients, servicing in excess of 6,000 employees, in order to enable them to increase productivity and concentrate on their core business.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Scope, manage and execute projects that align with the SDO's strategic priorities
  • Plan, to a detailed level, projects from inception to go-live
  • Identify critical dates in the plan
  • Track, manage and report status on all projects
  • Identify resources required to deliver the project and any resource gaps
  • Raise risks and issues plus the effective management of them
  • Resolve problems and roadblocks with the ability to analyse options
  • Manage stakeholders for the project with effective levels of engagement
  • Collaborate with other project managers where there are project dependencies
  • Develop SDO project capability and governance,
  • Resolve problems and roadblocks with the ability to analyse options.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be required to have a Baseline clearance.
  • Demonstrated substantial knowledge in project management methodology and experience including managing large-scale IT projects
  • Ability to effectively develop and write project management documentation
  • Ability to build and embed project management capability and project governance to deliver quality outcomes
  • Ability to represent and collaborate across a broad and diverse range of stakeholders (Operational to Senior Executive level) to create trust and confidence with both internal and external clients and service providers,
  • Be self-motivated, able to multi-task on multiple projects with competing priorities and work under pressure in a high-paced, responsive environment to deliver the SDO's business and technical outcomes.
  • Relevant commercial experience with exposure to SAP/ServiceNow/ERP platforms
  • Experience with Project Management tools (eg MS Project, GovTEAMS)
  • Master scheduling experience in a large-scale Australian government environment,

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Susan Nesbitt on 02 6268 9935 or email for further discussion.