Job Details
  • Reference393667B_1654674612
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted27 days 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 Project Manager/Product Owner on a contract for 12 months with potential extension.

Position Overview

The successful candidate will be an experienced professional who would be expected to support the development of artefacts across many areas such as Agile project management, stakeholder engagements, organisational governance and strategic communication. The successful candidate would be expected to work within a blended team of ADF, APS and contracted technical staff und understand the value of key documents such as PMP, Key BA artefacts and strategic power point presentations.

Key responsibilities include:-

  • Monitor, track and report on the status of project deliverables to ensure time and quality metrics are in line with approved project plans for assigned projects;
  • Undertake assurance activities for projects to ensure that the delivery methodology is adhered to;
  • Contribute to resource capacity planning and forecasting activities;
  • Conduct risk and issues management activities and maintain risk and issue registers;
  • Assist with timely and accurate development and delivery of project documentation product requirements, presentation material, slide packs, minutes, briefs and reports;
  • Manage interdependencies, prioritisation and coordination across projects to ensure that information relating to project deliverables, risks and issues are effectively communicated between stakeholders and that key performance indicators are monitored and evaluated;
  • Schedule and coordinate project Post Implementation Reviews and retrospectives;
  • Evaluate effectiveness of project management tools, processes and methodologies, and make recommendations for continuous improvement.


  • Product/Project strategies, plans, schedules and roadmaps;
  • Product/Project support functions, controls, and implementation activities;
  • Project documentation;
  • Advice on project implementation, business process adherence and project activities;
  • Briefings, workshops, presentations and reports.
  • Risk Bowties

Evaluation Criteria

Candidates are to have the following:

  • Demonstrated experience providing assurance and support to multiple complex projects across a program of work;
  • Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining project documentation, ensuring timely updates and contributions to the risk/issues registers, schedule updates and resource estimates;
  • Demonstrated experience gathering project data and developing reports for presentation to senior stakeholders;
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, including leveraging data to inform decision making;
  • Relationship building and collaboration skills across diverse stakeholders;
  • Ability to prioritise and balance multiple stakeholder priorities;
  • Experience using Agile, SAFe and PPM modules within ServiceNow will be highly regarded

Security Clearance

NV2, PV preferred

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.