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Senior Project Manager: Applications

Temporary
QLD, Other
Posted on 02.07.2018
-> 867.00 per day


The ICT Project Services team within our client, a large complex government organisation, are currently seeking a Senior Project Manager for an initial 8+ month contract who ideally has the following skills and experience;

  • Experience implementing COTS configurations
  • Strong knowledge of Agile methodology and processes


Project Overview;

The CCMS Project will deliver a centralised Complaints Management function for the schools and regions serviced by the Department. The project will canvas the market for a solution which meets the customer and business needs and execute a suitable off-the-self solution which favours configuration before customisation.

Responsibilities include;
  • Identifying and analysing the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) or business funded corporate project requirements to develop and produce strategies to ensure communication, change management and action plans are effectively applied to meet departmental strategic needs and opportunities.
  • Collaborating, liaising and negotiating with internal stakeholders, including project sponsors, Director IPS, Project board members and other staff, also external project stakeholders in leading the implementation of ICT projects to enhance the effectiveness of significant activities (strong vendor management skills are a must).
  • Managing project teams and resources across a diverse range of project functions to undertake development, implementation, training and maintenance to agreed deliverables, contractual and budget obligations, ensuring project deliverables are completed within planned cost, timescale and resource budgets.
  • Managing the progress of the project including the establishment of performance indicators and the maintenance of a quality record system to meet requests for information and for statistical and planning purposes.
  • Ensuring compliance with project management methodologies, legislative, industrial and other parameters within the project.
  • Managing and prioritising the strategic and operational aspects of projects including the preparation of reports, planning documentation and other communications utilising a range of communication channels and computer applications.
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of quality processes, products and services, as identified through facilitating review, product analysis, client survey analysis and other research and benchmarking activities, which help establish requirements for the implementation of changes.
  • Acting as an escalation point for risks and issues throughout the project and actively manage these, including, reporting, mitigation and rectification strategies.


EVALUATION CRITERIA;
  • Highly developed leadership, project/program management, multifunctional team leadership skills as demonstrated by effectiveness in achieving organisational objectives and contributing to enhanced organisational performance
  • Well-developed skills in the application of vendor management techniques to build an effective relationship which focuses on successful delivery to meet agreed expectations and timelines(primarily in the theatre of ICT and/or IT Enabled project utilising Prince 2 methods and tools)
  • Well-developed understanding of the application of change management processes and the impact of change on individuals and work groups within commercially driven client focused organisations
  • Well-developed skills in the preparation and presentation of substantial reports and highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, including proven achievement in effectively liaising, consulting and negotiating with client groups, vendors, senior management and project sponsors.

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS
  • Experience implementing COTS configurations
  • Strong knowledge of Agile methodology and processes

To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the appropriate link below quoting Ref No. 4C/06371. Should you wish to discuss please contact Kristy Coulter on 07 3258 8344.

Your interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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