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Project Manager

Whizdom Recruitment

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Full job description

Our client is seeking a Project Manager (L5) to work across multiple projects. This role will see the successful candidate create and implements project definitions, schedules, budgets, and objectives for one or more medium sized projects of low to moderate complexity.

The successful applicant will also:

  • Prepare detailed statements of work and gains concurrence and approval from stakeholders regarding various project aspects and adjusts accordingly. Participates in delivery assurance reviews to ensure adherence to project management policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the staffing of projects. Organizes project team members to ensure communication and understanding of deadlines, assignments, and objectives. Participates in work as applicable.
  • Manage costs, schedules, and quality by overseeing project deliverables. Ensures schedule and budget are met. May revise as appropriate.
  • Perform ongoing review of project status; identifies possible project risks. Recommend and implements risk mitigation solutions as approved and as appropriate.
  • Work in conjunction with team members and stakeholders to manage changes to technical requirements, business requirements and schedule of the project.
  • Provide input on possible changes needed based on current project status.
  • Manage client, company, and project team expectations for agreed upon project performance by obtaining and providing project metrics.
  • Recommend changes or alternate paths based upon performance and metrics.
  • Oversee assigned personnel for projects.
  • Assign work and provides direction regarding timeliness and completion of project objectives.
  • Address performance issues within prescribed guidelines.
  • Provide performance input upon completion of project.

Desired Experience

  • Good communication skills
  • Skilled in estimating and common project management desktop tools
  • Good leadership skills to train, guide, and mentor the work of less experienced personnel
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and switch between tasks quickly
  • Ability to manage medium sized projects
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to create and maintain formal and informal networks
  • Willingness to travel

Desirable Qualities

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, information technology, engineering, or related field preferred
  • Six or more years of experience in project management
  • Experience working with project management methodology such as Catalyst including budget development, project planning, control and assurance methodologies, project management software and finance and accounting concepts and practices
  • Experience working with client vision, business objectives, and critical success factors
  • Experience working with delivery assurance principles and appropriate procedures relevant to area
  • Experience working with techniques and approaches related to the architecture, development, integration, and deployment of project phases

Location and Contract Terms

  • This 12-month office-based role will be based in Canberra

Security Clearance

  • The successful candidate will be an Australian Citizen and hold a current NV1 security clearance.

How to apply:

Please upload your resume to apply. There are no selection criteria for this role. Please ensure your resume reflects the experience outlined. A short cover letter is welcomed with your application.

Call Vicky 1300 944 936 / 0480 002 459 or email vickyl@whizdom.com.au for further information.

Applications close: Thursday 2 June 2022.

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Job details
Date posted
20 May 2022
Information Technology
IT Management & Senior Leadership
$130k ~ $149k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Desired education level
Bachelor's degree
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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