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Senior Project Manager

at Chandler Macleod Group
Location Sydney, Australia
Date Posted April 16, 2020
Category Admin and Clerical
Job Type Full-time
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Salary $900 - $965 p.d. + Super


Senior Project Manager Chandler Macleod Group location Sydney. Salary $900 - $965 p.d. + Super.

“The role of Project Manager is required to lead an inter-agency strategic project which will effectively replace the current Law Enforcement Monitoring capability used by client and transition the agency to a technologically advanced investigative capability within telecommunications space. The project will require working in collaboration with several external agencies like LECC, ICAC and NSW Crime Commission.

The project requires someone to undertake strategic procurement activity as an immediate priority. This position will suit someone who has experience in dealing with various stakeholders particularly at the Executive level, internal as well as external, understands the operating model with excellent analytical skills. Previous experience with NSW Government will be highly regarded. The selected person may be required to undergo the highest level of security clearance.”

Ensure that the project is managed and delivered to a professional standard and in accordance with policies, standards and procedures (both business and technical including information security) from Corporate Services, NSWP PP&G, NSW DTI, relevant legislation, and NSW Government requirements.

Provide leadership at a team and senior level and negotiate issues and solutions across the division and organisational boundaries including with the client group(s) and internal and external stakeholders. Lead, motivate and develop the Project Delivery team through day to day and formal performance management processes to facilitate achievement of business goals.

Ensure that customer needs, expectations and satisfaction are proactively managed including compliance with client specifications and quality assurance standards. Ensure appropriate delivery framework / methodology is adopted by the project and endorsed by the DTI PP&G and Project Board;

Drive the delivery and implementation of the project’s products (including production of all relevant documentation for product delivery and acceptance during the project life cycle and ongoing support) that meet the project’s objectives and customer’s acceptance criteria.

Monitor and manage external vendors as outlined within signed contracts. This includes assisting the RFT process, analysis, project tracking, relationship management, deliverables monitoring and reporting. Manage all change management activities for the project including training. All other tasks as directed by the Project Manager and/or PP&G related to delivering the Project. Agree to participate in security vetting procedures prior to engagement and/or at regular intervals (generally every 12 months) during contract period.

Selection criteria demonstrated experience with a strong track record in delivering high quality successful ICT projects using contemporary project management methodologies and application development methodology.

Demonstrated strong leadership and management skills with proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders (internally and externally);set direction and approach; resolve conflict; deliver tough messages with grace and execute with limited information and ambiguity. Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision (orally, written and presentational) with proven facilitation, influencing, negotiation and strong analytical, problem solving skills and business acumen.

Certified in project management best practice methodologies, (preferably PRINCE2) with demonstrated skills and experience in using contemporary project management methodologies to deliver best practice, customer focused ICT projects. Demonstrated experience in mobilising, motivating and managing a successful team as well as work effectively with senior leaders and drive progress in the face of ambiguous or changing situations.

Demonstrated experience in providing quality and accurate project status reporting according to the required standards and accurately forecasting and estimating financial and resource needs. Knowledge of and experience in organisational change / benefits management.

Highly experienced user of MS Project and MS Office toolset (Word, Excel and Power Point). If this opportunities sound likes something you would be interested in, we want to hear from you! Your application will be assessed by our team, and if we feel that you could be a good fit for any of our client partners we will be in touch regarding next steps.