Project Manager

6 month contract
Reference # 356629
Based in the Business and Development Unit and working on projects Institute wide.  Given the work revolves around information and statistics and the presentation of statistics to promote better health and wellbeing, the projects have a significant dependency on presenting data.  Your main responsibilities will be to manage ICT projects from initiation through to close under the Institutes project management framework and in collaboration with business areas. You will be part of a broader delivery team and will be supported by business analysts and subject matter experts to deliver projects.  To succeed in this role you will have a good grasp on delivering ICT projects, be a great communicator and team player. You will ideally have at least 5 years’ experience in managing ICT projects.
Project Manager Responsibilities:
  • Managing ICT projects including the delivery of outcomes and benefits, scope boundaries, schedules, quality and budgets
  • Coordinating teams to enable project delivery and transition
  • Overseeing and developing project documentation and reporting progress on delivery
  • Managing relationships and communicating effectively with all project stakeholders, overcome obstacles to delivery through collaboration, communication, problem solving and negotiation
  • Team leadership and development through training, coaching, and guidance to junior staff
  • Overseeing procurements and tenders and managing contracts resulting from procurement as they relate to project delivery
  • Identifying and managing risks and overseeing the implementation of risk mitigation plans
  • Conducting project reviews and creating detailed reports for executive staff
  • Project manager skills:
  • Qualifications in Engineering, ICT or Computer Science, Business or Business Administration or Management in addition to some formal project management training.
  • Knowledge and experience in project managing application development from design, construction, hosting and sustainment, including an understanding of cloud-based infrastructure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capacity to manage high stress situations
  • Ability to multi-task and manage various project elements simultaneously
  • The ability to lead multidisciplinary teams
  • Attention to detail, excellent planning, organisational, and time management skills
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • The ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • A history of delivering successful projects
If this role is of interest to you, please APPLY NOW, or contact Courtney Neville on 02 6113 7545 or via email on Courtney.neville @igniteco .com
Canberra (Australian Capital Territory)
I.T. & T
Courtney Neville