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Project Manager

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  • Sector:

    Government General

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  • Salary:

    $1056 per day + super

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  • Contact phone:

    0449 790 116

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    9 months

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Northbridge Recruitment is seeking a Senior Project Manager to work within the NSW Government on an initial 9-month contract with a view to extension.

Purpose of this role

Initiate, design, deliver, manage and control a project through its lifecycle. Develop relevant plans and monitor and control in line with the approved baseline. Ensure that risks and issues are promptly addressed, and project deliverables and objectives are achieved in line with this NSW Government agency.

Key accountabilities

• Project Planning. Understand how the project aligns to the business strategy and facilitate the development of the Business Case. Develop the project management plan ensuring an efficient and effective resource profile and project schedule.
• Benefits Management. Assist the Business Owner and/or Program Manager in the assessment and development of the target outcomes and benefits, and structure the project to ensure delivery, adoption and handover of the agreed project objectives.
• Project Governance. Work with the Business Owner to set up the monitoring and governance routines, delivery of high-quality progress reporting and insights, and effective chairing of the project steering committee to make decisions and resolve issues to drive towards outcomes.
• Project Management. Be accountable for the delivery of the project objectives against the baselined scope, cost, schedule and deliverables, ensuring disciplined and high-quality management across key compliance and project management standards. Use approved processes and effective stakeholder communication to manage any variance against the baseline.
• Resource Management. Work with and forecast to line managers the resource requirements, including vendors, for the project, developing an efficient profile supported by effective scheduling and integrated into schedule and cost management tools.
• Risk Management. Identify, respond and manage all associated risks, assumptions and issues on the projects. Develop, manage and undertake regular reviews of the project risk register, and escalate risks in accordance with agreed frameworks.
• Dependency management. Manage dependencies and interdependencies across the project, driving the agreement and management of both inbound and outbound dependencies to ensure a successful schedule and ability to realise the project objectives.
• Stakeholder Communication. Develop and provide regular communication and engagement with the business owner, through the delivery of professional, accurate updates on progress, as well as and responsive advice, explanation and guidance. Maintain stakeholder confidence through robust and disciplined project management, proactive risk and contingency planning, and timely resolution of decisions and issues.
• Change and Communication Management. Work with Change and Communication resources to formulate and integrate change management activities into the overall plan, and subsequently ensure delivery of an effective change management and communication plan that leads to successful adoption of the project objectives.
• Project Closure. Ensure the project undertakes effective Post Implementation Reviews, and any learning is retained for the benefit of future projects.

Typical experience

• A range of experience in project management ie. minimum 7+ years
• Tertiary level qualifications at degree level in business management or related discipline or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience acquired through extensive experience.

Next Steps 

This is for an immediate start so do not delay APPLY now below, or email for further information.

Ronny Thai
Government Account Manager (Category H)
Number: 0449 790 116
Suite 1.15, 98 Gloucester Street,
The Rocks, Sydney NSW, 2000 Australia

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE for this role. Australian PR or Citizenship is required.