Project Manager

Job Purpose

This role is responsible for all aspects of a project from inception to completion, including managing all phases including design, planning, project execution, control and review.

The Project Manager is accountable to the Senior Project Manager for the planning, coordination, and delivery of projects that comprise implementation of IT solutions to time, cost, and quality standards.

Main Responsibilities

  • Determining and managing the goals, objectives and competing priorities of assigned projects and services including leading client engagements and leading and managing internal change initiatives.
  • Resolving complex issues with innovative solutions that are consistent with project and business objectives.
  • Effectively applying organisational project methodologies including agile and hybrid approaches.
  • Providing expert advice and consultancy to senior management regarding current relevant developments and their potential implications to organisational policies and strategic plans.
  • Contributing to a high standard of customer service for internal and external clients and quality management and risk.
  • Managing internal and external project resources/suppliers efficiently and effectively in the successful delivery of projects.

Essential Requirements

  • High level experience in leading , motivating and influencing staff, including defining and evaluating work objectives  across strategically aligned functions.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and ability to act with urgency.
  • Accept and expect responsibility, successfully manage and implement change and risk management initiatives and complex solutions within assigned projects.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills that demonstrate commitment to customers, including external client and internal stakeholders.
  • Advanced writing ability in delivering clear and concise project documentation and advice appropriate to the audience.
  • Ability to  effectively  manage concurrent projects and tasks with competing priorities.

Special Conditions and Essential Requirements

  • Formal project management qualifications
  • 2 Years’ Experience  in Project  Manager  role
  • Experience in both traditional and agile project management methodologies
  • Experience in managing software development projects
  • Must be prepared to work outside of normal business hours from time to time as required
  • Interstate/intrastate travel may be required

Personal Attributes

Adaptability: Responds positively to change, easily modifying behaviours or ways of working to suit the circumstances. Remains flexible and open to new ideas and challenges and encourages others to value change.

Collaboration: Actively participates to achieve team goals and organisational strategy.Works with others to achieve better results and forges close relationships and alliances to get things done.

Communication: Clearly conveys information and ideas with different audiences. Is approachable and appropriately voices own opinions; asks open questions to encourage others to clearly express themselves.

Excellence: Focuses on growth, best practice and innovation Is outward looking. Identifies opportunities for growth, ways to improve and how to apply international best practice.

Self-Management: Manages one’s self and actions to ensure productive relationships and work outcomes. Takes time to reflect on personal and professional impact and takes action to improve outcomes.

Takes responsibility: Sets high standards for self, assuming accountability for successfully completing tasks or projects. Is highly self-motivated and organised, keen to take responsibility to ensure all operational targets are met. Makes good decisions, taking time to gather correct data and not jumping to conclusions or making assumptions.