Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

  • 6 month initial contract role with a view to permanent
  • High profile government role
  • Competitive daily rate available
  • Business Lead / Delivery Lead

About the company

Our client is a well recognised government business enterprise with a very stable work culture is looking to hire a Senior Project Manager. The IT unit provides services to around 1000 users across 66 remote locations around the state.  Service standards include a 99% target for system availability (up-time) and the unit operates within strict security requirements.

About the role

Reporting to the Manager Information Management the successful candidate will foster productive relationships and maintain rapport with end users by evaluating business needs and managing the design and development of cost effective IT based business solutions to meet the needs of the organisation working within a structured business and project planning framework.

Part of this role is to manage the partnerships and handle escalation issues, including scheduling and facilitating regular meetings between various organisations and clients, coordinating account details, overseeing multidimensional projects, managing budgets, developing reports on progress, ensuring readiness and recommend enhancements.

The role is required to provide strategic enterprise analysis through the identification and refinement of business needs, determine solution scope and develop business cases as required to meet enterprise-level IT business solutions and developing and executing risk management plans.

Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrated ability in driving customer focussed excellence by working in collaboration with clients and taking responsibility to meet client’s needs.
  • Critical skills include decision making, facilitation, influencing, financial acumen and negotiation.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication aptitude is essential together with excellent presentation skills.
  • Strong collaboration and relational skills with a successful track record of developing consulting staff capabilities with a demonstrated commitment to respect for the individual and integrity in relationships and communications.
  • Proven track record of completing projects on time and on budget using disciplined planning skills and mastery of project management techniques.
  • Demonstrated high level experience in capacity, financial and strategic planning.
  • Demonstrates skill in managing analysis and hypothesis-driven problem-solving.
  • Demonstrated experience to lead engagement teams for long-term projects including developing follow-on business planning.
  • A demonstrated capacity to focus on results, while holding high expectations for self and others until the desired objective is achieved.
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in IT is essential plus additional formal management qualifications are desirable.
  • A Masters in Business Administration is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in a leadership role within a modernised IT environment with proven ability to motivate and develop staff as well as an environment that fosters the exploitation of technological advancement and business demand.
  • Extensive experience in a senior IT enterprise management role and project management experience is essential.


  • Onsite parking available
  • High profile government organisation
  • Stable work culture

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button to submit your resume. A full position description is available post application. Call Jeremy on 9426-4888 for more information. Only apply if you hold rights to work in Australia and can undergo a full Police Check immediately.

PLEASE NOTE – Ideally we would like to get back to all candidates but due to an expected high number of applications, only short listed candidates will be notified.






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