Project Manager | 5 Month Contract | $990 p/d Incl Super

Job title: Project Manager | 5 Month Contract | $990 p/d Incl Super
Discipline: Technology & Data Analytics
Location: Parramatta
Contract: Contract
Salary: $990 P/D Incl Super
Salary low: 800
Salary high: 900
Duration: 5 Month Contract (likely extension)
Contact: Mitchell Harper
Call: Mitchell
Email: email Mitchell
Reference: 603259
Project Manager | 5 month contract (likely extension) | $990 P/D Incl Super
  • $800-$900 p/day + Super
  • Parramatta location w/WFH
  • 5 Month Contract (likely extension) 
About the Company
 
This NSW government agency is a major service provider who strives to deliver a more consistent and efficient experience within government. This government agency uses data and behavioural insights to drive improvements with government and providing services to NSW. We are looking for someone to start ASAP for a 5 month contract (with likely extension), paying up to $990 P/D Incl Super. This role is located in Parramatta (hybrid).     
 
About the Role
 
The Project Manager will be a part of the Digital Transformation Office and will be required to consult and collaborate with multiple business teams to finalise the scope and timelines of project delivery and manage required resources from business and IT delivery partners.
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement and management skills including the ability to effectively communicate with a range of stakeholders both verbally and written
  • A strong ability to manage priorities, organise workloads and meet challenging deadlines under limited direction
  • Experience in evaluating risk in the context of a complex and changing environment and experience dealing with a range of complex and/or contentious matters
  • Excellent organisational and analytical skills, including work prioritisation, dealing with competing requirements/workloads, and maintaining a customer focus
  • Excellent facilitation, collaboration, negotiation, and presentation skills
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills based on sound judgement, expertise, and knowledge
  • Evaluate trade-offs between scope, complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and stakeholder priority to deliver optimal value
  • Proactively manage the engagement, representation, and involvement of all relevant internal stakeholders, to ensure initiatives and project implementation plans meet customer needs
  • Project management accountability for all aspects of the project including continuous monitoring and reporting on all project deliverables
  • Ensuring project objectives are met, project risks are identified and mitigated and demonstrating return on investment, issues impacting the delivery of the project are escalated and managed efficiently
  • Manage and oversee all aspects of the project budgets and resources and promote a project team environment and culture to maximise efficiency and effectiveness focussed on project deliverables
  • Demonstrable experience in leading Agile project delivery in a co design environment and managing multiple workstreams as part of overall project scope
About You
  • More than three plus years of experience managing digital and transformation projects in a large and complex environment
  • Tertiary education in Information Technology or a related field
  • Certified Scrum Master or PMI certification or equivalent preferred
  • Prior experience in NSW Government is desirable
Please apply if you are interested. Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have any question, please contact mitchell@ashdownpeople.com.au or call 0405 417 161.