IT & Telecomms / Project Management / Team Lead

Contract or Temp

Position : Project Manager

Location : ACT

Gateway Synergy is looking for highly experienced Project Manager contractor for a government agency.

The agency is seeking an experienced Project Manager to support their Enterprise Digital Capabilities project and the Integration Platform project, as well as working with the CIO and IT Managers providing project management support on adhoc IT projects.

Reporting to the Director – IT Projects, CIO and project boards, these roles will be responsible for implementation of COTS and bespoke applications. The Project Manager will work with other IT resources including business analysts, solution architects, solution designers, testers, developers and other resources as required.

The Role
The duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Scoping, planning, implementing and reporting on assigned projects to agreed standards and tolerances
  • Tasking/managing project resources and coordinating with business SME’s, service providers and stakeholders to meet project outcomes
  • Development of project management documentation, including business cases, project plans, project reports, transition plans, schedules, registers, closure reports and post implementation reviews
  • Management of project risks, escalation and resolution of issues
  • Working with stakeholders supporting project procurement activities – workshops, reviews, creation of documentation, including RFQs/Tenders, evaluation reports
  • Establishment and maintenance of working relationships with stakeholders and executive sponsors
  • Guiding project related change including providing clear, consistent communication with active engagement
  • Contribution to continuous project management improvement activities across IT and the agency

The Candidate
Mandatory criteria:

  • MUST have minimum 5 years of experience delivering Project Management services for government programs and/or projects (federal only)
  • MUST have project management certification/s (relevant industry standards)
  • MUST have highly developed communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • MUST have the ability to tailor/scale project management methodologies, governance and delivery approach to the needs and outcomes of the project, stakeholders and users
  • MUST have demonstrated experience in problem solving, critical/objective thinking and influencing change

Desirable criteria:

  • SHOULD have experience aligning outcomes, schedules and deliverables to the software development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • SHOULD have experience preparing and management/supporting of IT procurement activities for on-premise, cloud or hybrid solutions
  • SHOULD have experience delivering solutions supporting legislative changes
  • SHOULD have experience delivering change for vessel safety (road, air, maritime) or other applicable regulatory functions
  • SHOULD have experience delivering/supporting IT changes for office relocations

What the role offers:

  • Up to $2000/day contracting rate for the right candidate
  • A fun, collaborative and productive team.


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