EL1 Project Manager

Posted 05 August 2022
Salary$80 - $85 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal

Job description

About the role
This team requires a project manager experienced in the management and successful delivery of complex Digital Health Standards related projects. Reporting to the Director, Digital Health and Aged Care Standards Director, the primary purpose of the position is to provide project management support for Agency work on Standards related projects. The position will coordinate and engage with other parts of the Agency to manage the stakeholder consultation and approval processes. The position will also coordinate the delivery of project milestones with external vendors.
The key skills and experience required include:
  • demonstrated experience in managing health projects in a multi-vendor environment, creating and managing integrated project schedules that align dependencies and deliverables, track progress and minimise project risk.
  • ability to perform a leadership role and be responsible for defining and managing the requirements, scope and the end-to-end delivery of projects ensuring compliance with the Agency’s project management framework, policies and procedures.
  • high level stakeholder engagement skills and be able to understand, negotiate and resolve very complex, difficult, and/or sensitive issues that may arising within a project.
The Project Manager will require the ability to facilitate technical discussions to understand impact on project delivery and communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.

Duties of Role
  • Possess and apply highly developed project management expertise and knowledge across Agency projects; ensuring all assigned projects are commenced, progressed and concluded in compliance with the Agency’s project management framework and the Agency’s assurance and governance processes for security, risk and clinical safety requirements.
  • Provide project management expertise across a broad range of project activities required to successfully achieve the outcomes; including setting the priorities and standards for the following project activities (such as consultation, planning, scheduling, reporting, budgets etc.)
  • Accountable for the achievement of own and team outcomes, monitoring team progress and following through to deliver quality outcomes; determining the operational direction for a project and that it is and remains aligned with project plans and the mid to longer-term planning objectives of the Agency.
  • Accountable for monitoring emerging issues in a project; identifying impact on agency priorities; taking responsibility to engage with risk and perform risk management activities including planning, leading and managing the mitigation response and treatment actions.
  • Responsible to build project teams capability through coaching, providing performance feedback and encouraging career development that enables the effective delivery of projects
  • Accountable to plan and manage allocated human, physical and financial resources within a project; developing appropriate controls, monitoring achievement against plans and adjusting plans to meet changing demands.
Essential requirements
Ability to obtain and maintain a Baseline security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a higher clearance if required by the Agency
Ability to obtain and maintain national police check.
Australian Citizenship is a condition of eligibility

If this role is of interest to you and you would like to know more then please don’t hesitate to contact Eden Morris – emorris@dfp.com.au 02 6162 7305

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.