Project/Program Managers

Posted 27 July 2022
Salary$90 - $100 per hour
LocationCanberra
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment, Defence, Emergency, Government
ReferenceJO-2207-482748

Job description

About the Organisation
This federal Government department has a focus on delivering accurate and up to date information  .
About the role
The Project Managers are responsible for managing one of the key projects and/or components for the Agency as well as multiple technical activities/sub-projects, including those with cross-functional and cross-agency teams.
 
The successful candidates will be responsible for the overall performance from a financial, technical, risk, schedule, contractual, and customer satisfaction perspective. These positions operate in a fast-paced environment and must provide clear leadership, coordination, technical oversight, and management of the project to deliver successful solutions and navigate interdependencies in a matrixed environment.
Skills and Experience
Mandatory
  • At least five (5) years' experience in a Project or Program Manager role.
  • At least 5 years’ project management experience in a scientific organisation and/or government
  • Experience in providing risk management advice.
  • Experience working within multi-disciplinary and inter-agency teams with exceptional stakeholder influence skills.
  • Demonstrated achievement of project delivery, managing scope, budget, schedule and expectations in projects valued at more than $2m.
  • Experience in the preparation of tenders and proposals and the negotiation in relation to the contract.
  • Be an effective communicator. Ability to engage, influence, manage conflict, and facilitate outcomes that are in the interest of the Program.
  • Active Australian Government Baseline (or greater) security clearance.
Desirable
  • Experience working on space/satellite and/or Defence acquisition projects is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of the Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines and processes
  • Experience delivering projects in the Commonwealth government
How to apply
If this role is of interest to you and you would like to know more then please don’t hesitate to contact Eden Morris on 02 6162 7305 emorris@dfp.com.au  

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.