September 30, 2019
Job Type
Duration / Term
12 Months
Australian Citizen


The successful applicant will need to:

  • lead, manage and deliver programmes administered by the department and report on programme performance to ensure ongoing programme effectiveness
  • lead and manage programme staff and oversee the management of performance, attendance and health and well-being
  • develop staff capability through coaching, mentoring and succession planning
  • negotiate, engage and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders to deliver programme services, build service delivery capability and promote the department’s services
  • attend interagency meetings and forums to obtain and share information
  • represent and negotiate on behalf of the department to advance the department’s interests at external, cross-agency, inter-jurisdictional and other forums
  • provide specialist advice, procedural guidance and interpretation to staff, including strategic advice and operational intelligence to the Executive were appropriate
  • develop and implement work plans to meet demands and respond to change, providing strategic direction for work area and allocating resources.
  • Work with senior leadership to engage key stakeholders and establish and build collaborative relationships with government and non-government sectors.
  • Manage programme budgets, staffing resources and associated corporate reporting
  • Identify and monitor risks, develop mitigation strategies and escalate issues as appropriate

Mandatory Criteria:

  • A minimum of 8 years in project leadership roles (multiple examples of delivering projects a value $15m+).
  • Experience in large scale complex government project delivery - preferably with delivery experience across whole of government.
  • At least one of the following project management qualifications:
  • PRINCE2 in conjunction with MSP
  • Masters of Project Management
  • Certified Practicing Project Manager (CPPM)
  • PMP
  • Certified Practicing Senior Project Manager (CPSPM)

Weighted Criteria:

  • Experience in delivering projects that include agile teams (We are not looking for a scrum master).
  • Membership of professional project management institutions such as PMI or AIPM.
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