Project Manager - Defence

Canberra Permanent
  • Work with an awarding winning organization
  • Exciting career progression opportunities

About Our Client

Our client is a well-known and established Software Company. They are a leading organisation that provides intelligent software solutions to Department of Defence and other agencies.

The company pride themselves on their high quality service delivery, excellent market knowledge and leading strategies to support government IT Infrastructure.

Job Description

The ICT Project Manager will ensure that all project requirements, resources, costs, and schedules are on track. Responsibilities include managing and submitting project deliverables, preparing, tracking and communicating project status reports and milestones, and establishing effective project communication plans as well as the proper execution and delivery of projects.

  • Liaising with stakeholders such as vendors and end users regarding project requirements.
  • Outlining, defining, initiating, running, and delivering ICT projects.
  • Implementing document control policies and documentation templates.
  • Monitoring project progress and implementing changes where necessary.
  • Monitoring resource utilisation and project expenditure in accordance with plan & budget.
  • Ensuring compliance with objectives, organisational policies, procedures and standards.
  • Compiling project reports and informing management regarding problems.
  • Ensuring project complies with best practices, SOPs, PMO policies and other policies.
  • Other duties as needed or required.

The Successful Applicant

  • A Bachelor's level or higher degree in a related field.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE2 certifications desirable.
  • Proven history of successful delivery as an ICT project manager.
  • Ability to lead project teams of various sizes and see them through to completion.
  • Strong understanding of formal project management methodologies.
  • Budget, resource and schedule management experience.
  • Understanding of software development life cycle.
  • Experience delivering capability within Software-as-a-service (SaaS) models and vendors desirable.
  • Outstanding leadership, organisational and time management skills.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Deals with sensitive information and/or issues using discretion and judgement.
  • Australian Citizen who is eligible for an Australian Government Security Clearance to NV1

What's on Offer

On offer for your hard work you will have the opportunity to take your career to the next level in an energetic and fast-paced team. Also on offer are the following:

  • Great training and development
  • Excellent work environment
  • Great location
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