Project Manager


The federal department is seeking an experienced Project Manager to support department's Enterprise Digital Capabilities project and the Integration Platform project, as well as working with the CIO and IT Managers providing project management support on ad-hoc IT projects.

Reporting to the Director - Technology portfolio, 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 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 AMSA


Working arrangements
The department has  a National Office and the project teams, including this role are mostly CANBERRA based. Australian interstate or regional candidates may be considered but should factor in the requirement to attend on site as required/directed at their own cost. Department will consider hybrid work arrangements i.e. work from home (WFH), however, this may be periodically reviewed based on performance. Instances where WFH is found to be ineffective may result in change to WFH arrangements or other actions as appropriate.

Must have Australian citizenship.

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Deepika  Phogat does  Public Sector  IT and Digital

Public Sector IT and Digital

Deepika Phogat

Public Sector – IT and Digital

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02 8346 6729