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Project Manager – Digital Identity

Austroads is looking for a Project Manager – Digital Identity.

The role will have key responsibilities for establishing, managing and delivering Austroads projects that support our members’ transition to digital driver licences in an interoperable and nationally harmonised manner.

This includes informing policy and investment decisions, coordinating proposals and trials,
and developing and delivering innovative digital identify and credential verification solutions.

Based either in Sydney or Melbourne, the role fits within the Austroads’ Product Development team, which oversees management and coordination of select significant implementation projects, with a focus on the development and implementation of new products and services.

The role is responsible for:

  • Management of projects relating to digital driver licences, digital identity and credential verification, in compliance with Austroads project management framework.
  • Establishing and coordinating effective governance arrangements for projects and other initiatives, including as secretariat for governance forums involving members and other external stakeholders.
  • Engagement and management of external suppliers and contractors and ensuring these meet requirements and deliver value.
  • Effectively collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, including to consult, inform and influence decision making.
  • Monitoring and reporting on project performance, including the identification and escalation of issues and risks for resolution.
  • Ensuring Austroads maintains authoritative knowledge and expertise on relevant digital identity matters, and is effectively connected with relevant experts, forums and initiatives both nationally and internationally.
  • Provision of authoritative direction and advice, including through presentations and reporting to the Board, executive group, and other key stakeholder forums.
  • Contributing to continuous improvement, identifying ways to enhance value for our members and the public.
  • Maintaining and adhere to Quality Systems processes and procedures associated with the role.
  • Other duties as directed.

Personal qualities:

A successful candidate will need to present a professional image and build strong relationships across the enterprise. Specifically, the role requires:

  • Mature project management capabilities, with an ability to deliver to agreed requirements.
  • Well-developed relationship management, communication, consultation, and negotiation skills.
  • Sound judgment, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including within and across project and operational teams.
  • Comfort working in an environment which is constantly evolving.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and learning.

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For more information or to express interest in this role, please use our online form to contact our Human Resources Manager.

Last updated on 17 May 2024