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Senior Technical Project Manager

Based in Sydney, and reporting to the Enterprise Solutions Manager, the Senior Technical Project Manager is responsible for supporting Austroads’ development and management of software, systems and services.

This position provides project management and support to the Enterprise Solutions Manager and the broader team to support the realisation of Austroads’ business focus and strategic plans.

The role is responsible for:

  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and outsourced service providers to facilitate implementation of systems and enhancements.
  • Providing project management services for applications development and operations (business-as-usual) projects which includes:
    o Defining project objectives, high-level scope, roles and responsibilities, and resource requirements.
    o Developing documentation including, but not limited to business cases, project proposals, RACI, project plans, project schedules, governance reporting packs, resource impact analysis (effort/cost estimations), cashflow forecast / actuals, project change requests, project change, risk and issue logs.
    o Managing, tracking and preparing project status reports on schedule, budget, scope, quality, risks/issues, dependencies, project change requests according to project plan.
    o Recruiting and managing of resources, updating and finalising contracts with consultancy service providers.
    o Processing invoices for consultancy services against approved contracts.
  • Mentoring and providing guidance to other team members.
  • Undertaking detailed planning ensuring alignment with existing systems and strategy by working with architecture subject matter experts.
  • Undertaking the role of Scrum Master to facilitate self-organising project team members to contribute to a successful delivery of a project.
  • Providing subject matter expertise for the IT support team and stakeholders to explain systems, oversee resolution of complex data/application issues and manage independent data quality audits to maintain data integrity.
  • Understanding, managing and providing guidance in operations/applications configuration, data migration, change deployment and operational handovers.
  • Other tasks 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:

  • Excellence and continuous improvement in relation to a technology and data-based services
  • Commercial acumen, high emotional intelligence, diligence, and drive
  • Being a self-starter
  • Hands on leadership style
  • Culture of delivery and closure on issues
  • Risk management
  • Sound judgment and analytical/evaluative skills
  • Well-developed relationship management, communication, consultation, and negotiation skills
  • Comfort working in an environment which is constantly evolving.

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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 10 May 2023