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IT Project Manager

Job Title: IT Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Parramatta, New South Wales
Salary: AU$900 - AU$985 per day + including super
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 6150
Contact Name: Lee Hogben
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 18, 2021 11:51

Job Description

This NSW Government agency funds and regulates education services for NSW students from early childhood to secondary school, delivering world-class education through its public schools and providing funding support to non-government schools.

The Role:
This opportunity will see you manage the technical delivery of a high priority digital project. You will be part of an energetic Information Technology Directorate team, and work very closely with the Directorate, as well as external vendors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the technical delivery of the Transition to School Digital Statement (TTSDS) project
  • Work with the Early Childhood Education project team to deliver various packages of work for TTSDS including:
    • Schools-facing dashboard
    • User application authentication solution
    • Enhancing existing minimum viable product
    • Source data identification and atomisation
    • Analytics dashboard
  • Use agile project methodologies to manage a cross-functional development team to deliver digital initiatives
  • Providing technical and ITD project governance advice to the Early Childhood Education project team and leadership as required
  • Support IT procurement and resource hiring activities.
  • Vendor Management
  • Contribute to the development of the project plan and manage implementation with the Early Childhood Education project team, in line with ITD standard project management principles such as
    • Issue and Risk Management
    • Communications and Change Management
    • Stakeholder communication and management
    • Reporting and governance in line with ITD PMO requirements
  • Facilitation of communication and information exchange between technical vendors and project staff in an agile delivery methodology context.
  • Facilitation of testing and quality assurance activities
  • Change release management, including managing iterative release, controls and approvals

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Experience navigating ITD governance processes
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Demonstrated SCRUM and Agile project delivery experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of recognised project management methodologies
  • Extensive experience as a project manager in a large, complex IT environment with a proven ability to deliver complex IT projects
  • Experience managing multiple, competing priorities, sometimes managing the delivery of multiple initiatives concurrently
  • Experience working for a large government agency

You must be either an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident to be considered for this role.

Please send your CV in WORD format only.

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