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Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Parramatta, New South Wales
Salary: AU$1100 - AU$1200 per day + inclusive of superannuation
Start Date: asap
Reference: 6280
Contact Name: Melissa Turkington
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 13, 2021 08:58

Job Description

The company

This large government agency requires a project manager with hands on project management experience ideally within the education/skills sector. The project is expected to run until 30 January 2022 althought there is likely to be other opportunities in the project after this time.

The role is 100% working from home so applicants living in remote/regional NSW are also encouraged to apply.

The role
  • Work with project teams to assist in developing, maintaining, tracking, and monitoring project plans, schedules, budget/expenditures, risks, and issues
  • Monitor and manage the reporting on the progress of projects by project teams
  • Managing projects from end to end with excellent stakeholder coordination.
  • Provide information and advice to key stakeholders (including Ministers office) to provide updates on project milestones and progress.
  • Drafting management advice based on information provided by the Executive.

Essential requirements
Ideally you will have come from an HR/people and culture focus, and have some experience with change management before having moved into a project manager role - business side. This is not an IT focused project.
  • Minimum of 3 years' project management experience
  • End to end experience with hands on project management.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing high quality support and advice in the management of project information, governance and reporting of key milestones across the organisation.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Experience in engaging closely with Senior Executives to gather requirements and information.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to exercise autonomy but also indirectly influence outcomes by exceptional stakeholder management.
  • Ability to maintain close contact with core team.
Rate: $1100-1200 per day including super
Location: 100% remote
Start: asap until 30th January 2022
Police Check and WWCC required