Senior Project Manager

Location: Canberra
Job Type: Temporary
Specialisation: Programme & Project Management
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: CR/008338_1636671138
Contact: Jeremy Nilsvang
Email: email Jeremy

Canberra Location

Long Term Contract

Australian Citizenship Essential


Finite is an Australian owned award-winning independent ICT recruitment company that currently supplies to many of the country's largest banks, telecommunications, commercial and State and Federal Government organisations. Finite has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Auckland and Wellington.

The Role:

Finite are looking for an EL2 Senior Project Manager to manage, lead and deliver projects and ensure project deliverables and milestones are met on time.

Duties may include:

  • Manage, lead and deliver projects that may have an agency wide impact;
  • Develop, implement and evaluate project plans and schedules in accordance with the agency's project management framework and consider project interdependencies;
  • Collaborate with staff in immediate work area and with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Oversee project design, governance arrangements and operational integration;
  • Ensure project deliverables and milestones are met on time and within budget;
  • Lead strategic planning for longer term project initiatives;
  • Lead and manage staff and oversee the management of performance, attendance and health and wellbeing;
  • Develop staff capability through coaching, mentoring and succession planning;
  • Provide high level strategic advice and feedback to stakeholders and the agency's executive;
  • Research, review and evaluate projects within a section or specialist area;
  • Report on project objectives and outputs for presentation to the executive, and oversee ongoing project reporting;
  • Oversee, review and advise on written material including business cases, plans, reports, executive and ministerial briefs and corporate documentation;
  • Plan, manage and monitor financial budgets and oversee the management of contracts, procurement, resources and expenditure;
  • Identify, assess, manage, escalate, report and monitor project risks, issues and benefits, including developing treatment strategies;
  • Analyse project performance and oversee quality management to ensure that project deliverables are fit for purpose and meet client needs;
  • Drive innovation, manage and lead change, and actively contribute to and implement the agency's strategic direction;
  • Engage, negotiate and manage key strategic stakeholder relationships to deliver projects and respond to changes in needs and expectations;
  • Represent and negotiate on behalf of the agency to advance the agency's interests at external, cross-agency, inter-jurisdictional and other forums; and
  • Exercise delegations appropriate to role in accordance with legislation and guidelines.

How to apply:

Please hit the apply button or email your resume

Finite actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.