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IT Project Manager

Hays


Base pay $800 - $1k/day
Contract Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description

Your new company

You will be joining a well-known local Government agency based in Sydney.

They are seeking an experienced Project Manager for delivery of a number of projects within the IT Projects Portfolio team. The projects are being undertaken by the Technology & Digital Services team, on behalf of a broad group of internal stakeholders. The Project Manager will be responsible for planning, managing and ensuring strong engagement with the departments business area from start to finish of most projects.

The Project Manager will need to have strong technical knowledge of application architecture and software development lifecycle. Our client has a broad range of applications and this role will be working with multiple applications at any one time.

The person will be working with several vendor partners, various business units and the IT teams (infrastructure, support, development). They will coordinate all activities including testing and will be responsible for the delivery of these projects and managing time, scope, budget to required quality and risk management.

Your new role

As the Project Manager you will be delivering a number of project within the IT team. You will be responsible for planning, managing and ensuring strong engagement with the agencies business area to complete projects. In addition you will be expected to:

  • Understand the business context of project and achieve business / project outcomes
  • Ensure all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance
  • Perform risk management to minimise project risks

What you'll need to succeed

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Project Manager with:

  • Demonstrated experience in similar multi-vendor environments
  • Strong technical knowledge of application architecture and software development lifecycle
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • PRINCE2 or other PM Certifications is highly desirable

What you'll get in return

  • Work for an organisation that builds strong teams and effective partnerships;
  • Work for a business that has the best interests of the city at heart and work collaboratively to achieve their goals
  • Initial 12 Month contract - Daily Rate
  • The opportunity to lead a number of smaller business critical projects and applications
  • Excellent potential for contract extensions

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to liam.noble@hays.com.au.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Pay comparison
Market average based on all Project Manager jobs in Sydney NSW
Above avg. range
$800 - $1k/day
Market average
$166k
$166k
Market average
$33/hr
$154/hr
This job pays above average

Job details
Date posted
20 Oct 2021
Category
Science, Technology & Environment
Occupation
Project Manager
Above avg.
$800 - $1k/day
Work type
Contract
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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