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Program Manager

Job Title: Program Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Reference: BBBH66648_1605659317
Contact Name: Karun Sharma
Contact Email: karun.sharma@clicks.com.au
Job Published: November 18, 2020 11:28

Job Description

We are now seeking Program Managers for a our large Federal Government client in Canberra

Duration: Starting January 2021 till 30th June 2021 with 24 months extension

Australian Citizens with NV1 clearance or ability to obtain one are eligible to apply


Working under the broad direction of a Service Leader or National Manager, they optimise the effectiveness of programs in their area of responsibility and provide support to the executive and program business lines. In performing a leadership role, Program Directors contribute significantly to change management in the workplace, and build relationships with stakeholders across all tiers of government to drive the implementation and integration of programs at the operational level.


  • Lead, manage and deliver programs administered by the agency and report on program performance to ensure ongoing program effectiveness
  • Lead the implementation of operational, policy, procedural and customer service initiatives as they relate to service delivery programs and related change initiatives
  • Lead and manage program and/or service delivery staff and manage performance, attendance and health and well-being
  • Negotiate, engage and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders to deliver program services, build service delivery capability and promote the agency's services, and attend interagency meetings and forums to obtain and share information
  • Provide specialist advice, procedural guidance and interpretation to staff, including strategic advice and operational intelligence to the Executive where appropriate
  • Develop and implement work area plans to meet demands and respond to change, providing strategic direction for work area and allocating resources.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to strengthen partnerships and networks to improve the coordination and integration of local service systems.

Essential Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience with project and program management frameworks and policies.
  • Demonstrated high level interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to manage and nurture positive relationships with stakeholders and respond to changes and expectations.
  • Ability to demonstrate high level business acumen and represent the branch in stakeholder forums
  • Ability to plan strategically to determine work priorities and deliver business outcomes.

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your resume by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. For further information please contact Karun Sharma at Clicks IT Recruitment on 02 6202 7744.