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Senior Project Manager - Government, based in Parramatta

Job Title: Senior Project Manager - Government, based in Parramatta
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Parramatta, New South Wales
Reference: BBBH66519_1603868076
Contact Name: Freda Kwok
Contact Email: Freda.Kwok@clicks.com.au
Job Published: October 28, 2020 17:54

Job Description

A government organisation is looking for an experienced Senior Project Manager to work on a large and complex cloud project. This is an initial 4-month contract with possible extension and it is based in Parramatta.


  • Provide leadership at a team and senior level and negotiate issues and solutions across the division and organisational boundaries and internal and external stakeholders
  • Lead, motivate and develop the Project Delivery team through day to day and formal performance management processes to facilitate achievement of business goals
  • Ensure that customer needs, expectations and satisfaction are proactively managed including compliance with client specifications and quality assurance standards
  • Ensure appropriate delivery framework / methodology is adopted by the project and endorsed by the Project Board
  • Drive the delivery and implementation of the project's products (including production of all relevant documentation for product delivery and acceptance during the project life cycle and ongoing support) that meet the project's objectives and customer's acceptance criteria
  • Monitor and manage external vendors as outlined within signed contracts. This includes assisting the RFT process, analysis, project tracking, relationship management, deliverables monitoring and reporting

Essential skills:

  • Project managed large scale and complex, end to end business applications migrations into the cloud (Azure or AWS) related projects
  • Experience delivering a new Azure Cloud build for a large Enterprise Customer 20,000 plus seats
  • Experience with managing Cloud Engineers and System Integration Partners with a Greenfields Azure Cloud development for consumption of IAAS services
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering cost tracking and optimisation within the Azure Cloud
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering an ASD "Protected" Azure Cloud Platform (Preferred)

Other skills:

  • Demonstrated experience with a strong track record in delivering high quality successful ICT projects using contemporary project management methodologies and application development methodology
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision (orally, written and presentational) with proven facilitation, influencing, negotiation and strong analytical, problem solving skills and business acumen
  • Certified in project management best practice methodologies, with demonstrated skills and experience in using contemporary project management methodologies to deliver best practice, customer focused ICT projects
  • Demonstrated experience in mobilising, motivating and managing a successful team as well as work effectively with senior leaders and drive progress in the face of ambiguous or changing situations
  • Demonstrated experience in providing quality and accurate project status reporting according to the required standards and accurately forecasting and estimating financial and resource needs
  • Knowledge of and experience in organisational change / benefits management
  • Highly experienced user of MS Project and MS Office toolset (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your resume by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. For further information please contact Freda Kwok at Clicks IT Recruitment on 02 9200 4404.