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PMO Manager - NV1 cleared

Job Title: PMO Manager - NV1 cleared
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Adelaide
Industry:
Salary: Competitive hourly rate!!!
Start Date: 2020-06-02
Reference: JO-2006-540232
Contact Name: Kapil Arora
Contact Email: kapil.arora@talentinternational.com
Job Published: June 02, 2020 11:06

Job Description

  • Edinburgh Park location
  • Defence role (requires current NV1 clearance)
  • Large program, high possibilities of extensions

Our client is a defence organisation currently looking for an experienced PMO Manager in 1-year initial contract. The PMO Manager is primarily responsible for the development, implementation, and governance of the Project Management Office (PMO) and management of the PMO team.

Key responsibilities:
  • Manage the PMO and work with the stakeholders to establish and implement an effective Project governance framework encompassing:
Project and Program Control
Scheduling
Risk, Issue and Change Management
Project Reporting review and improvement
Document Control
Best practice guidance, process, tools and templates
Quality Assurance and Process Improvement
  • Drive continual improvements into the PMO program and ensure industry best practices, standards and defence guidelines are leveraged and implemented;
  • Lead and mentor the PMO team including performance management, career growth and development to deliver a high-performing responsive team;
  • Manage the coordination of all reporting responsibilities including the development of project reports and metrics, including updates to Government.
  • Mandated reporting includes Monthly Reporting System, Bi-monthly briefs, Quarterly Performance Reports, Senate Estimates brief and Ministerial Question Briefs.
  • Assist in the coordination of draft responses to internal and external media announcements as required.
  • Work with the Risk Manager and the project leadership and Risk teams to ensure all project risks and issues are captured, assessed and managed appropriately to avoid or minimise impacts;
  • Work with the project manager and scheduler to ensure all inter-project dependencies are listed and linked in the master schedule in order to proactively manage dependencies and provide accurate delivery timelines;
  • Facilitate project health checks and Project Quality Assurance reviews as required, providing recommendations for ongoing improvements;
  • Support the review and governance of Contractor and Commonwealth project and program reporting to ensure they meet stakeholder, Program and contractual requirements;
  • Responsible for governance and review of Project performance measures, earned value and other project management data required.

Experience required:
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience leading or working within a Program PMO (preferably defence).
  • Demonstrated experience leading/managing a PMO and experience in establishing or maturing a PMO.
  • A strong background and experience in large and complex programs
  • Significant experience within the PM domain, with proven capability in a variety of roles at a senior level, underpinned by appropriate qualifications and professional accreditation(s).
  • Well-developed understanding of contemporary PM methodologies coupled with a proven understanding of Earned Value Management, Project Controls, Scheduling and Risk Management.
  • Ability to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels and across the customer/contractor boundaries.
  • Well-developed leadership capabilities including the proven ability to motivate, influence, develop and mentor others.
  • Advanced skillsets in Executive Level Project Reporting and a thorough understanding of Project Financial Management.
  • Australian Defence Security Clearance (NV1)

Good to have:
  • Experience in a consulting or an Above the Line (ATL) contracting role.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications including Visio and Project.
  • Experience with or understanding of CASG/Defence Project Management and PMO environments.

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