Senior Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: market rate
Start Date: 2019-07-26
Reference: JO-1907-532395
Contact Name: Matt Brearley
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 26, 2019 16:51

Job Description

Working with this large government department you'll be responsible for managing a project relating to the implementation of new information systems for the water space. 

In response to a recent review, the department has accepted a number of recommendations for improvements to the way water is managed within rural qld. 

As the incoming project manager, you will be responsible for managing the assessment of the current systems against recommendations, new requirements gathering and business case development for either system replacement or enhancements. 

Your ability to manage BA's and other technical staff where required and strong stakeholder management skills will be vital. 

Ideally, you will be able to demonstrate a project history of having worked on projects at similar phases.

Your experience: 
  • Strong project management experience preferably within government departments 
  • Project history managing projects through an initial assessment and business case development 
  • Clear project history around delivering COTS or vendor-led implementations 
  • Ideally, any experience moving projects through to RFQ phase 

Responsibilities include:
  • Development of a business case for transformational investment in the client's water information systems
  • Scoping and delivery of interim capabilities to address key commitments to improve existing water information, accounting and compliance outcomes;
  • Delivery of new systems capabilities under funding provided by the Australian Government to improve the state of water management in the Murray-Darling Basin.Leading the successful delivery of complex ICT projects using an agreed Project Management methodology (e.g. PRINCE2,
  • Water information systems will be appointing a business partner (consulting firm) to develop project artefacts. The successful candidate will work closely with the project team and business partner to support the development of these artefacts.

The initial project phase will involve working with a business partner to develop a business case, future investment roadmap and other supporting artefacts to support a funding request for transformative investment in the clients water information systems.

If you would like to know about the role click the 'Apply' button now. Alternatively, contact Danielle Wren or Matt Brearley on 07 3221 3333.