Jobs/FullCAM Project Manager


FullCAM Project Manager



Agency / Department

Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$150 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory



The Department is looking for an experienced project manager to implement the Full Carbon Accounting Model (FullCAM) software development work plan.

FullCAM is a complex ecosystem model that estimates greenhouse gas emissions from the land sector. Results from this system are used to produce annual emissions estimates as part of Australia’s National Inventory Report.


The project manager will:

  1. lead a small development team to maintain and enhance the FullCAM application suite
  2. work closely with business users to translate business requirements into accurate and timely software improvements
  3. prepare detailed work plans, manage software delivery schedule, JIRA workflows, resolve technical issues to ensure timely completion of agreed tasks, including providing weekly updates to senior management
  4. liaise with the Department’s ICT group who are delivering a new cloud-based platform for FullCAM, and ensure it complies with the Department’s business application standards and ICT policies
  5. This role will suit an experienced project manager with experience in scientific computing and program delivery.

Essential Criteria

  1. Ability to manage large, complex software application projects such as Full Carbon Accounting Model (FullCAM)
  2. Ability to develop detailed work plans, identify task inter-dependencies, project documentation, use of appropriate planning tools, experience with JIRA, and software deployment to internal and external users
  3. Ability to identify and resolve technical issues to ensure timely completion of project timelines, including reporting of work progress to senior managers
  4. Excellent technical, analytical, inter-personal, communication skills enabling identification and mitigation of key risks to the project, including obtaining support from key stakeholders
  5. Demonstrated experience (more than 5 years) in managing software development projects and business applications

Desired Criteria

  1. Previous experience in software development or working knowledge of C++ and C# to be able to guide the developers at a technical level
  2. Background knowledge in forestry, cropping and grazing landscapes would be beneficial
  3. Experience in big data analysis and scientific computing would be a bonus

Security Clearance

Must have current baseline clearance


2 x 12 months

**Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information regarding the expected rate



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