Jobs/IT Project Manager


IT Project Manager



Agency / Department

Department of Education, Skills and Employment

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$100 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The Department is looking for a self-driven, skilled and highly experienced Project Manager to contribute to the delivery of large scale and transformative IT systems and programs. The Project Manager must have relevant experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams, working closely with business owners, technology partners and across government while operating in an agile environment.


The Project Manager will report to the Programme Manager / PMO Manager and take responsibility to run a number of different Projects. The Project Manager is expected to perform weekly / monthly reporting as well as ensuring all aspects of the Project (Schedule, Cost, Risks, etc) are well documented and maintained.

Essential Criteria

  1. Program and project delivery of large government projects using a mix of agile and traditional approaches, including leadership of multi-disciplinary ICT teams.
  2. Building productive working relationships with all stakeholders that is supported by business acumen and client focus.
  3. Strong communication and influencing skills and the ability to create clear written and oral communication that is appropriate for the audience.
  4. Work across multiple Project Management Offices’s on Governance process and procedures for reporting, risks, status of project etc.

Desired Criteria

  1. Ability to negotiate contract variation where there are technology impacts,

Security Clearance

Must have current baseline clearance



Possibility of 1 year extension

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



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