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Junior Project Manager

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Wednesday, April 28, 2021



Agency / Department

Australian Electoral Commission

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$75 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The Junior Project Manager will primarily be engaged for the Voter Verification Study (Electoral Integrity measure), being delivered by Delivery & Support Branch.

The study will investigate international and jurisdictional approaches to voter verification and electoral fraud. The AEC will conduct desktop research and provide a paper outlining options for Government consideration and direction.


Key Position Responsibilities

  • Contribute to and manage a detailed Project Plan that clearly defines scope and schedule key milestones, work streams and activities
  • In conjunction with Project Manager, assist with delivery of the project according to this plan and approved schedules
  • Develop project documentation such as issues, risks and reporting as required
  • Manage project governance requirements as aligned to the overall Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) requirements
  • Ensure the project meets all reporting, governance and documentation expectations based on EPMO, Australian National Audit Office and Gateway requirements
  • Work with key project resources and stakeholders to prepare reports on project progress as well as escalating risks and issues where required to ensure full transparency
  • Identify requirements for project resources to execute deliverables as required
  • Facilitate, support and monitor stakeholder engagement across all work streams
  • Coordinate multiple work streams with internal stakeholders and stakeholders to drive project milestones • Maintain key internal and external relationships, including liaising with stakeholders on policy, project or operational issues
  • Action relevant items and respond to stakeholder needs and expectations
  • Perform additional duties or assume responsibility of functions across Delivery & Support Branch as directed from time to time

Essential Criteria

  • 3+ years Project Management and Coordination experience
  • Demonstrable experience in managing and tracking project schedules and dependency management
  • Previous experience with project administration activities in Federal Government

Desired Criteria

  • Experience with financial management systems 

Security Clearance

Must have current baseline clearance



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