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Project Manager

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Saturday, January 28, 2023

ACT, Offsite


Agency / Department

Department of Defence

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$135 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) leads the Australian Government’s efforts to improve cyber security. We are part of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) and our role is to help make Australia the most secure place to connect online.

ASD has an ongoing requirement for multiple Project Managers to work in support of the National Cyber Defence Program on complex projects within an integrated workforce.

Project Managers must be able to demonstrate several years experience successfully managing projects that have delivered key capability products within either a Business or ICT Program. In addition, Candidates must be able to demonstrate core project management, communication and leadership skills that enable them to: initiate, plan, document and resource their projects; manage project governance and delivery; accurately report progress; articulate risk; solve issues and problems; engage stakeholders; lead their team; brief Project Boards; and operate in a collaborative and collegiate style.

All candidates must be Australian Citizens and have the ability to obtain an NV1 clearance. If a candidate has a current AGSVA security clearance, please provide the candidate’s AGSVA Clearance Subject (CS) ID in their resume.

FOR INFORMATION: This role requires the successful candidate to complete an Organisational Suitability Assessment (OSA) within 12 months of engagement.

An OSA is an ASD policy requirement (ASD-POL-014) for contractors who will be engaged for a period in excess of 12 months.  OSA’s are conducted to determine a person’s suitability to work in ASD.  Before submitting an application for this role, the candidate should consider their preparedness for questions that may include the following topics: personal relationships, living circumstances, personal values, financial situation, physical and mental health history including substance use, and any civil and/or military record.

Essential Criteria

1. Able to demonstrate project management core skills: •Project initiation •Project planning, resource planning and cost estimation •Managing Project Governance •Risk and issue Management •Project Financial Management •Problem solving •Managing the lifecycle of the project. 1. Demonstrated successful delivery of one or more of the following: •On premise, cloud or hybrid Enterprise platforms •Major Network deployments •Big Data solutions either on premise or in the Cloud •Contact centre solutions •Internet and/or intranet web sites •ICT Outsourcing or strategic partner engagement. 2. Able to demonstrate project manager communication and leadership skills including: •Stakeholder management and engagement •Team Leadership •Board briefings •Clear documentation of Project Artefacts •Collaborative and Collegiate style

Desired Criteria

  • start date

  • hourly rate

  • responses to selection criteria

  • resumés

  • references

  • interview

Security Clearance

Must be able to obtain Negative Vetting Level 1

Contract Extensions

12 months

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