Jobs/Senior Project Manager


Senior Project Manager



Agency / Department

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$135 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager to delivery AMSA’s search and rescue / incident response solution. Reporting to the ITS CIO, IT Program Manager and Executive Project Board, this role will oversee the implementation of a number of technical IT sub-projects, including coordinating vendor COTS solutions. They will be responsible for successful delivery of the Integrated Response IT project. This is a multi-year scope of work and candidates should only be submitted if they can commit to the full term (including extensions). Applicants must have an understanding of AMSA's business and our mission especially as relates to incident response and search and rescue.


The project will be made up of a number of small IT Project teams. These are small resource groups working closely with business teams under a larger business program of work, so ability to perform cohesively in this space is essential.

Essential Criteria

  1. Must have current baseline clearance
  2. Minimum 7-10 years managing large scale IT Application projects in federal government
  3. Proven successful delivery from initiation to deployment/closure of large scale IT projects
  4. Ability to manage multi-vendor relationships
  5. Demonstrated experience delivering solutions with COTS and bespoke applications, including integration with cloud and on premise infrastructure
  6. Demonstrated experience managing and reporting to senior project stakeholders, including steering committees and executive
  7. Demonstrated experience coordinating and tasking multiple teams of IT project resources
  8. Demonstrated experience in guiding business stakeholders through large process change
  9. Experience in developing, managing and delivering to detailed schedule
  10. Experience in developing and managing mitigation strategies in response to project change
  11. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  12. Project Management certification/s (industry standards)

Desired Criteria

  1. Experience in project management of incident response or similar projects

Security Clearance


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



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