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Technical Project Manager/Business Analyst

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Agency / Department

Regional Investment Corporation (RIC)

Experience Level

Senior

Employment Type

Contract

Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$100 per hour***

Location

New South Wales

Overview

As a Technical Project Manager/Business Analyst, you will be a member a small team responsible for assisting business units in progressing various change initiatives both ICT and business focused.

Your main responsibilities will be to manage multiple projects with an ICT focus from initiation through to close under the RICs evolving project management framework and in collaboration with business areas. You will be an integral part of RICs ICT team and instrumental to maturing RICs project management discipline. To succeed in this role you will have a solid understanding of project management principles, be a great communicator and team player. You will have at least 2 years’ experience in technical project management backed by technical credibility acquired through prior IT or software development roles and education. Experience delivering MS Dynamics 365 and Records Management projects is highly desirable.

The opportunity will be based in Orange, NSW. However work location can be flexible for the right candidate (with an expectation of some travel to Orange).

The roll is full-time, however reduced hours may be considered for the right candidate.

Responsibilities

Technical Project Manager responsibilities will include:

1. Concurrently managing multiple projects including the delivery of outcomes and benefits, scope boundaries, schedules, quality and budgets

2. Coordinating diverse teams of technical and non-technical, internal and external resources to enable project delivery and transition

3. Overseeing and developing requirements and project documentation and reporting progress on delivery

4. Providing guidance and expertise to support business areas managing their own projects from ideation to closure

5. Managing relationships and communicating effectively with all project stakeholders, overcoming obstacles to delivery through collaboration, communication, problem solving and negotiation 6. Undertake procurements and tenders in accordance with government procurement frameworks

6. Negotiation and management of contracts resulting from procurement as they relate to project delivery

7. Identifying and managing risks and overseeing the implementation of risk mitigation plans in accordance with RICs risk management framework

8. Conducting project reviews and creating detailed reports for executive staff

9. Undertaking other duties as directed This position will report directly to the Executive Manager, Information & Technology.

 

We are seeking candidates who have:

  • Strong project management and business analysis skills  
  • Strong technical credibility with a prior hands-on IT experience  
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships  
  • Attention to detail, ability to follow processes, and solve complex technical and non-technical problems
  • Personal resilience and flexibility to deal with ambiguity, conflicting priorities and an evolving business environment  ability to work independently with limited supervision or as part of a team.  
  • Experience and willingness to provide mentoring and coaching to colleagues  
  • Strong administrative and time management skills, with the ability to effectively prioritise and allocate tasks

Essential Criteria

Essential Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in the successful management and delivery of technology related projects, with the ability to:

    -      work across agile and waterfall methodologies
    -      manage multiple projects concurrently, and
    -      estimate, manage and control human, financial and other resources

  • Strong organisational and communication skills to present information and communicate expectations in an environment with competing requirements/workloads
  • Elicit information and requirements from customers and stakeholders in order to collaborate desired outcomes with experience as a Business Analyst
  • Experience with ICT and professional services procurement in a federal government context
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (e.g. in ICT or Business Management) in addition to formal project management training.
  • Demonstrated experience using MS Project, MS Office 365, Sharepoint, MS Teams and MS Project Web App.

Desired Criteria

  • Experience delivering projects involving Microsoft Business Applications (Dynamics 365 and Power Platform) and Records Management is highly desirable.

Security Clearance

National Background Police Check; Australian Citizen Only (No PRs)

Extension

N/A

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

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