Lucas Walker

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Hourly Rate Contract
Project Management

POSTED 28th Feb, 2019   REF NO. BBBH8424

PMO Assurance Officer EL1

The Organisation:

Our client is a Federal Government Department that develops and implements policies and programmes to ensure the competiveness, profitability and sustainability of a broad range of Australian industries.

The Opportunity:

This role is going to provide you with the challenge to ensure that the Departments ~100 projects are run consistently and seen through to completion. You will be supporting the team improving the standard and benchmarks within the PMO.

This is your chance if you are an experience project manager who has been wanting to get experience on the other side of the project fence to broaden your skillset.

The Role:

This role has come up due to some internal movements within the PMO that has been established for 5 years, but until recently have been missing someone with real in the trenches project management experience.

This is an initial 6 month non-ongoing contract with potential for long term extensions or permanency.

The successful candidate will be supporting the team with:

  • Looking after the assurance reviews (business reviews, analysis etc.)
  • Reviewing heath checks and critical reviews of governance/planning /estimating
  • Leading quality assurance and Stage gate reviews to identify potential issues
  • Setting up the frameworks for future projects
  • Review the effectiveness of Program/Project boards
  • Creating the Program Management Office standards, controls and processes
  • Looking after the assurance reviews (business reviews, analysis etc.)

The Person:

You have extensive experience working on large and complex programs of work. You will use your experience working with program and project managers to produce relevant and meaningful multilevel reporting across a range of projects and programs.

You enjoy the challenge of bringing at risk and failing projects back on track.

You want to be able to use your strong interpersonal and communication skills to ask the difficult questions to audit a project.

You are strong with different methodologies in particular Waterfall & PMBOK

Australian Citizenship is mandatory

The Salary/Rate:

This is a non-ongoing contract at a pro-rata rate of $112,798 + 15.4% Super

S26 transfers are welcome

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Lucas Walker on 02 6108 4878, quoting Ref No. 8424

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