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Project Director

QLD, Other
Posted on 01.09.2018
125.00 -> 127.00 Per hour

Our client, a large government organisation, is seeking an experienced Project Director to oversee and manage the delivery of a complex, large scale Software as a Service (SaaS) system replacement project with multiple stakeholders. The successful candidate will have experience in a similar project of similar scale, ideally within a complex ICT and/or government environment.

This is an initial 11-month contract paying up to $1020/day inc super, based in Brisbane CBD.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project initiation, planning, coordination, delivery and implementation of the SaaS system solution including the interface with whole of government financial solution (SAP)
  • Strategic leadership ensuring agreed outcomes are met, including all legislative and finacial responsibilities
  • Direct cross functional project teams within a complex business change initiative, ensuring government and organisational objectives and benefits are realised
  • Ensure project staff are enabled through effective systems, processes and removal of barriers that might prevent successful delivery
  • Establish and maintain governance arrangements to ensure coordination of tasks and decision making is managed
  • Establish agreed plans and schedules of activities to ensure stakeholder engagement and delivery
  • Ensure work packages align with the project's strategic objectives and current best practice

Key Selection Criteria:
  • Minimum 5+ years' experience as an implementation Project Director/Program Manager/Senior Project Manager and delivery of large scale SaaS ICT projects with financial related components
  • Experience within an Agile environment
  • Demonstrated ability to lead business transformation and change through the implementation of an ICT solution using MSP program and Prince 2 Project Management methodologies
  • Ability to implement SaaS projects on time and on budget
  • Ability to coordinate project schedule(s), manage and drive work streams
  • Ability to manage resourcing and deliverables to ensure successful project delivery on time and on budget
  • Ability to lead complex multidisciplinary project teams using Agile project management practices
  • Ability to coordinate a quality assurance and risk mitigation practice across the project
  • Professional and positive approach to work, with the ability to hit the ground running, provide solutions and adapt effectively
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills, and the ability to maintain strong relationships with stakeholders and as part of a team

To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the appropriate link below quoting Ref No. 4A/19227. Your interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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