Project Manager - Research Institution
Location : South Eastern Suburbs Melbourne
Post Date : 30 August 2017
Employment Type : Project
Job Reference : 081673PM
Job Classification : Project Consulting
Our Client is a large research institution with an outstanding reputation and an ethos of striving towards continuous improvement. With a notable legacy of great work both within Australia and across the globe, they have long been long regarded as a leader in scientific and sociological research.
Due to a number of business-critical projects which are taking place within the organisation, they now have an urgent requirement to bolster their Project Management Office and as part of this, they require an experienced and senior Project Manager to work in a Senior Project and Programme Management capacity for an initial six month period.
Reporting into the Head of the PMO , the Senior Project Manager will have responsibility to provide leadership and mentorship to a team of Project Managers and Business Analysts, whilst at the same time taking a truly hands-on approach to running projects themselves. This is a period of intense organisational transformation for the organisation and as such, the Senior Project Manager will carry responsibility for managing projects both inside and outside of technology.
One of the initial and most pressing project will be a review of the organisation's current CRM system as well as their cloud strategy, however this will be one of a number of cross-departmental responsibilities which this varied and complex position will require.
You will be an experienced Senior Project or Programme Manager with experience in a leadership position. You will be able to manage numerous programme streams and be comfortable in maintaining momentum in an often highly chaotic project environment. You will be able to demonstrate experience of managing not only technology but also business changes and be able to quickly gain traction with stakeholders, both technical and non-technical.
You will be an exceptional communicator, wo is comfortable communicating a message of change across an organisation as well as providing pivotal mentorship and leadership to a diverse range of project professionals. You will act as an agent for change and be looked to as an ambassador both for the range of projects and for the Project Management Office itself.
You will be a highly professional and driven individual with an innate ability to inspire those around you and to foster a collegiate effort to ensure the project is a success.
You will form part of a vibrant and motivated working team in which your enthusiasm and hard work will be rewarded.
We will be interviewing and short listing candidates for this role over the few days. If you feel this would fit your profile, please send your resume by clicking on the apply button or for further information, contact us in our Melbourne office.
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