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Reference Number 12768
Position Title Senior Project Manager
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Spence Street
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 7.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 7.3 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 19 day month 
Position Summary

Senior Project Manager

Reference Number: 12768
Salary Range: $90,124.80 - $95,417.89 per annum
Location: 119 - 145 Spence Street, Cairns
Closing: Monday 25th March 2019

We offer the following benefits: 

  • 19 day month
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • Annual leave loading
  • Subsidised uniform allowance
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym / swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development 

Primary objectives of the position:

  • Provide project and program management services to the organisation, primarily for projects, delivering IT capabilities.
  • Provide change management services to ensure that IT projects are successfully implemented and adopted within the business in a manner that ensures the desired business outcomes and benefits are achieved.

To be successful in this role you will require:

  • Tertiary qualifications and/ or relevant experience in an Information Management, Information Technology or Project Management related discipline.
  • Strong and demonstrated experience in Project Management.  Successful delivery of large, complex projects (e.g. budget > $2m, duration > 1 year, staffing levels > 10 FTE).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management and governance practices – developing project briefs, project plans, risk management plan, quality plans and communication plans from small to large projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully implementing change in business processes and systems across a multi-functional organisation.
  • Proven ability to communicate, negotiate and influence within an organisation, especially at executive and senior management level.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster innovation and an improvement-oriented approach.

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria you must go to our website:

How to Apply:

Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.

Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

Pre-Employment Assessment: 
As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following pre‑employment assessments / checks:-  

  • Pre‑employment medical, which will include a drug and alcohol test.
  • National police / criminal history check.
  • Practical Assessment
  • Numeracy and Literacy Assessment
  • Computer Skills Assessment
  • Qualification / Licence Verification
  • Working with Children & Young People (Blue Card) Verification
  • Right to Work in Australia Check
  • Directorship Check

Employment Eligibility:
To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:-

  • Permanent resident of Australia
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Entitlement to work visa
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 25/03/2019
Position Description
External Information Kit - Senior Project Manager.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AEST) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.