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Reference Number 13670
Position Title Senior Project Manager
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Location Spence Street
Minimum Award/Classification AA071- QLGO-Lev 7.1 - 36.25 H/W 
Maximum Award/Classification AA073- QLGO-Lev 7.3 - 36.25 H/W 
Roster Pattern 19 day month 
Position Summary

Senior Project ManagerFS304 (Fixed-Term until 23 December 2022)

Salary Range: $94,234.67 - $99,769.14 pro-rata per annum

Location: 119 – 145 Spence Street, Cairns

Reference Number: 13670

Close Date: Sunday, 19 September 2021

Are you looking for an exciting career in a Local Government organisation?

Do you enjoy being a part of a team?

Are you seeking an opportunity that offers a Work Life Balance?

If you answered yes to these questions, then we would love to hear from you!

Enhance your career by joining Cairns Regional Council, one of the largest employers in the Cairns region. Our commitment to delivering high quality services to the community means we need talented, committed people – we need you!

Cairns Regional Council is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our Finance Department. 

Primary Objective 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 must have:

  • 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.
  • Proven ability to communicate, negotiate and influence within an organisation, especially at executive and senior management level.

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please ensure you obtain a copy of the information kit and how to apply by scrolling to the Position Description area, then clicking on "Open" to download the attachment.

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 assessments/checks:

  • Pre‑employment medical assessment, which will include a functional capacity and 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

 

We offer the following benefits:

  • 19-day month
  • Up to 5 weeks’ annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • Annual leave loading
  • Subsidised Corporate Uniform
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym/swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development relevant to the position

 

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you hold tertiary qualifications and/or relevant experience in an Information Management, Information Technology or Project Management related discipline?
Essential: Do you have 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?
Essential: Do you have demonstrated experience in successfully implementing change in business processes and systems across a multi-functional organisation?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email jobs@cairns.qld.gov.au
Closing Date 19/09/2021
Position Description
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.