Project Manager (VPSG5)

Job posted: 22/07/2021
Applications close: 08/08/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30/06/2024

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DET/PSP/20011460

Reference: VG/DET/PSP/20011460

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

This role is available until 30/6/2024.

As a Project Manager, you will provide specialist support across multiple portfolios to implement project management best practices and ensure quality reporting are applied across the lifecycle for strategic project and program management activities of varying scales and complexities.

You will support leaders and project staff to drive and implement EPMO services and capability support to enable DET to deliver its Strategic Plan successfully.

As well as being accountable for DET values and behaviours, your role has the following specific key accountabilities:

  • Support and manage assigned portfolios to best effect, ensuring projects and programs are aligned to agreed EPMO direction, values, standards and frameworks
  • Provide technical leadership and support to team members and other teams across DET to drive alignment with project management standards and ongoing alignment of activities within each portfolio to identify benefits and meet business outcomes
  • Effectively support the management of delivery risks and issues in programs and projects
  • Identify trends across the portfolio and share these insights and recommended approaches through the provision of capability programmes or improvement plans
  • Monitor program and project change requests to ensure alignment with business cases and benefits expected.
  • This role is available until 30/6/2024.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Proven experience at a project manager level in a complex EPMO environment, ideally with experience working on non-ICT policy reform/ transformation programs and projects
  • Proven experience in leading, influencing and building credibility across a range of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of portfolio, program and project methodologies and reporting
  • Demonstrable experience reviewing key project and program documentation and working with teams to deliver quality outputs
  • Exceptional organisational skills in prioritising and managing workloads
  • Experience in using relevant systems in an EPMO environment and relevant financial management experience
  • A recognised project or programme management professional qualification, i.e. Prince2/ Agile and Managing Successful Programme (MSP)
  • Understanding of Investment Logic Mapping

This is an excellent role for someone looking to utilise their project management skills and experience to advise and support a complex environment.  It is a special time to join the team as we focus on lifting the department's project management capability. If you are a team player and passionate about achieving results, we want to hear from you.   

How to apply

Please include a resume and cover letter explaining why you want to work with the EPMO and DET, why you are interested in the role and, taking into account the Key Selection Criteria as a whole, how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person.

Closing date for application(s) is 08/08/2021

Project Manager (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / 30/06/2024

Job classification:



Christian Bretmaisser | 7022 0421 / 0428 504 588

Project Manager (VPSG5)