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Project Implementation Manager

Project Implementation Manager

Job Title: Project Implementation Manager
Contract Type: Contract Full Time
Location: Gatton, Queensland
Industry:
Salary: Generous package +12% Super
Reference: BBBH370_1529366058
Contact Name: Rob Maxwell
Contact Email: rob.maxwell@leadingroles.com.au
Job Published: June 19, 2018 09:54

Job Description

Lockyer Valley Regional Council is engaging a project manager with extensive industry experience in the provision and delivery of technology based and customer focused, project delivery services in a local government setting or similar service orientated organisation.

This is an 18 Month full time / fixed term contract with possible extension.

The objective of this position is to lead, manage and deliver the Technology One Property & Rating CiA Upgrade project within Lockyer Valley Regional Council. The successful applicant will manage the project from its inception to implementation. The project will take approximately 18 months and is a key initiative of LVRC in being an early adopter of this technology within local government organisations.

Your previous experience in a similar role is critical along with broad project management skills including; Stakeholder and employee management, financial and budget management, project strategy, planning and negotiating. The ability to effectively organise and prioritise multiple tasks, often with conflicting priorities, to meet rigid deadlines will see you succeed in this role.

You will require exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to create and foster a positive environment that promotes and achieves effective, customer-focused outcomes and team performance across a wide range of stakeholders. You will possess highly professional communication, presentation and workshop facilitation skills with the ability to facilitate workshops, engage, negotiate, and communicate with stakeholders, manage issues, celebrate successes, and meet changing organisational needs.

You will be customer service focused, understanding of the relevance and development of technology and information systems in a service-orientated organisation.

Key Opportunities:

  • To be part of a major business improvement technology project within a progressive local government organisation

  • The ability to develop and hone your expertise and knowledge in a fast-growing sector for future opportunities

  • Gain exposure to local government requirements and procedures with the latest technological systems

Challenges:

  • The time frames will be demanding and an ability to manage a project plan efficiently will be crucial, delivering the project on budget and on time.

  • Incorporating subject matter experts from within council and maximising the information and time they can dedicate to the overall project.

  • Change management strategies across a broad team.

Required skills and abilities:

  • Broad project management skills including; stakeholder and employee management, financial and budget management, project strategy, planning and negotiating.

  • Analytical skills and advanced technical knowledge in the management of technology implementation and change projects.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and polished communication, presentation and workshop facilitation skills.

  • Good judgement and initiative in the application of established work procedures to achieve positive customer focused outcomes.

Education and Qualifications

  • Relevant qualifications in Project Management and extensive industry experience in the provision and delivery of technology based and customer focused, project delivery services in a local government setting or similar service orientated organisation.

  • Demonstrated experience in successfully managing and delivering Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and other Information, Communication & Technology projects

  • IT qualifications extensive proven experience, will be highly regarded.

  • Any experience working with Technology One implementation and upgrade projects will be highly regarded.

  • A current driver's licence (Class C).

Team fit will be critical to success in this role. Council is seeking candidates who can demonstrate integrity, maturity, excellent communication skills and keenness to work collaboratively with an established and high performing team.

Council offers excellent working conditions with a range of generous employee benefits including flexible working arrangements and supports and encourages our employees with training and professional development opportunities.

You must be an Australian Citizen or hold the appropriate visa to work in Australia to apply for this role. Leading Roles will undertake checks to confirm your right to work in Australia at offer stage.

Click on the link below to download the Information Pack for this role or for a confidential discussion please phone 
Rob Maxwell on 0407 164 600.

Applications will close on Wednesday 4th July 2018 at 5pm.

 

 

 

 

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