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Senior Project Manager (PPM Tool Implementation)

  • Location: Sydney
  • Salary: AU$1100 - AU$1250 per day + Including super per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Business Transformation
  • Contact: Anna Blackwell
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 01 April 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -032023-477583

Senior Project Manager - PPM Tool Implementation - Financial Services

Project Delivery Uplift - Sydney, Australia


Rate: $1100-1250 per day, including super
Duration: 6 months
Start: ASAP
Location: Sydney (hybrid)


Our client is an established Australian Financial Services organisation is looking for an experienced Project Manager to uplift delivery programs and projects across the enterprise.


This role provides a great opportunity to combine your proven project management, organisational collaboration and senior stakeholder management skills to lead the successful delivery of a project portfolio management solution that will encompass ways of working, a technology solution and organisational change.


  • Use your extensive project management experience to actively manage the end-to-end delivery of the Project Portfolio Management Project; including technology implementation, process improvement/modernisation, ways of working integration and people's change journey
  • Manage the budget and ongoing financial forecasts, risk, issue, resource planning and reporting; ensuring alignment with and adoption of governance and execution standards
  • Draw on your experience and mindset to help evolve delivery practices while embracing contemporary engineering practices to achieve delivery excellence
  • In conjunction with the Leadership team, drive project governance (including sponsor reviews and working groups) and interface with portfolio governance groups, vendors, delivery managers and other internal stakeholders with executive level standards of language
  • Manage the relationship with software vendor and implementation partner, ensuring their alignment to project goals and aspirations
  • Promote a one-team and collaborative culture across all parties; promoting the company's values
  • Use your leadership and soft-skills to drive strong engagement of a broad set of stakeholders

Your experience:

  • Experience with at least one PPM tool, example; Clarity, Acuity, PMO365/Microsoft Power Apps or Planview
  • Experience with Atlassian products (JIRA / Confluence) and Salesforce
  • Strong focus on planning, and designing & streamlining the governance, tracking & reporting
  • Proven and extensive experience in successfully delivering projects in a regulated environment
  • Proven strong communication, facilitation, influencing and negotiation skills that show you are able to collaborate and build trusted relationships with stakeholders across all levels
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills with individuals and executive level steering groups
  • Worked both independently and as part of a team, with effective problem solving skills and a good eye for detail
  • Demonstrated self-awareness, emotional intelligence and a willingness to continuously improve both yourself and your teams
  • Financial services background would be beneficial
  • Awareness of back and middle office functions and their operating models would be beneficial

Please submit your CV asap and I will get back to you with more details if suitable.