Project Manager PMO

Client Details
Scouts Australia (NSW) has over 17,000 youth and adult members from various cultural and religious backgrounds and with varying abilities. Scouts is one of the largest and most successful youth organisations in the state.

Today’s Scouts can take part in an extraordinary variety of outdoor activities, from ‘traditional Scouting skills’ such as camping and bush craft, through to more extreme challenges such as abseiling, overnight hiking, rafting, canoeing, canyoning, snow activities, rock climbing, sailing and even flying! Scouts also have the opportunity to become involved in performing arts, leadership development, community service, amateur radio operation, environmental projects, large-scale Australian events such as Cuborees, Jamborees and Ventures, international events, and service projects in developing countries.

Reporting to the PMO Program Manager, this position has responsibility for the scoping, setup, ongoing project management, governance, and delivery of a broad range of business and technology related projects underpinning the core strategic initiatives within the Scouts NSW Strategy. 

The position is critical to ensure that stakeholders and project delivery teams are in alignment with the key objectives and desired outcomes of each project. 

The effective and efficient management and delivery of projects with the strategic plan provide a significant contribution towards the on-going success of Scouting across NSW.

As a key member of the Project Management Office and Delivery Unit (PMODU) team, this position has regular contact with both professional staff and volunteers, and staff from across the Scouts NSW organisation in relation to the processes, protocols, and objectives of the PMO along with specific projects and providing practical support, information and advice across the organisation in this area. 

This position is integral to the overall success of the PMO’s objectives and accountabilities, and will be required to coordinate, facilitate, oversee, and at times actively lead and supervise, a number of project implementation teams from different areas of the organisation simultaneously.

  • High level interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; ability to liaise effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Managing the entire project life cycle of projects, including the development of initial scope documents, package selection criteria, product evaluations, project setup, development and maintenance of project plans and ensuring all relevant project documentation is completed
  • Successfully implementing business and technology related projects to defined service standards, budgets and timeframes
  • Identifying and managing risk throughout the project
  • Managing the financial aspects of the project
  • Ensuring adherence to the approved governance structure and reporting expectations

Job Offer
$95,000 salary inclusive of superannuation per annum.  This is a full-time role, Monday to Friday for a 6-12 month fixed term contract.

Successful candidates will be invited for an interview on Wednesday 15th May 2019 and looking to start within the role before the end of May 2019.

The appointed candidate will be required to obtain a Working With Children Certificate

Please apply on-line only. It is not possible to speak to the consultant during the application stage.