Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-03-01
Reference: JO-1903-93934
Contact Name: Nicholas Leong
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2019 17:43

Job Description

The Role
The client is looking to implement a workforce management system across multiple sites. The project is at the final stages. The ideal candidate may need to travel to regional sites to ensure sucessful implementation.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead and manage the successful delivery of ICT enabled business change in line with project management methodologies.

  • Develop project plans and apply appropriate project management techniques, methodologies and tools, including benefits realisation and risk and issue management, to ensure quality project outcomes are delivered.
  • Proactively monitor, control and report on local implementation trends and performance against project plans, deliverables and schedules.
  • Manage the project including resources and finance within project tolerances.
  • Work collaboratively to initiate, influence and maintain relationships with both key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Facilitate effective communication channels to promote the successful adoption of change within the business, and foster relationships through lessons learned, feedback mechanisms and management of expectations.
  • Seek continual improvement through lessons learned feedback mechanisms and management of expectations.
  • Represent the project at senior levels, and establish and sustain mutually productive partnerships with vendors and stakeholders at both local and statewide levels.
  • Manage risks and issues identification, assessment and mitigation activities by ensuring risks and issues are documented, reviewed and escalated as appropriate.
  • Inspire team members by investing time in building positive and productive relationships, setting clear objectives and providing professional leadership, guidance and support.
  • Actively manage a working environment supporting quality human resource management practices including employment equity, anti-discrimination, and ethical behaviour.
  • Adhere to defined service quality standards, health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.
‘Ideal candidate’ descriptionThe ideal applicant will be someone who can demonstrate the following:
  • Strong background in managing and delivering complex organisational-wide ICT-enabled business change management projects successfully.
  • Well-developed leadership and team management skills to build and sustain high profile multi-disciplinary project teams to achieve high quality project outcomes.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage influence and connect with others and build positive productive working relationships, often remotely.
  • Expertise in applying project management methodologies, and providing advice on the use of appropriate project management techniques and tools.
  • Knowledge of or the ability to rapidly acquire knowledge of HR/payroll workflow processes and systems.

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Nicholas Leong on 07 3023 1069, quoting ref no. JO-1903-93934. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at