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Senior Project Manager

  • Opportunity to work on a high profile data technologies project
  • Impactful work that helps make a difference to the Australian people
  • Duration until 30 March 2023

Do work that makes a difference

This position reports to the Chief Data Officer) and leads the refresh of the Bank’s strategic platform for storing and analysing data. The refresh involves replacing a number of infrastructure components that are coming to end of life, as well as introducing new capabilities for data science, advanced analytics and end user self-service.

In this role you will provide leadership, management and guidance to enable successful refresh of the Bank's data warehousing and Big Data platforms and associated analytical tools. You will also:

  • Manage the selection of vendor products which meet business requirements and strategic objectives
  • Develop and maintain appropriate strategies for replacement of existing systems and business processes
  • Manage the project on a day to day basis including directing the project resources to achieve the target outcomes, and whilst minimising impact on business-as-usual activities

Your team

This role has 3 direct reports and you will lead a wider cross-departmental team of around 20 people.

Your background

We are looking for strong Project Manager with proven experience managing large enterprise-level projects using both Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies along with advanced understanding of data warehousing, data lakes, Big Data platforms and analytics tools in hybrid cloud context, ideally in financial services.   

To be successful in this critical role you will possess:

  • Experience in managing cross functional teams to deliver fit for purpose business products on time and budget
  • Significant experience working in leadership positions in both Business and IT domains
  • Experience in effectively engaging internal (senior management) and external stakeholders, including vendors and industry partners

Your development & career

Working for an organisation that truly makes a difference to the Australian people, we can offer development and career opportunities in a collaborative environment that supports people’s growth, wellbeing and promotes flexibility.

Why RBA?

The RBA pursues national economic policy objectives and undertakes a range of associated activities in financial markets and banking. It also issues Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system, all of which contributes to the welfare of the Australian people.

Our people have a critical role to play in achieving these objectives, whether directly or in a supporting capacity. As a values driven organisation, our people conduct themselves with a high degree of integrity, while striving for excellence in the work they perform and the outcomes they achieve. We encourage intelligent inquiry, we treat one another with respect, while promoting the public interest in our efforts. 

The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.

Applications close AUS Eastern Standard Time