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Manager, IT Practice Projects

More flexibility, less one-size-fits-all

This is an exciting leadership opportunity to lead the Reserve Bank’s IT Portfolio's delivery area, oversee the direction of Portfolio, project and product delivery practices, capability, quality and assurance processes that support and enable this practice; while leading and developing individuals to achieve goals and deliver RBA outcomes.


To achieve this you will:

  • Establish and lead a new PM Practice that supports and drives continuous improvement in portfolio planning, assurance, performance, risk, interdependencies and capacity management, whilst playing a key role in the transition to Agile, landing change safely, guiding value-based portfolios, and maturing the Project Management capability maturity with the Portfolio Managers.
  • Lead, guide and develop team of portfolio analysts and project co-ordinators to provide effective management insights and advice..
  • Ensure operational accountability and effectiveness in regards to the Project and Product Management methodology, standards, processes, tools, capability and automation uplift, with an aim to drive consistent practices.
  • Contribute to the broader strategic direction and leadership of Project and Product Management, sharing accountability with other leaders for overall performance of deliverables and outcomes.
  • Manage internal and external relationships, communicating and collaborating effectively with key stakeholders including the EPMO, Finance, Procurement, Human Resources, all project delivery capability Practices, Portfolio Managers, IT Leadership Team, and vendors, to support  the quality delivery of complex change.


Your team

You will lead a collaborative, diverse team of 6 direct reports and multiple indirect, with a great supportive culture. Our people collaborate, share their expertise, drive innovation and solve complex business challenges.


Your background

We are looking for someone who has demonstrated experience in leading a Project Management Practice or Office in Banking or Public Service, You require great people and leadership skills and have either a professional certification equivalent to Project Management Professional (PMP) ®, Program Management Professional (PgMP) ® or Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP) ® as well as Agile certifications.


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.


Be More

Why RBA?

The RBA makes an important contribution to the Australian economy through the pursuit of national economic policy objectives and associated activities in financial markets and banking. We also issue Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system, all of which contribute to the welfare of the Australian people.

Made up of specialists across a wide range of fields, our people have a critical role to play in achieving these objectives. 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 and we treat one another with respect while promoting the public interest through our efforts.

We know it is the growth and success of our people that drives the Bank forward. Come and make a bigger contribution while you build and develop your own skills too, because being more means you can do more, for yourself and for Australia.

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 Daylight Time