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Project Manager - Microsoft Workplace Collaboration

More autonomy, less barriers

An exciting opportunity for an experienced and driven enterprise platform Project Manager to join the digital transformation team at Australia’s central bank The program centres around modernisations to support human-centric, collaborative technologies with the Microsoft platform. This is a high impact project with enterprise-wide stakeholder engagement.

You will lead and deliver the modernisation of ways of working to internal customers through the efficient management of allocated projects, driving project activities and outcomes whilst aligning with organisational strategy.

This is a Sydney-based Fixed Term contract role until January 2025 with the opportunity to extend.

Your responsibilities include

  • Leading one or more large sized transformation projects to deliver business benefits
  • Project lifecycle management – direct planning, strategy, objectives, quality, success metrics and data driven reporting to secure successful delivery and identify opportunities for innovative efficiencies
  • Stakeholder engagement ensure ongoing productive and effective enterprise-wide relationships
  • Team management - motivate, coordinate, and inspire multi-layered team members – allocating responsibilities, ensuring delivery, tracking and continuous improvement
  • You will play an influential role in helping our teams unlock their potential while supporting the adoption of agile principles and practices
  • Ensuring project reporting and deliverables adhere to the Bank’s governance framework and regulatory obligations

About You

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, information technology, engineering or related field preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Project Management Methodologies and frameworks, Project Management Certification, PRINCE II or equivalent
  • A seasoned and pragmatic project leader, you will have a proven track record of successfully leading large, end-to-end, high-profile IT transformation programs, delivering quality outcomes and business benefits under both an Agile and Waterfall frameworks
  • You are exceptionally well organised and can manage competing priorities, risks, and dependencies within a changing landscape, without losing sight of the detail required to successfully deliver project and client requirements
  • You are persistent, resilient, structured and proactively use your problem-solving capabilities to drive project success
  • Experienced at reporting on and adhering to rigorous quality assurance process as well as contributing thought leadership to uplifting governance efficiencies
  • Highly capable in building sophisticated and clear data driven executive and SteerCo reporting
  • With a collegiate and collaborative leadership style, you will have advanced stakeholder management skills (conflict resolution, negotiation, and influence) and be highly adept at interfacing across multiple business functions, setting priorities and bringing others along on the journey.
  • Demonstrable experience in effectively navigating large complex organisations
  • Manage organisational change requirements in partnership with EPMO and OCM to ensure new capabilities are embedded and outcomes achieved

Highly Desirable

  • Proven success in migration from older on-premise MS platform to cloud-based M365

Employee Benefits

  • Generous remuneration and superannuation structure
  • Flexible/hybrid working environment
  • Extensive training career development opportunities
  • On-site gym and canteen
  • Health benefits scheme

Your team

You will be reporting to Portfolio Manager and be part of a highly collaborative, cross-functional team with a generous and supportive culture. You will also work closely with the business teams/partners. Our people collaborate, share their expertise, drive innovation, and solve complex business challenges.

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 Standard Time