Senior Project Manager (Digital)

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Work type: Temporary Full-time
Location: Knox Civic Centre
Categories: Information Technology

About the Opportunity

Knox City Council is currently recruiting for Senior Project Manager with digital experience, to join our IT Project Delivery team on a fixed term basis for a 12-month contract.

We are looking for someone who has experience in managing digital projects, including intranet redevelopment projects, and collaborate with business stakeholders and system vendors to deliver high quality solutions for the organisation.

We are a team of passionate IT project delivery professionals who care about delivering technical solutions for a wide range of business opportunities and we would love you to join us. We have been running a successful IT delivery program, establishing trust with our governance bodies and helping to introduce a step change in Council’s delivery of improved online customer and staff experience. 

You will be part of a great team culture where we support each other to succeed. We know how to work hard and have fun, such as the Friday afternoon quizzes.  We provide development support on the job, training opportunities in line with your development plan and opportunities to network and develop through the Local Govt Association.

Knox City Council Civic Centre is located in Wantirna South, however we do offer flexible working options for the right candidates. 

This is a full time or part time Band 8 classified role, remuneration will be $117,189 - $131,577 (depending on experience) plus superannuation.

What you will need to thrive

  • Demonstrated senior experience in project management across multi-functional business units.
  • Exceptional verbal and report writing skills, including procedures documentation and presentation experience.
  • Demonstrated experience within a modernised IT environment with proven ability to motivate and influence an environment that fosters the exploitation of technological advancement and business demand.
  • Proven ability to lead a project team by building and motivating team members to deliver a united approach to service development and project delivery.
  • Demonstrated ability in driving customer focused excellence by working in collaboration with clients and taking responsibility to meet client’s needs.
  • Demonstrated experience with creative and hypothesis driven problem solving, resolving business problems, making decisions and identifying priorities.
  • Demonstrated experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executives, sponsors, team members, stakeholders and peers with a successful track record of developing business relationships.
  • Demonstrated experience of financial and strategic planning.

Why Us

Making a difference to others and our community is at the heart of everything we do at Knox. We are inspired by empowering our diverse community inside and out to thrive and prosper through our values: ‘Make a difference daily’, ‘Inspire and Facilitate success’, ‘Think big act bold, and ‘Do what is right not what is easy’. Our vision and values make us a forward thinking, adaptive and collaborative organisation constantly evolving to match the needs of the community.

Our benefits include a flexible workplace including accrued days off, opportunities for learning and development, a focus on wellbeing as well as an Employee Assistance Program, wellbeing initiatives and reward and recognition programs. For further information on this role please contact Alison Frowd on 9298 8595 or 

Review the full position description now via our Knox City Council Careers Page

To apply please provide a resume and brief cover letter demonstrating you have what is needed to thrive in this role.

Apply by: Monday 6 February 2023

The successful candidate (in accordance with CHO directions) will be required to demonstrate evidence of an approved Covid19 vaccination or recognised exemption.

Knox City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.


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