First listed on: 10 August 2019

  ICT Project Manager, Clerk Grade 9/10 - Parliament of NSW - Sydney 

  • Exciting opportunity to lead the modernisation of technology in historic New South Wales Parliament House and electorate offices 
  • Temporary role for six months with the possibility of extension – flexible working arrangements considered
  • $110,745 - $122,038 per annum, plus employers contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading

About us
The Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) is a specialist service department that supports the operation of NSW Parliament by providing logistical support and advice to members, the Departments of the Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly and the people of New South Wales.

Enabling the Parliament, serving New South Wales: We demonstrate and foster in others a commitment to the five values of the Department of Parliamentary Services: collaboration, innovation, excellence, integrity and service.

Our commitment to diversity: We welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds and encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI+, people with disability, mature-age people, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this role.

Our commitment to flexibility: While this role is advertised as full time, we are open to the work being undertaken on a part time basis, and to other flexible arrangements.

About the position
This role reports to the Senior Manager, IT Services and is responsible for managing the delivery of information technology projects, in particular the modernisation of technology supporting the 98 electorate offices across New South Wales. The work location is Parliament House though occasional travel may be involved.

In this role you will manage the risk, quality, progress and costs of one or more IT projects, often to demanding timescales. You will develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders, including members of Parliament and their staff, and prepare reports for senior management.

To be successful in this role you will have knowledge of and experience using project management methodologies, preferably including a recognised qualification in PRINCE2 or similar. Proactive change management and communication are essential in this role.

Further information to assist you with applying for this position:
• Position Description
• Department of Parliamentary Services website
• NSW Parliament pre-employment requirements

Talent Pool
Applicants who are assessed as meeting the requirements for this role but who aren’t successful in their application may be offered a place in a ‘talent pool’ for similar future vacancies in the Department of Parliamentary Services.

How to apply
To apply for this position please attach to your application:
• Your up-to-date resume [maximum four pages] which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this position
• Your response [maximum 600 words total] to the targeted questions below.

Your resume and response to the following targeted questions will be the initial assessment method used to determine your suitability for this position compared to other applicants.Applications that do not include a response to the targeted questions cannot be comparatively assessed and are unlikely to progress to the next stage of assessment.

Targeted questions
1. Give a recent example of a role where you were responsible for managing all aspects of a project, including financial management and reporting. Describe how you implemented project controls such as finance and risk management. Your response should demonstrate how you used project management processes to meet project milestones and deadlines under pressure. 
2. Describe a time when you managed particularly demanding stakeholders. How did you build and maintain relationships between your team and the stakeholders, and what lessons did you learn?

Electronic attachments must be MS Word compatible or in pdf format.

Technical assistance: Should you encounter any technical problems, please contact ‘I work for NSW’ helpdesk 1800 562 679 (Monday - Friday).

Applications must be lodged online through

Job Reference: 000078A5

CLOSING DATE: Sunday, 25 August 2019 [11.59pm]


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