First listed on: 11 August 2017

IT Project Manager

  • Awarded Australia’s Major Tourism Attraction (Sydney)
  • Full time (30.4 hours per week) Temporary position
  • Taronga Conservation Society Australia Salaried Employees Award (Clerk Grade 7  $92,470- $95,235 base salary plus superannuation and leave loading)
  • Location – Sydney 

Looking for a experienced, driven and motivated IT Project Manager who is interested in joining a leading organisation in conservation, animal management and offers amazing visitor experiences. 
About the role…
The IT Project Manager manages all aspects of key Information Technology projects from planning through to completion, ensuring that projects are achieved on time, on budget and meet the Taronga Centenary plans.

The key accountabilities for the role include: 
• Manage and oversee assigned projects throughout all phases of their  lifecycle (initiation, planning, execution  and close-down).

• Facilitate, develop, and maintain project documentation throughout the project life cycle including the project charter defining the project scope and objectives, the project schedule, implementation and test plans, and risk, issue, and decision logs.

• Monitor and control projects throughout their lifecycle including managing budget, project resources, project timeline, and change requests.

• Report project status to all stakeholders on a weekly basis or as otherwise required, and escalate issues to management/steering committees as needed.

• Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate project change management  techniques.

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the on-time delivery of projects to agreed parameters.

• Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope, within budget and meet compliance requirements.

• Mange and oversee tender procurement processes as required, and in accordance with Taronga policies and New South Wales Government procurement guidelines.
About us…

Taronga Zoo officially opened in October 1916, we believe in a shared future for Wildlife and People. Taronga is working in partnership with wildlife conservation organizations and communities to develop ways to protect species and habitats. Taronga. For the Wild!

About applying…
Please ensure that you attach a current version of your resume and address the above key accountabilities in a cover letter no more than two pages. You are also required to complete the two target questions and provide supporting evidence as part of your application.

Applications must be completed via the reference number 00005HCK or searching the word Taronga. For more information in relation to the vacant position please contact Niki Pollock on or phone (02) 9932 4263

To review a copy of the role description, please visit the careers page of the Taronga website 

Applications close:  25th August 2017


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