First listed on: 05 April 2017

Project Manager 

  • Are you passionate about project management?
  • Take your career to another level
  • Join the Applications Group within CSIRO Information Management &Technology

The Position

The Applications Group within CSIRO IM&T develops software solutions that support CSIRO’s science and business functions. The team supports in excess of 100 products; ranging from in-house developed to custom configured and the hosting of "off the shelf" products. The team operates using agile practices and has a policy of continuous review and improvements. Our environment encourages innovation and provides the technology and autonomy to get on with delivery.

We need Project Managers that can lead, inspire and empower our project teams, stakeholders and customers; Project Managers that understand the benefits of servant leadership and self- directed teams and the need to remove external impediments for team and project success.

The Project Manager, in managing one or more IT projects using Agile Software Delivery Methodologies, will work in an interdisciplinary team involving researchers, business representatives, software developers, business analysts and test analysts and will operate in an agile and highly collaborative environment.

This is an environment that accommodates and welcomes change so to survive you will value individuals and interactions over process and tools along with working software over comprehensive documentation.

Security Clearance:

This is a security assessed position. Applicants must either hold or have the ability to obtain a Negative Vetting 1 Australian Government security clearance or undergo other employment suitability checks.

Location:      Yarralumla, Clayton, VIC
Salary:          $106K - $124K pa plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:         Indefinite and Specified Term roles available
Reference:    36750

To be successful you will need:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a project management role or experience in a related discipline coupled with relevant training

  • 2+ years’ experience in a project management role using agile methodologies.

  • Demonstrated success in the delivery of project outcomes (on budget, on schedule, to scope, to stakeholder expectations and with appropriately mitigated risks) for multi-disciplinary, complex projects.

  • Demonstrated highly developed influencing and relationship management skills;

  • Demonstrated leadership within a multi-disciplinary team environment;

  • Demonstrated exceptional communication and information presentation skills, both written and verbal;

  • Demonstrated success in transition and change management for multi-disciplinary, complex projects; and

  • A flexible approach including sound judgement in relation to resolving project delivery issues.

Who we are: The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

We do this by using science and technology to solve real issues. Our solutions make a difference to industry, people and the planet.

As Australia’s national science agency, we’ve been pushing the edge of what’s possible for almost 90 years. Today we have thousands of talented people working across Australia and internationally. Our people work closely with industry and communities to leave a lasting legacy. Collectively, our innovation and excellence places us in the top ten applied research agencies in the world.


How to Apply: Please upload one document only containing both your CV/Resume and cover letter, ensuring that you have provided enough information relevant to the selection criteria for this position to enable the selection panel to determine your suitability.

Before applying please view the full position details and selection criteria here:  Position Details

Applications Close:  11:59pm AEST, Monday 1st May 2017

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