Careers at yourtown

IT Project Manager

Job no: 492731
Work type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Location: Milton
Categories: Information Technology

It’s an exciting time to join the Information & Digital Technology (ID&T) team as we have just begun yourtown’s Digital Transformation journey.

Over the next three years, this will see us become a digital leader in Human Services, using innovative technologies to improve the lives of children, young people, and families across Australia and enable a truly digital workforce. 

We know where we are headed and we are looking for talented and dedicated IT professionals to help us meet the challenges of this next stage of our operations.

These newly created opportunities will give you the scope to put your mark on the role, make it your own, and along the way be involved in supporting the business towards technology nirvana.

About the role

Reporting into the Portfolio and Planning Manager the IT Project Manager is responsible for leading multiple projects within the ID&T portfolio, ranging from enterprise system implementations to applications development. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • End to end project management through defined phases and stage gate approvals;
  • Delivering the projects to time, budget and scope in line with the appropriate project management methodology, processes, templates and policy;
  • Being the conduit between tech, the business, and 3rd parties throughout the project life cycle;
  • Ensuring that project governance is effective, risks are highlighted to stakeholders and project finances are managed and reported.

About you

To be successful in this role you have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Project Management/Business Administration or a related discipline coupled with demonstrated technical experience within a commercial environment in end to end project management;
  • Proven experience delivering large-scale, complex projects;
  • Strong relationship building and influential skills with technical and non-technical stakeholders;
  • Highly developed communication skills and a strong customer centric approach
  • Excellent analytical skills and critical thinking coupled with a results driven attitude.  

About yourtown

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services for young people, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. We are one of the largest not-for-profit providers of services for young people in Australia with sites across Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. The community with yourtown’s Art Unions funds most of what we do. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

Contact: Tharshi Thavapalan, Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0466 943 401

Closing Date: Thursday 24 June 2021

In line with yourtown's diverse workplace culture, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check. 

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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