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February

Senior Advisor – Project Management Office (Pmo) – Parliament Of Nsw – Sydney

ParliamentNSW - Sydney, NSW

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Ongoing Full time
  • $111,077 - $122,404 per annum (Clerk Grade 9/10), plus employers contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading
  • NSW Parliament, Sydney CBD

About us
The Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) is a specialist service department working to support the operation of the Parliament of NSW 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 will consider requests to undertake the work on a flexible part-time or job-share basis.

To get a feeling of what it’s like to work at the Parliament of NSW, watch our video, 'The People's House'.

About the position
Senior Advisor - Project Management Office (PMO) provides coordination to guide the successful delivery of programs and projects through the provision of strategic and operational support, including operational reporting, risk and issue tracking, quality control and post project benefits tracking and reporting. The Senior Advisor will also be responsible for providing guidance and support to project managers in each program area to effectively position project outcomes and drive project capability across the organization. The Parliament of NSW received a significant investment that has set into course a record volume of project delivery in the areas of digital transformation and capital delivery which will reshape and drive benefits realization over the next four years. 

About you
You are highly collaborative with exceptional communication skills who’s focus is to maintain partnerships with a diverse range of internal teams, to identify and resolve issues for the delivery of project outcomes and provide advice to senior management. You are an expert with managing accurate and regular financial and project status reporting of Parliaments capital projects and can provide advice to the Executive and Senior Management teams. It is most preferred that you are proficient with Smartsheet for managing digital and capital programs and can deploy project management capability training across the organisation. You’re expertise with coordinating capital business cases and treasury submissions will be highly valued and your ability to generate improvements to the standards of practice, including core project management needs is preferred. 

How to apply
To apply for this position please attach to your application:

  • Your up-to-date resume (maximum five pages) which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this position, and
  • Your response (maximum two pages) 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. Please provide an example of how do you deal with conflicting priorities and conflicting stakeholder concerns and what were the steps you had taken to find a solution or approach? 
  2. How do you maintain and ensure teams have capability when using a project management tool?

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 http://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/

Job Reference: 000085BO

CLOSING DATE: Monday, 15 February 2021 (11.59pm)