First listed on: 18 July 2019

Project Manager - Ginninderra Program CBIS

  • Are you experienced in project management and urban design?
  • Be a key contributor to the delivery of Ginninderra program
  • Join CSIRO – Australia’s premier science & technology research organisation

Ginninderra is located in Canberra’s North, and comprises 701 hectares of agricultural land, remnant native woodland and grasslands. It is now proposed that the area, used by CSIRO for over 60 years as a centre for agricultural research, is utilised to achieve a sustainable urban development backed by science and innovation. This role forms part of the Ginninderra Program Team, reporting to the Program Director.

The Project Manager role will be a key contributor in the delivery of the Program.  The Program is being undertaken in a complex environment, with tight timeframes and multiple stakeholders. The role requires the management of various project activities, including working effectively across key stakeholders and contractor groups, in a rapidly changing environment to deliver highly successful project outcomes.

The role will also require input and direction regarding Master planning and urban design, as an important phase of delivery for the Ginninderra Program.

Your duties will include

  • Work within, support and contribute to a high performing multidisciplinary team, to ensure the project team delivers various project elements on time, on budget, and with quality outputs.
  • Lead the successful delivery of multiple deliverables/projects and manage the scoping, design and development of various project elements to ensure achievement of key project deliverables.
  • Assist in the management of a diverse stakeholder/client environment utilising strong relationship, collaboration and influencing skills and experience.
  • Use best-practice methodologies, procedures and tools to maintain records and documentation for program finances, scope, schedule and risk.
  • Provide key input to the Development Control Plan and Master planning elements of the Ginninderra Program.
  • Report project/program progress and issues to the Executive team and other program stakeholders as required.

Location: Black Mountain, ACT
Salary: $113,000 to $132,000 plus up to 15.4% Superannuation 
Tenure: Specified term of 12 months
Reference: 62544
To be successful you will need 
Essential Criteria:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Project Management and/or Planning/Urban Design or a directly related field or significant relevant experience.
  • Extensive experience in the management and delivery of concurrent complex projects, preferably in a scientific environment, in line with organisational standards, policies and business requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience in the effective use of project management tools, systems and strategies.
  • Well-developed understanding of Property Management, the Work Health and Safety Act (2012) and Commonwealth Procurement Rules, including how these functions integrate with capital works activities in a Commonwealth and construction environment.
  • Proven ability to think and act strategically to harness information and leverage on opportunities that are presented.
  • Highly developed stakeholder management skills to build and maintain strong working relationships, and the capability to drive and support change across user groups and the organisation.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in Project Management in respect to building and infrastructure works.
  • Experience and knowledge of urban planning (including inputs to the drafting of development control plans) and master planning, preferably in an ACT context.

Special Requirements:

  • This is a security assessed position. Applicants must be an Australian citizen, with successful candidate either holding or having the ability to obtain a Baseline, Australian Government security clearance.
  • Ability and willingness to undertake regular domestic travel

For details about who to contact and for more information please view Position Description
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Applications Close 
Tuesday, 30 July, 2019

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