Senior Project Manager (6 month contract)


We are looking for a Senior Project Manager with experience in technology, digital and retail systems to work on an exciting digital transformation program of work with a local Melbourne success story & powerhouse retailer (and who doesn’t love a local success story!?). You will be joining them at a super exciting time as they deliver new digital Omnichannel solutions for their customers. 

You will be comfortable leading a project team through the end-to-end of the project lifecycle, taking an idea from conception, through design & into build, test & implementation. You will lead an internal team to work with external vendors so that business requirements are captured clearly & a gap analysis is done with the vendor product.  

The role:

As the Senior Project Manager you will be responsible for managing a team to deliver digital initiatives which introduce new functionality for their customers.  You will thrive on the accountability offered to work closely with key stakeholders to ensure the solution delivered is fit for purpose & caters to the agreed business requirements & scope, while falling within agreed budgetary boundaries.  You will be responsible for planning & achieving project milestones & ensuring that the change is landed successfully into the recipient business units. 

You will be treated as a senior part of the team and expected to bring your considerable experience to the role in order to support the aims of the overarching program.

Your experience:

  • Experience in delivering digital Omnichannel solutions for customers
  • Experience with ecommerce functions & dependent impacts for a retail business
  • Retail systems domain experience 
  • Broad experience in a variety of delivery methodologies, including waterfall and agile that aligns to the SDLC methodology
  • Experience in building relationships with key stakeholders to communicate with clarity & for a non-technical audience
  • Experience of leading projects through the project lifecycle – including requirements gathering, gap analysis, design, build &  testing.
  • A solid understanding of: detailed design stages, project cost control, risk & Issues capturing & mitigation
  • Ability to develop clear & detailed project plans & to track the project status across key milestones within that plan
  • Effectively communicate specific project expectations to project team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion

Your core skills:

  • Strong knowledge of best practice, with a focus on continual improvement where best effort is in place
  • Ability to manage and present to multiple stakeholders, both technical and non-technical
  • Adept at delivering to time & quality
  • Taking ownership of project deliverables
  • Leading with passion, drive & empathy
  • Outstanding organizational and planning skills with ability to multitask effectively, manage timelines & meet deadlines
  • Ability to work both autonomously & collaboratively 
  • Ability & flexibility to succeed in an entrepreneurial, fast paced, and complex environment.
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Hands on approach

Next steps:

Why hello there!

Hope you’re all doing well in these interesting times we find ourselves in, hey Melbourne? Please send through your application with an intro about who you are, alongside your CV, and I’ll be in touch :-).

Kushla Egan

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