Job details

Location
Burwood
Salary
AU$800 - AU$900 per day
Job Type
Contract
Ref
37758_1654231155
Contact
Harvey McIntosh
Contact email
Email Harvey
Contact phone
0484 382 312
Posted
25 days ago

Job details

Location
Burwood
Salary
AU$800 - AU$900 per day
Job Type
Contract
Ref
37758_1654231155
Contact
Harvey McIntosh
Contact email
Email Harvey
Contact phone
0484 382 312
Posted
25 days ago

Our client Transport for NSW are seeking an experienced Manager Portfolio Assurance to work across project, program and portfolio governance across all IT projects and programs. In this role you will manage the portfolio quality assurance and deliver key activities to support efficient and effective business operations. The successful candidate will be able to operate with a high level of autonomy and will be expected to determine key operational objectives within the limits of delegated authority.

Role Title: Manager Portfolio Assurance

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: 6 months - with a chance of extension

Pay: $800 - $900 +super p.d

Location: Burwood/WFH Hybrid

Description

Key accountabilities:

  • Ensure governance alignment for all portfolios, provide monitoring and escalation paths for program related issues or risks to ensure resolution of issues and adherence to project management and governance requirements.
  • Oversee the performance of high risk high profile projects to ensure project delivery is within approved funding, milestones and project parameters as defined in the business case.
  • Conduct due diligence on project submissions including reviewing business case information such as project estimates, schedules, delivery approach, financials and resource plans to ensure projects are realistic and can achieve required objectives and ensure consistency, alignment and transparency with project status, reporting and governance guidelines.
  • Conduct and manage internal health checks and post project implementation reviews and manage regular review meetings with projects and programs to discuss and challenge project health, uncover issues and recommend an appropriate course of action, capturing lesson's learnt from the project.
  • Validate and provide quality portfolio assurance and feedback on reported information including progress updates, achievements, program health including time, cost and quality requirements, risks and issues.
  • Provide regular reporting to key stakeholders and the executive to ensure key program level information is communicated promptly and facilitates high level decision making.
  • Provide high level advice to projects on appropriate project/program structure including frameworks and tools, governance structure, technical governance requirements and project infrastructure.
  • Demonstrate the behaviours to deliver organisational outcomes for our customers, our people and communities for the greater good.

Key challenges:

  • Identifying program risks, issues and areas of non-compliance proactively and influencing and supporting the business to meet governance and project requirements.
  • Balancing competing demands and stakeholder requirements effectively to ensure key deliverables are met within the required timeframes.
  • Motivating and driving staff to drive high quality project outcomes that meet project and governance requirements.

About you:

  • Excellent problem solving, data analysis and highly developed communication and writing skills.
  • End to end Assurance experience
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and present research and data in a clear and concise manner to a range of key audience groups.
  • Government experience is desirable.

Candidates must be based in The Greater Sydney Area.

Candidates must be vaccinated against Covid-19.

If you feel this opportunity matches your skills and previous experience, please apply with your CV.