• Position Posted: May 14, 2024
  • Project Manager
  • National Blood Authority
  • ACT, Canberra CBD
  • Number of Positions: One (1)

Job Description:Project Manager
Australian CitizenshipRequired
Security Clearance Level Required:Baseline
Length of Contract:12 months
Contract Extension Options:2 x 12 months

Essential Criteria

1. Technical competence

• Demonstrates the right skills and experience, a good understanding of the requirements and works in an agile way.

• Technical competence is also assessed by reviewing the candidates resume against the requirements of the position.

2. Experience

• Demonstrated previous experience in a similar role

• Delivers on intended results and outcomes

3. Capability

• Availability and capacity to undertake the role • Ability to develop and contribute to innovative solutions

• Candidate demonstrates ability to make decisions, involves others as appropriate, demonstrates ability to resolve issues

4. Cultural fit

• How well the candidate will work in the organisation.

• Candidate’s values and behaviour are similar to the organisations.

5. Value for money 


The Project Manager’s responsibilities will include:

  • Deliver one or more projects within the National Blood Authority’s Information and Technology Services (ITS) section.
  • Effectively manage multidisciplinary project teams using Agile project management methodologies (such as PMBOK, Prince2, AgilePM, Scrum, Kanban) to deliver outcomes.
  • Develop or manage the development of typical project artefacts, to ensure successful end to end project delivery.
  • Build relationships with and ensure effective management and engagement with all project stakeholders, utilising both strong influencing and change management skills.
  • Direct and coordinate the development of strategies to evaluate the effectiveness of project outcomes as part of an overall post-implementation review cycle.
  • Prepare and deliver high quality papers, briefs, presentations and correspondence.
  • Effectively manage, guide, mentor and develop team members and appropriately manage associated team workflow and performance. 
  • Work in a collaborative and agile manner as a senior member of a team across the NBA.

Full response will be required by:5 June

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