About the team
The department currently has two granting platforms in operation - the Strategic Grants Management System (SGMS) and the new Programs Module. The Programs Delivery Capability section is responsible for ensuring the successful technical implementation of programs is achieved onto one of these platforms. This involves system setup, integration and technical development of the program. The department is looking for a motivated individual to fill the role of a Delivery Manager within this section to manage the successful delivery of its programs.
Our ideal candidate
The Delivery Manager role will have you working in a fast paced environment that will allow you to work across both of the department's granting platforms. The successful applicant will have had previous experience in a Delivery Manager or Project Manager role. As a Delivery Manager, you will lead a small multi-disciplinary team working with stakeholders across multiple divisions and departments.
The successful applicant must be able to work to tight deadlines, have excellent stakeholder management skills and be experienced in Agile delivery. Previous experience working in a grants and service delivery space would be desirable.
What you will do
Reporting to the Section Manager, Program Delivery Capability, you will join a highly motivated team delivering grant programs and services.
Primary responsibilities of the role include:
- assisting the manager to maintain and continuously improve granting processes for the Business Services Branch
- successfully managing the delivery of programs and services on the department's granting platforms
- providing strong governance and transparency regarding team activities, including reporting to governance groups
- proactively manage issues and risks, identifying mitigation strategies to assist in ensuring successful delivery
- working collaboratively with key Agile roles; including Product Owner, vendors and stakeholders to ensure project outcomes are delivered
- working collaboratively with other Delivery Managers within the organisation to ensure alignment of delivery and knowledge sharing
- leading and motivating teams to transform work practices in an Agile context.
To be eligible for employment in the APS and the department, applicants must be Australian Citizens.
This position requires a Baseline security clearance. The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a clearance at this level.
This recruitment process is being used to fill a current ongoing Executive Level 1 Delivery Manager position. A merit pool may be established to fill future ongoing and non-ongoing Executive Level 1 vacancies should they become available within 12 months from the date advertised. Non-ongoing opportunities may be offered for an initial period of up to 18 months with the possibility of extension (maximum 3 years).
RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see: http://www.apsc.gov.au/priorities/disability/recruitability.
How to apply
You are required to complete your application online. Aligning your responses with the above job description, provide:
- an explanation of how your skills, knowledge and experience will be relevant to this role (limit your response to between 300 and 500 words)
- tell us about three (3) professional achievements within the last 5 years that you are proud of (limit your total response to between 300 and 500 words)
You are also required to provide your current CV with your application. (CVs must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format)
For more information regarding this opportunity, please contact Pravin Bhatia via email@example.com or 02 6213 7309.
Learn more about the department
The department’s Enterprise Agreement and policies provide for a flexible working environment to assist staff balance their work and home life. Staff and managers work together to balance the operating needs of the work unit with the needs of the individual. Options may include part time working arrangements, working from home or other arrangements as agreed by all parties.
The department is committed to a workplace culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, promotes diversity, embraces the unique skills and qualities of all our employees and is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining people with disability.
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