• Competitive
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Macquarie Group
  • 20 Aug 17

Project Manager - Platforms Technology

Project Manager - Platforms Technology

About Us

The Corporate Operations Group (COG) brings together specialist support services including workplace, human resources, market operations and technology. COG's purpose is to drive operational excellence through business-aligned services with a focus on quality, cost and risk. COG comprises the following divisions: Business Improvement and Strategy, Business Services, Human Resources, Market Operations, and Technology.

About the Role

This role reports to PM Lead within the Macquarie Corporate Operations Group's Infrastructure, Platforms division. In this split, you will utilise your Project Management experience to not only be accountable for initiatives in Platforms Technology to be delivered within scope, on time and within budget whilst ensuring quality objectives are achieved, but also to provide a general Service Manager capability to support Platform Service Owners for other significant BAU initiatives.

In this role you will be required to:
  • Work with key stakeholders within COG to drive delivery of projects in line with Technology's strategic roadmap.
  • work with key stakeholders within COG to drive delivery of projects in line with Technology's strategic roadmap.
  • collaborate with teams within COG to ensure that appropriate frameworks, methodologies, processes and tools are used to achieve successful project delivery.
  • ensure that all required participants understand and are committed to their roles and delivery according to plan.
  • ensure strong communication channels are established and maintained for all participants in the project.
  • manage project budgets, scope & schedules, identify resource requirements, engage resourcing and track resource plans.
  • identify and manage project inter-dependencies, risks, issues, financials, and benefits realisation.
  • ensure quality standards and a high level of professionalism is maintained at all times whilst ensuring adherence to process and responsibilities as outlined in the project management methodology.
  • manage multiple projects/initiatives of different complexity and budget in parallel.
  • ensure Clarity (PPM tool) is maintained as the project source of truth.
  • actively participate in the roll of out central initiatives including tracking and reporting.

About You

Key Skills required for this role include:
  • project Management: Ability to holistically manage a set of complex technology projects incorporating; storage solutions, cloud, data and server migrations, application implementation and infrastructure integration, whilst also driving a structured and robust process
  • budget Management: Manage budgets for multiple projects and initiatives
  • communication: Effective communication with project stakeholders at Director levels including steering groups.
  • stakeholder Engagement: Ability to engage and manage relationships with all levels of stakeholders across the organisation, and work with SMEs on detail.

You will also have:
  • experience in the banking or financial services industry.
  • complex problem solving skills and a broad understanding of technology and infrastructure.
  • strong presentation, communication and people management skills.
  • outcome focused with a strong sense of accountability and relationship management behaviours.
  • project management experience delivering technology projects.
  • project Management Certification (PRINCE II, PMP, Agile or otherwise) and be an outcome focussed self-starter.
  • experience in vendor management.
  • experience with internationally distributed delivery teams (preferable).

This is a great opportunity to be involved in supporting multiple IT projects within a dynamic and fast paced environment. If you thrive in an environment of change, have an outcome driven focus and a self-starter attitude then please apply.

If this sounds like you, please apply via the following link with cover letter, and CV. Alternatively to find out more about the position at www.macquarie.com/careers or contact Nicky Bell on 02 8232 1052 for a confidential discussion.

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Advertised: 28 Jul 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time
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