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IT Project Manager

The Opportunity

The key to our extraordinary success has been innovation. Successful exploitation of developments in IT technology will ensure our continued success into the future. If you want to be part of our exciting change journey and want to work with a high performing team to deliver this vision for the future then this may be the next role in your exciting career.

About AMS (Administration & Marketing Solutions)

As Australia’s leading Retail Pharmacy group, we are an expanding and fast-moving business; the Group now has over 12,000 employees working in 400 stores and is still growing. Located in Preston,Victoria are brands include: Chemist Warehouse, My Chemist, House of Wellness, My Beauty Spot, ePharmacy, Market Reach and Samples Plus.

Being Australia’s largest pharmacy retailer the last couple of years have seen us expand into New Zealand while still maintaining a 10% growth within Australia. This growth and our results driven culture has created opportunities for our employees to fulfill and create new roles.

About the IT Department

Our IT department is going through an exciting time of change; currently we deliver a holistic range of services to the business with the help of over 70 employees. We are also establishing a new PMO to help manage the delivery of IT projects within AMS. There will be a large number of projects within the portfolio to be delivered and the need for a varied skillset will be key to the successful delivery of these projects.

The Role

We are seeking a Full-Time Project Manager to help us manage a number of key projects within the portfolio, the initial projects are related to IT security and an upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics AX2012. The successful candidate will be required to manage the project but also get involved in producing deliverables and facilitating workshops and other tasks as needed to progress the project.


  • Drive and manage resources, the delivery of the projects from end to end ensuring quality delivery on time
  • Manage and support the project teams to successful delivery
  • Identify, track, monitor and communicate project related risks and issues, scope changes as well as variances and contingencies as required
  • Track and report on progress of projects
  • Develop conceptual & detailed solution designs, testing & migration plans
  • Commission solutions into production, and execute migrations in accordance with agreed plans
  • Oversee training and the operational handover to IT support teams
  • Act as a subject matter expert and support escalation for technologies implemented, while operational teams develop the necessary skills to provide ongoing support
  • Facilitate workshops and interviews with stakeholders to gather and validate requirements


  • Significant experience delivering projects in complex enterprise environments
  • Minimum of 5 years acting in a senior role on projects of a significant size and scale
  • Knowledge and experience with the complexities of migration and transformation in complex environments
  • Very strong communication and engagement skills
  • Strong skills relating to developing and presenting presentations to general staff and senior executives
  • Strong people management skills
  • Broad skill base including Project Management and Business Analysis
  • Experience in designing, building and configuring Microsoft based solutions based on Enterprise Mobility & Security, Office 365 and Exchange Online
  • Project experience designing and deploying Windows 10, OneDrive, SharePoint Online and Office ProPlus

Application Process

  • Please apply by clicking ‘Apply Now’ and ensure all areas of the application are complete.
  • All successful applicants will undergo a National Criminal History Check.
  • Please NOTE: Due to the number of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.
Date Posted
Melbourne, VIC
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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