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Senior Project Manager - Fixed...

Senior Project Manager - Fixed term to December 2018

  • Job Number:10053977-001
  • Employment Type:Fixed Term Full Time
  • Location:VIC: Melbourne - CBD, ACT: Canberra
  • Opening date:02/02/2017 12:00 AM AEST
  • Closing date:05/03/2017 11:55 PM AEST

Who We Are:

Telstra is Australia's leading telecommunications and information services company employing over 37,000 staff, and is the most well-known brand in the Australian technology and communications industry.

We offer a full range of services and compete in all telecommunications markets throughout Australia, providing more than 9.6 million Australian fixed line and 12.2 million mobile services.

Our Vision:

Adding to Telstra's portfolio of well-known Australian organisations, Telstra has signed a $1.1 billion agreement with Defence for the provision of telecommunications services.

The agreement will enable Defence to transform its existing terrestrial communications technology.

Telstra's will deliver technology that will become the communications backbone of Australian Defence for the next decade and beyond. The agreement represents the largest customer undertaking in Telstra's history and will support military operations at home and abroad.

We are seeking the most talented people to transform the Defence communication network.

Role Context:

As a Senior Project Manager you will have extensive networking and infrastructure project management experience. You will report to the Delivery Program Manager and will apply your significant project management skills and knowledge to deploy the Defence Terrestrial Communications Network (DTCN) managed services to our Customer sites.

The Senior Project Manager will:

  • Develop and execute project plans to transform Defence sites/bases from the legacy network to the new Defence Terrestrial Communications Network on schedule and within budget.
  • Assist the Delivery Program Manager achieve Program outcomes;
  • Comply with established Program and Project governance and procedural frameworks;
  • Interact and work collaboratively with staff and service providers;
  • Build strong and effective relationships with the client;
  • Limited travel throughout Australia and potentially overseas as required; and
  • Maintain a security clearance.

Experience - Essential

  • 10 + years extensive experience in managing large complex ICT projects with a demonstrated record of applying project management techniques and practices.
  • Proven record of taking complete ownership of assigned actions and responsibilities to produce successful results with minimal oversight in challenging circumstances.
  • Track record of developing comprehensive project plans and all associated supporting documents; and managing risk, quality, schedule, and cost trade-offs.

Experience – Desirable

  • Previous experience with managing projects in/for Defence Chief Information Group; and/or experience in planning and delivering complex Defence or Federal Government ICT projects.
  • Experience in successfully developing, leading and managing large cross functional teams, including third parties and contractors, to execute assigned responsibilities.
  • Ex-military personnel with a communications/engineering/project management background will be highly regarded.

Qualifications - Essential

  • Tertiary qualifications in a technical, management, or engineering field, equivalent work experience or professional project management qualifications.
  • A minimum of a BASELINE security clearance, and be willing and eligible to obtain a Negative Vetting 1 security clearance.

Benefits and Career Path:

Working for the most successful Telco Company in Australia also brings with it some great benefits, including: Working with the top IT Specialists in the APAC Region who provide support and mentoring, Substantial discounts on a range of Telstra products (including FOXTEL), Financial benefits such as Telstra Share Options, Great Salary Packaging Options and discounts on various retail, health and fitness and entertainment areas, Excellent work/life balance that allows you to have an excellent divide of personal needs and work commitments and performance bonuses*. Check out our website for more information and testimonials from our Employees.

*Fixed Term Full Time Positions are not eligible for Performance Bonuses but are still eligible for all other features included in our Rewards and Benefits program

We work flexibly at Telstra. Talk to us about how this job could be flexible for you.

Date Posted
Program & Project Management
Melbourne, VIC
Job Type
Full Time, Temporary/Contract
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