Project Manager, DRUP2

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG6.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/EMV504_2024A
Closing Date: 28-Apr-2024
Salary Range: $152,773 - $174,869
Job Duration: 2 years
Attachments: Position Description - EMV504 - Project Manager DRUP2.docx (Word, 543KB)


Contact: Frank La Torre on 0428 630 535
Frank.LaTorre@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Make a difference helping to equip emergency services with state-of-the-art technology
  • Join a high performing team in a challenging and engaging role - Full-time, 2 years Fixed Term 
  • VPS 6: $152,773 - $174,869 plus superannuation

DJCS Emergency Management has a unique opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic technical project manager to take on a key role within its EM Technology business unit.

Working in a highly skilled project management team, the Project Manager, DRUP2 (Digital Radio Upgrade Program Stage 2) is primarily responsible for leading, managing and delivering key aspects of this vital program which will provide the emergency services with improved radio communications capability. DRUP2 will procure and deploy new radio terminals, mobile applications, vehicle communication solutions, radio network uplifts and service improvements to emergency service organisations as well as uplift existing service provider communication contracts beyond their current services term. This role will require someone with exceptional skills and experience across the full project management life-cycle, particularly in large scale technology projects with experience managing technology-based service providers/vendors.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Lead, manage and deliver projects within the State's DRUP2 and other technology initiatives as directed by the Program Manager.
  • Manage service providers/vendors, including managing the review and approval of service provider/vendor project and technical deliverables.
  • Manage program control groups, including development and presentation of material.
  • Manage program registers, plans, schedules and delivery compliance.
  • Develop, maintain and monitor the status of all project artefacts (project registers, project plans, negotiation plans, probity plans etc).
  • Maintain high quality communication with key stakeholders. Ensure stakeholders are engaged and aware of any upcoming scheduled activities related to the planning, negotiation, design, testing, acceptance and deployment of new radio terminals, new technologies and supporting networks.
  • Direct, liaise and negotiate with stakeholders (emergency service organisations, State advisors, State service providers/vendors, other State Government Departments) as required to ensure assigned tasks are completed and issues resolved.

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • Demonstrated ‘hands on' experience in managing and delivering the implementation of large-scale technology projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing service providers/vendors and government stakeholders for the delivery of multi-million communication technology (hardware, software, networks) and related program/project and technical artefacts, including managing the review and approval of service provider/vendor project and technical deliverables.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project/program delivery including financial and status reporting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project/program delivery including financial and status reporting as well as proficiency in using Microsoft Teams, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Project and Microsoft 365.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of emergency operational communications and/or radio communications (will be highly regarded).

 

 To learn more about this role before applying, please read the attached position description. 

For further information about this role, please contact Frank La Torre at Frank.LaTorre@justice.vic.gov.au, 0428 630 535.

 How to apply: 

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

FOR INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:

For all VPS employees, due to the new JSE policy, please apply through the JSE only to be considered for this position.

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

  • For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.
  • For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round.

CHILD SAFE STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT:

The Department of Justice and Community Safety is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. We seek to prevent harm of any kind impacting children and young people and have zero tolerance for racism, child abuse and inequality. Children and young people's rights, relationships, identity, and culture must be recognised and respected, their voices heard, and their concerns acted upon. We aim to foster a culturally safe, child safe and child friendly environment for all children and young people we have contact with, deliver services to, or are impacted by our work.


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