Senior Project Manager (356551)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jun 4, 2024
Technology Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people living with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, mature age workers and LGBTIQA+ people.

The Department of Justice supports reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants with disability. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview or recruitment activity, please inform the contact listed at the end of this vacancy.

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Hours per fortnight

73.50 hours per fortnight - flexible options available.


  1. Plan, design and manage the delivery of assigned programs and projects, using appropriate management tools and techniques to ensure milestones are achieved and outcomes delivered as planned in a timely and user-friendly manner.
  2. Manage the financial, information, human and physical resources of the projects in accordance with Government and Departmental policies, guidelines, and directions.
  3. Work with stakeholders to successfully transition to new Information Technology (IT) based solutions including changes to existing established processes and procedures.
  4. Liaise, consult, and communicate at senior management level, representing the Project Management Branch (PMB) with other Agencies, program participants and stakeholders.
  5. Undertake development and maintenance of project related documentation and reports including project briefs, project management plans, project status reports and risk/issues registers.
  6. As a senior member of the PMB, contribute to the development of frameworks and best-practice processes and provide guidance regarding implementation to other staff.
  7. Perform other duties as envisaged by the assigned classification under the relevant industrial award or agreement and in accordance with the skills, competence, and training of the occupant.

Pre-employment Checks

The Head of State Service has determined that the person nominated for this vacancy is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer.

The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Pre-employment checks

• Arson and fire setting
• Violent crimes and crimes against the person
• Sex-related offences
• Drug and alcohol related offences
• Crimes involving dishonesty
• Crimes involving deception
• Making false declarations
• Malicious damage and destruction to property
• Serious traffic offences
• Crimes against public order or relating to the Administration of Law and Justice
• Crimes against Executive or the Legislative Power
• Crimes involving Conspiracy

2. Disciplinary action in previous employment.

3. Identification check.

Desirable Requirements

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

(image) Statement of Duties - Senior Project Manager (356551) May 2024.docx

(image) Statement of Duties - Senior Project Manager (356551) May 2024.pdf

(image) About the Department of Justice (Office of the Chief Information Officer).DOCX

(image) About the Department of Justice (Office of the Chief Information Officer).pdf

(image) Information for Applicants (DOJ).doc

(image) Information for Applicants (DOJ).pdf

How to apply

To apply, please click the 'Apply now' button and provide a Long Form Application which is a covering letter, resume and a separate statement addressing each selection criteria. Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Please note if you submit the details of your referees with your application the Selection Panel may contact them without notifying you.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact the Department of Justice Recruitment Team on (03) 6165 4946.

For more information

Brendan Charles
Director Project Management Branch
Phone: 0419 357 954

Reasonable Adjustment Queries

Organisational Development and Design Team
(03) 6165 7603