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Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3142833
Job Published: June 30, 2020 11:15

Job Description

Leading Non-Profit organisation in Melbourne’s CBD are looking for an experienced Project Manager to assist with a merger integration.

The role
You will be accountable for the creation and delivery of a structured integration strategy, process and implementation plan. You will be required to:
  • Work with cross functional teams (IT, HR, Finance, Operations, Admin) across multiple locations using strong project management skills, tools and techniques to guide people through uncertainty
  • Clarify and create new organisational structures, modifying cultures, integrating systems and assessing and improving operations
  • Consolidation of current products and services
  • Adapt and re-calibrate plans to adjust to an evolving situation
  • Deliver an inclusive milestone plan and manage risk that achieves the objectives of the merger
  • Undertake negotiations and consultation with stakeholders to deliver the operational outcomes as agreed in the merger integration project plan
  • Provide project teams with clear assignments, common formats for their outputs, disciplined timelines, budgets and coordinated meeting schedules, communication mechanisms and review processes 
  • Lead an employee engagement program that provides the change management process to support employees (and in turn residents) to smoothly transition to an integrated organisation
  • Coordinate a review of position descriptions and policies between the organisations
  • Ensure the service is established to meet compliance requirements and adherence to service level and funding agreements from a national perspective, regulatory performance benchmarks, relevant legislative requirements, reporting requirements and budgets.
The Person
With highly developed interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills you will have proven experience at a senior leadership level, ideally within the Community Sector.
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills, influencing and relationship management skills
  • Ability to lead, motivate and mentor people
  • Project management capabilities. PMBOK or Prince2 would be highly regarded
  • Adaptable and ability to adapt quickly to changing requirements and lead others through the process of change
  • Well-developed conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills with strong decision-making ability
  • Well-developed presentation and facilitation skills, including ability to work collaboratively and represent the organisation in a range of external forums and with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in managing stakeholder relationships including those with government, clients, and other relevant networks.

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