it project manager (applications) - cbd in sydney cbd

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job details

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location
sydney cbd, new south wales
job category
IT & ICT
job type
permanent
reference number
90M0347695_1526622433
phone
0282 353 353
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job description

One of the largest private education groups globally based in the Sydney CBD requires a IT (Applications) Project Manager to join their organisation in a 6 month fixed term position.

As the IT Project Manager - Operations role are management of IT Operational Budgets, IT hardware & software procurement and line management of an IT Administrative Assistant. In addition the IT Project Manager – Operations is required to provide Project Management capability for strategic projects including major software and hardware rollouts and campus expansion, consolidation and migration projects.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Day to day management of IT Operational Budgets, actuals and forecast
  • Identifying budgetary efficiencies and allocating budgetary resources to achieve company objectives.
  • Managing contract negotiations for new or renewed software and hardware.
  • Define, document and manage equipment request, procurement and receipt processes to ensure business needs are met in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Liaising with Senior IT Managers to ensure budgetary resources are accurately managed and forecasted.
  • Building and maintain relationships with 3rd party suppliers and vendors.
  • Define, document and manage team Induction process relying on Senior IT Managers to execute.
  • Recruitment and performance management of assigned staff.
  • Providing Project Management capability for strategic projects including major software and hardware rollouts and ensuring these are adequately resourced.
  • Providing estimates for and coordinating campus expansion, consolidation and migration projects
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables in collaboration with executive and stakeholders
  • Provide well-researched solution options and a supported recommendation in line with the corporate strategy in the Business Case
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
  • Identifying, managing and escalating risks and issues
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones and track the tasks/deliverables
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential issues and devise contingency plans
  • Provide standard and timely communications to project stakeholders and team members

Requirements:

  • Technology related degree
  • ITIL Certification viewed favorably
  • Other IT industry certifications viewed favourably (MCSE etc.)
  • Knowledgeable across a wide range of “front office” business technologies.
  • Specifics include Microsoft Windows environments (both server and desktop), Mac OS X, MS Office, imaging packages, anti-virus solutions, audio visual solutions
  • Exposure to Salesforce, Google Apps, considered favourably.
  • Strong experience across a wide portfolio of end user and business management technologies
  • Excellent business process analysis capability. Ability to define, articulate and govern IT support processes and procedures
  • A minimum of 3 years management or team leader experience and 5 years IT service desk experience
  • Deep understanding of both the technical and customer service aspects of the role
  • Experience working within ambiguous, fast moving, “start-up” environments

If this sounds like a role you would be interested in please hit apply below or contact Benjamin Cary on 02 8235 3353 for further information.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

skills

IT Project Manager (Applications)

qualification

Specifics include Microsoft Windows environments (both server and desktop), Mac OS X, MS Office, imaging packages, anti-virus solutions, audio visual solutions
Exposure to Salesforce, Google Apps, con

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree