Program Manager – Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

By iSportconnect | September 20, 2016

Location: Queensland, medstore Australia

Closing Date: 8th October


The role of Program Manager is responsible for developing and implementing rigorous program management control and disciplines across the corporation, including strong issue, risk and assumption management. In consultation with relevant external partners, technical staff, and specialist contractors; this role will implement and manage best practices for the program including developing a culture of high performance and delivery of high quality yet efficient program outcomes. 

The role

– Specific responsibilities will include:

  • – Ensure that high quality project and program management practices are applied across GOLDOC by partnering with and mentoring Functional Area teams and assisting in the development of robust programs and risk/issue/assumption processes.
  • – Implement and facilitate the GOLODC project governance framework and project management methodology standards and processes through partnership with the Functional Area teams.
  • – Deliver program reporting and communications both internal and external as required; monitor inputs from projects for accuracy and relevance, review/identify/escalate issues, risks and assumptions.
  • – Provide timely advice and insight to the Manager Program and Risk Management and a portfolio of senior stakeholders across the organisation through data gathering, modelling and analysis to identify exceptions and recommended resolutions.
  • – Monitor and drive compliance of projects to agreed project management methods and processes; facilitating and executing quality reviews and project health checks as required. Ensure that program management integration occurs with aligned Games functions being delivered by GOLDOC and other Games delivery partners.
  • – Delivery oversight – monitoring program alignment, integration and performance. Assist in validating the integrity, coherence and alignment of projects across the program.
  • – Support and assist the knowledge transfer process (TOK).
  • – Assist Project Managers in creating schedules for projects. Monitor schedules to determine impact on the program, and help formulate actions to correct scheduling problems

About you

The successful candidate will have 5 – 10 years demonstrated experience in applying project management processes and a flexible approach in adapting practices to suit the environment as required. You will have Leadership experience in multi-disciplinary teams including team management, allocation of tasks and monitoring of outputs. Further, you will have extensive experience in the development, implementation and ongoing monitoring of governance, project management processes and methodologies.

In return, you will be given the opportunity to work within a highly dynamic environment. GREAT features daily in our organisation where the values of thinking Globally and Respecting each other and our unique abilities underpin daily activity. Where we deliver Excellence in all we do, remaining Accountable at all times and where Trust for each other ensures we work in a collaborative environment that drives team unity, passion, energy and a commitment to deliver a great Commonwealth Games in 2018.

How to Apply

Click HERE to apply