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Portfolio Management Office Establishment Lead - Darwin

Organisation Name NGO Recruitment
Location Darwin
Date Posted 2020-08-25
Job Type Contract or Temp
Job Number 585597
  • 6 month executive contract with potential for continuance
  • Change management piece establishing a project management function
  • Suit broad project & portfolio management experience in a health related sector


The Organisation
Our client is a well-respected not-for-profit organisation offering workforce support and new programs and services within the Northern Territory health sector.
Due to recent organisational change, they are looking for an experienced project/portfolio manager to lead the establishment of a Portfolio Management Office (PMO) to assist with the delivery of the organisation’s strategic objectives and goals.

Benefits & Culture
  • Competitive salary + superannuation + generous salary packaging
  • Initial 6 month contract
  • 6 weeks annual leave and additional paid leave over Christmas/New Year

The Role
This position will work across the organisation to develop a portfolio management framework and project delivery capacity and ensure a consistent application of project management methodologies, governance and monitoring processes.
Duties will include:-
  • Implementation of the PMO framework including governance and risk
  • Development of a central projects register for the organisation
  • Implementing ongoing project monitoring and review frameworks
  • Developing a resource capacity plan and resource forecasting tools
  • High level stakeholder engagement including training and coaching of staff

Skills Required
You will be an engaging, professional project / portfolio manager ideally with experience in a health, medical or health research sector. You have proven change management experience, experience in risk and issue management, and ability to engage a range of stakeholders and work confidently with senior colleagues and clients. The preferred candidate for this role will have had previous exposure to the not for profit sector.

If you are available to undertake a contract role in the not for profit sector, based in Darwin, please click apply to submit your resume and cover letter, responding to the skills required.  Alternatively, please call Louise Furlong on 07 5530 8066 to discuss.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.