Project Delivery Officer/Project Manager



PROJECT DELIVERY OFFICER/PROJECT MANAGER About Hilltops Council and the South West Slopes Hilltops Council was established on May 12, 2016 and includes the former councils of Boorowa, Harden and Young. Supporting over 20,000 people, Council's highest priority is to ensure continued and consistent delivery of the many local services valued by these communities. Hilltops Council is located within the South West Slopes region of NSW which runs from the lower inland slopes of the Great Dividing Range extending from north of Cowra through southern NSW into western Victoria.

This is a beautiful part of NSW with wineries, vineyards, cherry orchards and gourmet food shops just some of the local attractions that draw tourists to the region each year. Located between one and a half and two hours from Canberra, Hilltops offers a great country lifestyle, just a hop, skip and a jump from the city. Primary purpose of the position The project delivery officer/project manager is tasked with the development, monitoring and implementation of Council’s project and contract management systems and frameworks, ensuring efficient, consistent and successful delivery of projects across the organisation.

Furthermore, the role will involve managing a combination of internal and external resources where necessary. Key accountabilities Within their areas of responsibility, listed below, this role is required to: Develop and adapt project and contract management systems and practices ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of projects being completed by the project delivery team; Deliver a diverse range of projects in accordance with Council’s Annual Operational Plans and Delivery Programs; Ensure the project delivery team completes the agreed projects within agreed parameters; Work collaboratively with the Executive team and Managers to achieve desired assigned project outcomes; Foster and lead a culture of continuous improvement within the Project Delivery team, Infrastructure Services and Council-wide; Lead and implement a customer-focused approach to the delivery of projects within the project delivery team; Provide guidance to the Manager Major Projects on projects that should be considered in future programs; Create positive relationships between Council and community stakeholders through active engagement and communication when delivering projects; Facilitate a culture of continuous improvement, collaboration and exceptional customer service; Undertake other duties as directed within the skills and abilities of a position at this level. Essential criteria: Extensive project and contract management experience on a diverse range of projects involving internal and external stakeholders; Demonstrated ability to deliver complex multi-disciplinary projects that achieve broadreaching positive community outcomes; High-level experience (minimum 3 years) and understanding in planning for delivery of services to the community; Proven ability to motivate, coach.

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14 Nov 2019


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