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Program Manager

Allen + Clarke Consulting
  • Do you have demonstrated program and project management experience?
  • Are you able to see the big picture while also managing the detail?
  • Do you have desire to innovate and build the capacity of others in a team environment?

We are looking for an experienced program manager to join our growing team of consultants working across a range of different projects and clients. The work will include working on a ground-breaking evaluation project that aims to strengthen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander comprehensive primary health care systems across Australia, delivering program management across our portfolio of work, and supporting the development of internal capability on project management systems.

Allen + Clarke is an Australasian Consultancy Group. We operate across Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific, and Asia. We are well-recognised as a leader in policy development, evaluation and research, business change and governance services: our clients come to us for trusted advice on a wide range of issues.

The opportunity

This is a dynamic and challenging position where you will be working both with our internal teams and for our clients to deliver across a number of projects.

You will have proven ability in program management, project management methodology, experience in stakeholder and community engagement, intellectual acumen, and understanding of strategic objectives and what is required to achieve them. You will work efficiently, bringing a calm head to pressured environments. You will also be confident in networking, creating opportunities and securing new business. As a senior member of the team, you will have an important role in raising internal competency in project management.

Our consultants are flexible, proactive, hard-working, and committed. They care and want to make a difference. They know how to work with pace. They never lose sight of quality. They are good at identifying opportunities, risks and issues and mitigating them to ensure success for our clients.

About you:

We want to hear from you if you can:

  • Design, plan, and implement programs and projects including governance frameworks, schedules, reporting, resource, and quality management systems
  • Demonstrate financial literacy and the ability to manage multiple budgets and projects simultaneously
  • Identify, analyse, document, manage and monitor issues, risks and opportunities that arise
  • Advise on and negotiate priorities, constraints, interdependencies, requirements, methodology options, phases, and decision points
  • Confidently speak with clients, stakeholders, and diverse communities
  • Work on numerous different project areas at once, with a high level of ambiguity
  • Network and create business opportunities and feel comfortable in this space
  • Be comfortable with a varied work schedule of very busy periods of client work, and periods of self-directed business improvement and development
  • Coach and support team members to build their professional skills, and
  • Care and want to make a difference.

We think the best candidates will have 5+ years’ experience in providing program management in public or private sector organisations. A qualification in program or project management is desirable.

This is an ongoing, permanent position based in our Melbourne office with some national travel required.

If you have any questions please contact recruitment@allenandclarke.com.au, using the subject line: Program Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs or Kylie Berg on 0418 901876. A copy of the position description is available on request.

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