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Tasmanian Government

Senior Project Manager (357250)

Department of Justice
Corporate, Strategy & Policy
Office of the CIO

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Tasmanian State Service Award - General Stream Band 7
Salary:$116,758.00 to $122,939.00 per annum
Employment Type: Fixed-term, full-time
Region: Statewide
Location:Hobart or Launceston

We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTIQ+) people.

The Department of Justice supports reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants with disability. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview or recruitment activity, please inform the contact person listed for this vacancy.

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Period of Appointment

This appointment is for a fixed-term period of 3 years

Hours per fortnight

73.50 hours per fortnight - flexible options available. 


  • Plan, design and manage the delivery of assigned projects, using appropriate project management tools and techniques to ensure milestones are achieved and outcomes delivered as planned.
  • Manage the financial, information, human and physical resources of the projects in accordance with Government and Departmental policies, guidelines and directions and ensure that the projects deliver defined and agreed outcomes.
  • Work with stakeholders to successfully transition to a new information technology solution including changes to existing established processes and procedures.  
  • Liaise, consult and communicate at senior management level with other Agencies, program participants and stakeholders.
  • Review and confirm project deliverables to ensure that the requirements of projects are being delivered in a timely and user-friendly manner.
  • Development and maintenance of project related documentation and reports including project briefs, project management plans, project status reports and risk/issues registers.
  • Perform other duties as envisaged by the assigned classification under the relevant industrial award or agreement and in accordance with the skills, competence and training of the occupant.

Essential Requirements

  • Vaccinated against COVID-19, or granted an exemption by the Head of Agency.  Please see the Statement of Duties for further information or call the contact person with any questions.

Pre-employment Checks

The Head of State Service has determined that the person nominated for this vacancy is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer.

The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Pre-employment checks

• Arson and fire setting
• Violent crimes and crimes against the person
• Sex-related offences
• Drug and alcohol related offences
• Crimes involving dishonesty
• Crimes involving deception
• Making false declarations
• Malicious damage and destruction to property
• Serious traffic offences
• Crimes against public order or relating to the Administration of Law and Justice
• Crimes against Executive or the Legislative Power
• Crimes involving Conspiracy

2. Disciplinary action in previous employment.

3. Identification check.

Desirable Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary or industry recognised qualifications and expertise in Project Management.
  • Certification or experience in Agile development practices.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Download File Statement of Duties (357250) Senior Project Manager.docx

Download File Statement of Duties (357250) Senior Project Manager.pdf

Download File About the Department of Justice (Office of the Chief Information Officer).DOCX

Download File About the Department of Justice (Office of the Chief Information Officer).pdf

Download File Information for Applicants (DOJ) Short Form Application.docx

Download File Information for Applicants (DOJ) Short Form Application.pdf

Download File FAQs Short Form Application.docx

Download File FAQs Short Form Application.pdf

How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.  We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

Please note if you submit the details of your referees with your application the Selection Panel may contact them without notifying you.

Please apply online by clicking the blue 'Apply Now' button.

Refer to the 'Information for Applicants (DOJ)' document for further information.  Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact the Department of Justice Recruitment Team on (03) 6165 4946.

For more information

Andrew Smith
Program Director Justice Connect 
Phone: 0409 860 819

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