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Practice Manager, Project Delivery

Job Level:  Management

Brisbane, QLD, AU, 4000

Due Date:  29/7/22
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Australia
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  9326

Reporting to the Regional Head of Organisational Management you will be a senior leader in the Project Delivery function and work closely with the BA Practice Manager, PMO Manager and other key leaders across our business and our IT Service Provider.



Duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop the Delivery Management Framework in conjunction with the PMO and ensure we are delivering outcomes in a consistent manner across all projects.
  • Act as the subject matter expert (SME) in all of the artefacts involved in delivery management (Waterfall and Agile)
  • As part of your QA activity and developing our capability provide coaching and mentoring to the Project Delivery Practice.
  • Lead a regular forum for Project Managers and Scrum Master to focus on knowledge sharing, improvement opportunities, find synergies and transfer organisation knowledge.
  • Lead the Delivery practice in ensuring dependency management is a core discipline and proactively managed across our delivery portfolio.
  • Lead the embedding of proactive risk management mindset, practices, processes and tools across our delivery portfolio in partnership with the PMO
  • Ensuring we implement consistent and well understood estimating and resource planning methods across delivery.
  • Identify future resource requirements and manage the recruitment of all PMs and SMs



What makes a successful Project Delivery, Practice Manager? 

  • Tertiary qualification in management/project management or substantial work experience in a management role.
  • Significant experience as a Practice Manager
  • Demonstrated background in a senior leadership role of a delivery practice
  • Experience in developing capability in PMs and Scrum Masters
  • Experience leading a team across a diverse business
  • Experience in playing an active role in transitioning delivery teams to an agility based mindset and iterative delivery model
  • Experience in design methodologies such as HCD