Project Manager, Finance (Project Management Office) (INFO.60)

Wednesday 6 January, 2021


  • Play a key integral role in the Information Technology Team and deliver real impact and benefit for the organisation
  • Full time, fixed term position for 12 months – St Kilda Road, Melbourne

About your environment

Since our establishment in 1936, Cancer Council Victoria has developed an international reputation for our innovative work in cancer research, prevention and support. As an independent, not-for-profit organisation, we play a leading role in reducing the impact of all cancers on all people.

Information Technology (IT) is part of the Corporate Services Division.  This Division provides a range of business services to Cancer Council.  The IT team manages and provides strategy, project management, technical support and services for information and communication technologies to all Cancer Council divisions. The IT team plans technology change initiatives in line with organisational technology strategy.  As a department, it develops software platforms, supports and enhances software solutions, maintains information technology security, delivers programs of work, implements and maintains the infrastructure of computing, telephony and communication hardware, software and network components, and assists divisions throughout CCV to realise their strategic business objectives.

About your opportunity

We are seeking a Project Manager to join the Corporate Services Division. Reporting to the Manager of the Project Management Office your role is to:

  • Work in partnership with stakeholders to project manage the delivery of Phase 2 of a Financial Management System.
  • Act in a supportive capacity to the Manager, Project Management Office on ensuring business continuity whilst exercising and delivering complex technological projects.

This is a key position within Information Technology and therefore it is imperative that communication, organisational change management and vendor relationship management are core skills that are demonstrated at every engagement opportunity.

All about you

We are looking for someone with:

  • Tertiary qualifications in accounting, business, technology or a related discipline.
  • Prince 2 Practitioner and/or Scrum Master.
  • Extensive experience leading finance transformation and systems management initiatives as well as broader project management experience.
  • Extensive leadership experience and a track record of driving a high performing team.
  • Strong communication skills with a proven ability to influence people at all levels.

What we can offer you

To apply and for more info

To apply for this opportunity, download a Position Description and forward your Resume and Cover to Ensure that your cover letter addresses the Key Selection Criteria detailed within the Position Description. For more information contact David Larsen on (03) 9514 6662.

Cancer Council will only make contact with applicants that are shortlisted for interview. We are also unable to respond to recruitment agency enquiries.

All offers of employment will be made subject to satisfactory completion of employment checks including evidence of right to work in Australia, and a National Police Check

Applications close Friday, 29 January 2021.

Cancer Council Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cancer Council Victoria is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, all applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Cancer Council Victoria has a strong commitment to the safety, wellbeing and protection of children and youth. We therefore have robust screening procedures for people who are expected to have contact with children in their roles. This will include criminal record check, Working with Children Check and referee checks.