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IT Project Manager - 15 Month Contract

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Work type: Limited Tenure
Location: Melbourne - CBD & Inner
Categories: IT

David Jones wants to inspire people to lead an extraordinary life. To do this, we've curated the world's leading brands across fashion, beauty and home. This edit makes David Jones a place where people can explore and define their personal style – a destination offering impeccable service and an experience that makes the choice of extraordinary easy.

The Information Technology team is responsible for the delivery of projects that enhance the products and services we offer to our customers. The projects they work on ensure David Jones keeps up with and exceeds our customers’ expectations.

In this 15 month role you will:

  • Prepare accurate project plans for designated IT projects
  • Secure and coordinate project resources, team members and vendors
  • Manage project quality and work closely with the Project Delivery Manager when issues need to be escalated
  • Manage project communication and reporting
  • Determine and control the project schedule; agendas, minutes, actions, key decisions
  • Produce and/or contribute to detailed project proposals that allow an informed project approval decision to be made
  • Support and contribute to PMO methods and processes; including project methodology eg. SDLC
  • Lead with your experience with Application development and integration
  • Strong project management experience
  • Experience presenting to senior leaderships teams
  • Ability to negotiate and influence


We are looking for that little bit extra, so join us if you have:

  • Proven ability to manage and deliver projects to a high level of quality, on time and within budget restraints
  • Detail focussed but understand the big picture and able to communicate this to key business stakeholders
  • Ability to manage and lead a team of resources
  • Ability to report on projects in a clear, accurate and succinct manner
  • Demonstrated ability to work with 3rd party vendors at a management level
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with non-technical resources across other business functions
  • Experience working in an Agile / Waterfall SDLC environment
  • Previous experience working for a Retail business and/ or online payments would be an advantage
  • Industry certified - Project Management Practitioner (PMP) or PRINCE2 desirable

At David Jones we go the extra mile. 

  • We are a trusted iconic brand
  • We are surrounded by a great team and are inspired to make a difference for our customers
  • We take pride in what we do and recognise our employees efforts for the seamless service and extraordinary experience they provide our customers
  • Our Management team care, they take the time to develop and coach
  • Opportunity for permanent ongoing employment
  • Opportunity to influence and make a difference in the Iconic organisation
  • Opportunity to work on projects at other organisations
  • Opportunity to work on different types of projects


If you're looking for an extraordinary career, please begin your application now.

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