IT PMO Lead

Perth, Western Australia, Australia | Full-time

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Tattarang, formerly known as Minderoo Group, is one of Australia’s largest private investment groups and is owned by the Forrest family. Our investment portfolio spans across agri-food, energy, resources, property, hospitality, sport and entertainment. The group is made up of six business divisions: Fiveight, Harvest Road, SFM Marine, Squadron Energy, Wyloo Metals and Z1Z. We believe in investing for growth and pursue opportunities in both the listed and unlisted space with a long-term investment horizon.

Minderoo Foundation is a modern philanthropic organisation. We take on tough, persistent issues with the potential to drive massive change. We incubate ideas and accelerate impact. We push the limits of what is believed possible. Minderoo Foundation is independent, forward thinking and seeks effective, scalable solutions. We are proudly Australian, and one of Asia’s largest philanthropies, with AUD $2 billion committed to a range of global initiatives. Our team comprises over 75 employees across seven locations.

About the role

Based in our iconic offices on the Swan River, this role delivers functional expertise as part of a joint team where business and philanthropy intersect. Reporting to the Head of IT the role is responsible for various methods and practices around provisioning IT into the business, improving the overall PPM maturity across the organization, and tracking and reporting the conformance to plans and expectations of IT-oriented initiatives.

As a PMO Lead your responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitating among the PMO stakeholders and organizational leadership a consensus around the mission and vision of the PMO organization to foster a project-management-oriented culture and mindset.
  • Engaging senior leadership and business partners to define the PMO mission, goals and operating model, and releases this after senior management approval, in the form of the PMO charter.
  • Leads the identification and implementation of project management processes, methods, tools, guidelines and standards in order to establish a stable framework that supports all project teams and stakeholders to improve the probability of successful project delivery.
  • Provide ongoing coaching and mentoring to PMO staff and project managers.
  • Regularly reviews and evaluates opportunities to improve the project management best practices to achieve higher maturity in PPM.
  • Define, manage and direct the needed end-to-end PMO work effort, which includes leveraging best practices and techniques in identifying, quantifying and tracking the realization of expected benefits defined in business cases.

About you

You will have 15 years’ or more of related IT experience along with a bachelor’s degree in business information systems (IS), computer science or related field. Experience with one or more project management methodologies (for example, PMI PMBOK, PRINCE2 and agile) is highly preferred.

You will have experience in program management, plus significant knowledge of project planning tools with evidence of practical application. Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to develop and communicate the PMO vision and inspire and motivate PMO staff.

Deep understanding of current and emerging technologies and how other enterprises are employing them to drive digital business, and how they may be applied to the enterprise to drive digital business.

What’s in it for me? 

  • The opportunity to gain broad exposure to our diverse portfolio of businesses
  • Work for a value led organisation, with outstanding work environment
  • Modern office overlooking the Swan River

If this sounds like you, click apply! We look forward to hearing from you.

Please Note: Applications close on 17/01/2021

Tattarang and Minderoo Foundation embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity. We actively encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, men and women of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, and People with Disability to apply.