Project Manager | Data Analytics Platform Implementation | Geelong

Job details

Location: VIC - Melbourne
Reference: Ad-46495
Posted: about 1 year ago

Job description

  • Experience implementing Data Analytics platforms is essential 

  • Must have strong vendor engagement capabilities in complex environments 

  • Must be able to work in complex PMO environments 

  • $760 + Super per day 

  • Great location in the heart of Geelong 

  • 6-month contract with likely extension 


This is a fantastic opportunity for any Geelong-based Project Managers who have implemented Data platforms in the past to be part of a new cutting edge technology program as part of the organisation’s wide-sweeping transform program.   

We are searching for an experienced Project Manager who has had in-depth experience implementing major Data Analytics foundation platforms. In this role you will work as part of a dynamic and agile team revolutionalising the way the organisation  utilises data moving forward to make more data-driven decisions.   


About the role: 

  • Work as part of an agile project team to implement the data analytics foundation platform.   

  • As part of the small project team, you will be required to work in an interdependent way – communication and status reporting will be key.   

  • Take a lead role in liaising with vendors to derive the most out of those relationship, demonstrating your experience in dealing with matters of procurement.   

  • Manage these vendors in order to negotiate, influence and manage to statements of work.   

  • Work as part of a complex established PMO, adhering to established project frameworks and methodologies.   

  • Open channels of communication and engage with senior non-technical stakeholders within the organisation.   

  • Apply principles of Change and Release management procedures.   


Required Skills & Experience: 

  • Experience implementing Data Analytics platforms is essential. 

  • Exceptional vendor management capabilities to manage multiple vendors concurrently. 

  • Over 7 years demonstrated project experience delivering complex solutions in an agile environment.   

  • A proven track record in working on transformation projects as part of a PMO with a high degree of complexity.  

  • In-depth understanding of Data Infrastructure on Cloud platforms.  

  • In-depth understanding of Data and integrating third-party data to drive business insights and outcomes. 

  • Previous exposure to Databricks as well as Power BI will be a major advantage.    

  • Understanding of procurement processes and specifications for sensitive data.  

  • You are not afraid to “get your hands dirty”. 

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills to liaise with both internal and external stakeholders.   

  • Capable to work across various project methodologies with flavours of both Waterfall and Agile.  

  • Relevant Project Management qualifications.  



  • Initial 6-month contract on offer with high likelihood of rolling extensions for ongoing work.  

  • Work with cutting edge data technologies.   

  • Ideal for any strong PM based in Geelong or Melbourne’s Western Suburbs. 


This role is suited for a highly capable Project Manager, ideally based in Melbourne’s Western Suburbs or Geelong, who is looking for a challenging role focused on business engagement, vendor management, and implementing complex data platforms to drive transformation.   

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to work as part of an agile team, and feel like your experience is a good fit for the role please click APPLY or contact Christian on   

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