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Program Management Office Specialist

  • LocationParramatta, NSW 2150
  • Work TypeAny Employment
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 10 days
    Published on 17 Jan 2022
  • Job no: JGNJ3
  • Category: People & Culture

Program Management Office Specialist

  • Provide Portfolio Office Management support for enterprise transformation programs
  • Projects and programs that focus on changing the way our people work
  • Location – Hybrid

At Sydney Water, we’re passionate about making a difference to the lives of our customers and communities.

About us

We have a proud heritage and a progressive future, providing world class drinking water and beautiful waterways from the mountains to the sea. We see the world is changing so we are changing too. Our people and their jobs are as diverse as the communities we serve.

About the role

The Program Management Office Specialist will support a large-scale program within the Business Improvement portfolio. The Program Management Office Specialist will ensure the appropriate financial and project management frameworks are applied within the Program. The role will be responsible for the delivery of governance within the Program including reporting risks, issues, dependencies, financials (including benefits) and quality.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Deliver PMO activities and deliverables within a large-scale Program on time and to a high quality, including risk, issue and dependency management, reporting, schedule maintenance and benefits realisation utilising the relevant Program tools such as Microsoft Project Online and SAP-EPPM.
  • Build constructive working relationships with the Program Director / Program Manager / Project Managers and key stakeholders to support successful delivery of the program.
  • Drive the implementation and embedding of PMO processes, methods and best practice into the Program; including participating in stage gate approvals and change/variation.
  • Identify and deliver actions to improve the quality of program delivery through monitoring and reporting activities and management information.
  • Ensure compliance with Project and Financial Management frameworks and timelines; using the required Program systems and tools (Microsoft Project Online, SAP-EPPM and Power BI).
  • Develop and maintain a suite of analytical/ reporting activities providing insight on Program / Project performance, including financial (cost and benefit) tracking

About you

  • Tertiary qualification in Project Management/Business Management or related discipline,
  • 5+ years’ experience running a PMO for a project or program.
  • Prior exposure and experience of 5+ years working on complex and / or business transformation delivery programs.
  • A relevant program management qualification (e.g. PRINCE2, PMI)
  • Experience in a position within a portfolio management office centre of excellence function.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and communication skills with the ability to influence diverse stakeholder groups including Senior Executives

Closing date: 15th December 2021

Please see the position description for the role’s full accountabilities.

You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this role. For more information, you can contact

Sydney Water welcomes you to apply if you feel you meet the selection criteria. The successful completion of a Criminal History Check and Medical Assessment form part of the application process.

Please advise if you require any adjustments to actively participate in the application and recruitment process.

We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to delight our customers, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex or culture. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who’ll appreciate what you bring to the table. You’ll set and achieve real goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape the lifestyle of greater Sydney.

As part of the application process, Sydney Water will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role. We will also use your personal information to establish a LiveHire talent profile in our Talent Community. We look at our Talent Community first when new opportunities come up when you apply for a role. Your personal information will be collected in accordance with LiveHire’s TermsPrivacy Policy and Sydney Water’s Privacy Collection Statement – Job Application


  • Closes in 10 days - 30 Jan 2022
  • Published on 17 Jan 2022, 6:54 AM