RCD Consulting


Ongoing PM Vacancy – DSS Level 4

This duty statement is an example of the skills and responsibilities expected at DSS Level 4 – Project Management. If you believe you have the requisite skills, please apply for this role and we’ll get in touch with you.


  • Initiate a centralised PMO function and service to back individual projects and product lines and offer a program-level management perspective.
  • Set up and oversee a program-level Integrated Master Schedule.
  • Design a program view of Fundamental Inputs to Capability (FIC) elements to guarantee the Program outcomes align with Epochs.
  • Recognise and manage Program-level risks and issues.
  • Observe, analyse, and report on Program performance towards hitting agreed capability target states.
  • Employ dashboards, reports, and data analytics rooted in trusted data to support evidence-driven decisions.
  • Handle Program-level information and stakeholder communications, ensuring transparency on progress, key decisions, risks, issues, and opportunities.
  • Guide the incorporation of standard processes and tools throughout the Program.
  • Recommend and assist in applying agile project management methodologies across the Program.
  • Confirm that assurance activities across the Program adhere to the necessary standards.
  • Guide and train Commonwealth project management personnel.
  • Register Program-level lessons learned as a component of ongoing improvement endeavours.


  • Ability to communicate with tact and influence, nurture productive associations, and achieve set objectives.
  • Proficient in liaising with diverse stakeholders, recognising the significance of service delivery and adhering to deadlines.
  • A self-driven individual who epitomises professionalism, flourishes in leadership capacities, and tackles intricate challenges head-on.
  • Possesses team leadership qualities and has the capability to mentor personnel at every level.
  • Owns refined project management talents rooted in a system of robust project controls.
  • Demonstrated success in managing highly intricate projects.
  • Achieves premium results via positive leadership and management.
  • Can create project artefacts to a superior standard and possesses the ability to sway outcomes in a team setting.


  • Over 10 years of experience in Capability Development.
  • Postgraduate degrees in project management and/or systems engineering.
  • Recognised project management credentials like PMP, PRINCE2, AgilePM, or Scrum.
  • Diploma in Project Management.
  • Diploma in Procurement & Contracting.

Job Requirements


Project Management Services and Support

Skill Level:

DSS Level 4

Clearance Level Required:

Baseline, NV1, NV2, PV, Unspecified



ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, Unspecified

Remote Work?


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