First listed on: 19 October 2018

PMO Senior Systems Specialist 

At WorkSafe our passion for the wellbeing of Victorian workers brings us together. Our people come from a wide range of professions and with no two days ever being the same, diverse thinking comes naturally to us. As we build the WorkSafe of the future we're committed to delivering industry best practice to our people, our clients and the community. We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and offer flexibility to facilitate work/life balance.

About the role

This newly created position will take responsibility for the technical oversight and system ownership of the PMO systems.  The successful candidate will work in collaboration with the PMO leadership team and key stakeholders to develop, implement and oversee a continuous improvement program for PMO systems and reporting. 

Key responsibilities include: 

  • In collaboration with the PMO leadership, develop long-term platform strategy and business cases for PMO systems
  • Provide input into strategies that maximise the business benefit extracted from the current systems by providing analysis, specialist knowledge and expertise to inform decision-making
  • Responsible for all administrative requirements and functions associated with PMO systems, including keeping systems up-to-date and ensuring all relevant information, knowledge sharing and training materials are current and appropriately available
  • Administer system configuration of PMO systems through the provision of specialist business and technical knowledge, service and advice. Perfom and/or provide oversight and support to the administration of systems permissions (eg. User administration)
  • Ensure that business, user requests and incidents regarding the function, operation and use of PMO systems are recorded and addressed through a structured process which records and classifies each according to its priority and severity. Prepare requirements to transfer elements of support to ITSS 

Skills & Experience

  • Significant experience in a similar role, applying and demonstrating a strong knowledge of computer systems, testing processes and release and configuration procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to design, develop and implement improvements to systems/procedures
  • Experience in the development/preparation and documentation of high level user requirements in consultation with relevant stakeholders
  • Report development experience and capability (experience with JSQL, Jira, Confluence and Cognos preferred)
  • Strong understanding and prior application of project management methodologies
  • Demonstrated stakeholder engagement skills with an ability to confidently provide subject matter expertise and guidance


  • Tertiary qualifications in Information Technologies which may include postgraduate study

Benefits & culture

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and offer flexibility to facilitate work/life balance. People who are seeking part-time or job share arrangements are encouraged to apply.

In return we offer a range of great benefits, including work variety, workplace flexibility and leave options, learning and development opportunities, study support, a leading health and wellbeing program, contribution to gym memberships and prescription eye wear and discounted corporate health insurance rates. WorkSafe prides itself on being a great place to work.

No applications from recruitment agencies will be accepted.

Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. You may be required to undergo a National Police Check (and Medical Assessment) as part of the recruitment process.

Applications close at midnight Thursday 1 November 2018.  Click the link to apply, and join us in making a difference to Victorian lives.

For further enquiries please contact Georgina Ross, Talent Acquisition Specialist on 03 9641 1458.

WorkSafe are striving to build a diverse workforce that reflects the Victorian community we serve


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