- Part-time (4-days per week), fixed-term contract position
- Finance and Corporate Services Division
- Reports to the Head of Information and Communication Technologies
Overview of the position
To further the Museum’s ability to provide a better experience to its visitors, both physical and digital, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) is moving forward with implementing a digital transformation program. The Project Manager is primarily responsible for overseeing, assisting, and reporting on the implementation and integration of projects within the overall digital transformation program.
They will be heavily involved in process analysis, configuration of the systems and final delivery to staff. They will assist the Finance and Corporate Services division in delivering a seamless and holistic experience for all visitors to the Museum whilst ensuring all information that is collected is secure and useable way to improve the visitor’s interaction. The position is part of the Finance and Corporate Services division and reports to the Director, Finance and Corporate Services. The Project Manager will liaise with all departments within the MCA as well as contractors and other visitors to the MCA.
Tasks and responsibilities of the position
Business Analysis, Project Review and Project Creation
- Review existing plans and documentation, and then create a project plan to guide the successful
implementation of the system.
- Liaise with all departments to ensure their needs are met.
- Match business requirements to technical possibilities.
- Review existing project schedules to create an overall project plan to ensure coordination between the
implementation of other systems.
- Drive, monitor and report on the ongoing progress of the project to ensure its success.
- Proactively track deliverables internally and externally.
- Change Management.Assist with guiding and supporting the MCA and its staff through the change cycle.
User Acceptance Testing
- Ensure systems are working as expected prior to introduction to staff.
- Lead UAT sessions with staff and document and implement required changes.
- Coordinate training documentation with Application Support team.
- Coordinate user training sessions with Application Support team.
- Demonstrate support for innovation and for organisational changes required to improve the MCA’s
- Work cooperatively with others to produce innovative solutions and recognise the merits of diverse perspectives and the ideas of others.
Key selection criteria
Applicants must be able to demonstrate they have:
- minimum of 3 years of experience in project management and methodologies, particularly Agile
- experience in the delivery of new systems within an organisation of similar size and complexity
- proven ability to deliver positive outcomes and overcome obstacles in productive manner
- a willingness to be heavily involved in the configuration of systems
- great communication skills
- the ability to work individually and as a team member
- the ability to take direction and follow-through on projects
- thorough understanding and respect for principles of workplace health and safety
- a commitment to the Museum’s objective of promoting the work of living artists and making contemporary art accessible to broad audiences through the imaginative and creative presentation of exhibitions on contemporary visual culture.
It would be good if applicants have:
- tertiary and/or industry recognised qualifications in Project Management and/or Technology/ComputerScience, and/or other relevant qualification and/or equivalent experience.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements
Please note that it is currently a requirement as per the MCA’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, that all employees are fully vaccinated. You will need to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination if you are successful. Please note that full vaccination as per the current NSW Government guidelines means two doses of COVID-19 vaccine for adults, and any future approved vaccination boosters. The MCA continues to review this Policy on a regular basis and may change the vaccination mandate requirements in the future.
To learn more about working with the MCA and how to apply please visit our website (https://www.mca.com.au/about-us/work-for-us/project-manager/).
The MCA encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, and people from diverse cultures. The MCA acknowledges the enormous contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, staff, educators, arts professionals, and guests have made to the fabric of the museum since its inception. Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art practice has long been central to MCA collection and exhibition programs.
Working for the MCA
The MCA is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. The MCA promotes a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment, and where individuals are treated with fairness, equality, and dignity. Find out more about the MCA.
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