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The Project Manager – Finance & HRIS Implementation will lead the scoping, business case development and implementation of Finance & HRIS systems. The role reports to the CIO as part of a broader organisation wide digital transformation program, leveraging support from parallel systems implementation projects and ensuring an integrated approach to GSANZ’s capability growth.

 The Project Manager will initially focus on implementation of Microsoft Dynamics Business Central (Finance) commencing September 2022. The role will concurrently work with the P&C team to scope requirements for HRIS systems, prepare the business case then implement HRIS system in 2023.

The Project Manager will work closely with the GM Finance and Director of P&C, as sponsors of these respective projects. The role will leverage and develop these respective teams and SMEs in best practice project management, workflow and documentation to deliver the projects.

Please apply as soon as possible, applications will be considered as they are received.Submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV via Seek.


Project Management

·       Lead project implementation

·       Develop and manage budgets allocated to projects and ensure that project milestones are being met and project is delivered on time and budget

·       Proactively manage project issues, risks, mitigation and opportunities.

·       Manage project variations and scope change, if required, to meet best practice governance

·       Provide verbal and written briefings to the CIO and Project Sponsor on project progress as required

·       Where required coach project team members & SME’s throughout projects

·       Manage relationships and contracts with external software suppliers and implementing partners

·       Ensure compliance with all relevant financial and legal requirements as applicable

·       Contribute to strategic development in line with GSANZ goals

·       Evaluate project outcomes in line with GSANZ goals.


Systems Integration & Documentation

·       Lead systems design and integration on a “Build for now, scope for the future” basis

·       Build integration between business reporting systems, including Solver and Power BI, Payroll, HRIS, Finance, Client and Grant Management systems

·       Deliver documented procedures, workflows and training programs for new systems

Finance Systems

·       Work with Finance team to confirm key modules, functions and priorities

·       Develop project plan to implement MS Dynamics Business Central and associated applications with selected partner

·       Meet project Go Live of 1st July 2023

HRIS Systems

·       Work with P&C team & other key stakeholders to identify key modules, functions and priorities

·       Document and scope HRIS project and prepare business case

·       Support demonstration, tender and procurement of software

·       Develop project plan and resourcing

·       Lead project implementation

·       Meet project Go Live (tbc)


Qualifications and Experience

·   Degree qualified in relevant discipline

·   PRINCE2 and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

·   Demonstrated experience in leading and delivering previous software and systems implementations

·   Experience in current MS Dynamics and HRIS platforms is desirable.

·   Experience in systems and change management in NFP organisations

·  Demonstrated experience in leading & building team work, collaboration and engaging stakeholders 

Position Description

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Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received.