Portfolio Manager - Regulatory, Applications and Data

Information Technology

Location: Sydney
Classification: Executive Level 2
Work type: Permanent
Employment Status: Full-Time
Closing date: 04-Jul-2022

With ASIC you are choosing to be a part of a collegiate and stimulating organisation that's transforming Australia's financial system.

Be the change that ensures a fair, strong and efficient financial system for the benefit of all Australians.

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  • ASIC is seeking a full time Portfolio Manager- Regulatory Applications and Data to join their IT team
  • A great opportunity to lead a high performing group of project managers ensuring qualitative and timely delivery of all projects within the portfolio.
  • Experience in portfolio and program management ideally running regulatory, application and/or data programs is highly beneficial
  • A permanent role in Sydney


A future with ASIC means that your work will contribute to ASIC's vision for a fair, strong and efficient financial system for all Australians. We value what you will bring. We value those with sharp, analytical minds and are open to challenging the way things are done. 


The Team

Information Technology Services provides a wide range of IT facilities and support services to ASIC. We are undertaking major technology projects that will transform our business and continue our significant technology transformation in several areas such as virtualisation, mobility and cloud.  We make use of the latest technology with an increasing focus on data sharing and analytics which will make ASIC a 'best in class' regulator supporting the Australian financial markets. The Project Services team delivers all IT related projects in accordance with the ASIC Project Management methodology (APM). 


The role

  • Lead a team of project managers in order to ensure qualitative and timely delivery of all projects within the portfolio.  These projects are regulatory, application or data in nature. 
  • Provide coaching and support to project managers ensuring adoption of the ASIC Project Methodology (APM) and agile based ways of working.  Ensures team clearly understands their responsibilities and works alongside each team member to provide the support and guidance required to ensure successful project delivery. 
  • Supporting the IT leadership team – in particular the relevant IT business sponsor/s to ensure they are across project progress and any escalated risks, issues and concerns. 
  • Works with IT business sponsors to create a multi-year program of work that aligns to the broader ASIC strategy and priorities. 
  • In conjunction with IT PMO, produce timely reports that consolidate the health of the portfolio inclusive of project progress, budgets, risks, issues and concerns.  Provides input to status reporting for Governance boards such as DGSC, Commission, ITEC and other boards as required. 
  • Effectively manage the PM resource pool within the portfolio and work collaboratively with other resource managers to ensure that project resources are appropriately allocated to each project. 
  • Manages the portfolio project pipeline – ensuring all roadmaps and new projects are integrated into one portfolio pipeline.  Pipeline monitored regularly reviewed and all prioritisation, dependency management and resource planning needs addressed. 
  • Conducts routine reviews of projects within their portfolio – ensuring alignment to ASIC Project Methodology, Corporate Finance and Commonwealth government guidelines. 
  • Works with Change, Communications, Service Desk and Service Management to ensure that all projects are transitioned seamlessly. 
  • Establish and maintain productive working relationships with business stakeholders who are involved in IT related projects.Establish productive working relationships with other Operations functions, in particular: People & Development (Recruitment) and CDAO. 
  • Ensure key processes/procedures are documented and team members are trained. 


About you

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Information Technology and/or Business Management and demonstrated experience managing projectteam members in a complex corporate or government environment. Project Management certifications preferred (PRINCE2, MSP or Agile). 
  • Demonstrated experience in portfolio and program management ideally running regulatory, application and/or data programs. 
  • Strong capabilities across workforce management, financial management and project-based procurement.  
  • Demonstrated experience delivering projects in accordance with a Project Management methodology. Preferred experience in delivering projects in accordance with Commonwealth Government guidelines for procurement, financial management and asset management.  
  • Well-developed management and leadership skills including the ability to coach and build high functioning teams while positively influencing others to achieve results. 
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills and the ability to work to meet deadlines while managing several competing priorities in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship building skills, with the ability to negotiate and consult to engage all levels of the organisation and develop effective partnerships with a range of stakeholders. 
  • Ability to work with IT Managers and team members at all levels and work collaboratively to achieve results. 
  • Excellent communication skills to and ability to articulate complex technical matters to users. 
  • Microsoft Office suite including Visio, Project and Azure Dev Ops, Peoplesoft and SharePointknowledge an advantage. 


About ASIC  

ASIC is Australia's corporate, markets, financial services and consumer credit regulator. Our vision is for a fair, strong and efficient financial system for all Australians. 

A future with ASIC means that your work will contribute to achieving ASIC's vision. 

ASIC is an equal opportunity employer seeking people who want to make a difference. ASIC is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace where the very best talent in Australia chooses to work. Applications from people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, abilities, LGBTIQ+ identity, and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander decent are encouraged to apply. 

To work with us, you need to be an Australian citizen, and be prepared to complete an ASIC Suitability and Baseline Assessment which is issued ASIC's Security team.  

View the position description for more information or click ‘apply' to start your application.

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