PMO Specialist

APA Group

Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time


About APA

APA is a leading Australian energy infrastructure business. We own and/or manage and operate a diverse, $22 billion portfolio of gas, electricity, solar and wind assets. Consistent with our purpose to strengthen communities through responsible energy, we deliver approximately half of the nation’s gas usage and connect Victoria with South Australia, Tasmania with Victoria and New South Wales with Queensland through our investments in electricity transmission assets. We are also one of the largest owners and operators of renewable power generation assets in Australia, with wind and solar projects across the country.

We employ more than 2,200 people across Australia and know that they are the key to our success. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture, where all our people feel safe, valued, and trusted to do their best every day.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a PMO Specialist to join our Technology team in Sydney office on a Permanent Full-Time basis, offering hybrid working environment.

Reporting to the Technology PMO Manager, you will play a key role in the day-to-day analysis and coordination of the activities of the Project Management Office by providing support and guidance to project managers, teams and IT stakeholders on PMO. You will undertake IT resourcing requirements and quality assurance checks on projects to ensure they on track to be delivered successfully.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage project reporting and governance administration, and ensure high quality project data is gathered and maintained, reports are relevant and received on-time whilst insights are highlighted and fed back to Project Managers where required
  • Perform project quality assurance activities (e.g. status, commencement, stage gate and closure reviews) to assist with verifying compliance to project delivery frameworks, ensuring adherence to standard practices & project deliverables is maintained
  • Maintain PMO Frameworks and related Artefacts, including management of continuous improvement activities
  • Provide first level support to Project Managers and Coordinators on APA’s project processes and tools
  • Provide ad-hoc support to the PMO and IT Management team, and prepare or contribute to ad-hoc project and portfolio reports

Your Background

  • Proven relevant experience working in a customer-focused, adaptable and responsive IT environments, with demonstrated ability to create and maintain reports
  • Excellent analytical, conceptual thinking, planning and delivery skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain IT concepts and technologies in simple to understand language
  • Understand the key principles and experience across multiple project management methodologies (for example, PMBOK, PRINCE2, SAFe)
  • Strong business acumen and knowledge of the Oil and Gas industry highly regarded

About the Team

Technology underpins everything we do at APA from helping connect millions of Australians to essential energy sources every day to achieving our net zero ambition - and the capability for our people to make this happen.

To help APA power ahead, the Technology team is focused on enhancing APAs technology offering, providing innovative and progressive technology - enabling APA to be world class in energy solutions.

This is an exciting time for the team, we need people who are courageous, nimble, and ready to make an impact – change makers and risk takers.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia to be considered.

Sounds like your kind of career? We’d love to hear from you.

Role closes on October 1, 2023. Role Reference number: 4925

PD is available on request by emailing

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