IT Project Manager

Posted on 30-Nov-2017
Application Close Date: 21-Dec-2017
Job Details
Information Technology
Position Type:
Full Time
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Goodman Fielder is a leading regional food company across Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. We have a portfolio of iconic and trusted brands that Australians have grown up with and put in their supermarket trolleys every week, including Helga's, Wonder White, Praise, White Wings, MeadowLea, and many more. Our vision is to be the leading and most innovative local food company, creating food that people love. 

In March 2015 Goodman Fielder was acquired by Wilmar International and First Pacific. In partnership we have a strong platform of brands and combined horsepower. Wilmar International has over 450 manufacturing plants and an extensive distribution network covering China, India, Indonesia and some 50 other countries. First Pacific owns 50% of Indonesia's largest food company, Indofood.

We value our people at Goodman Fielder and recognise that our success depends on our ability to attract and retain talented people. Based in our new North Sydney office, this position forms a part of the Group IT team, and reports directly to the CIO. This is an initial 12 month fixed term contract role with the responsibility to manage the transition of in-house IT operations to an outsourced model and manage the migration of data centre-located applications to a private/public cloud.


You will be responsible for:

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of the transition/migration;
  • Ensure that the project is delivered on-time, within scope and within budget;
  • Develop project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility;
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation;
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress;
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs;
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques;
  • Manage the relationship with the outsource provider and all stakeholders;
  • Perform risk management to minimise project risks;
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors;
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation


To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Solid technical background, with experience of migrating applications to a cloud;
  • Experience managing transition of IT Operations to an external vendor
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills;
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office;
  • PMP / PRINCE II certification is a plus;
  • SAP to Cloud migration experience is a plus.

What can we offer you?

You will be joining a driven team of professionals who genuinely enjoy working together resulting in a highly collaborative environment. In return for your passion and success, we will reward you with a competitive remuneration package and help you to achieve personal and professional growth and development.

At Goodman Fielder, we aim to be a destination employer in the food industry where we don't just offer jobs - we offer long term careers.


For more information about us or to learn about other roles available at Goodman Fielder, please visit our careers page and register your details so that we can notify you of jobs which interest you.


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