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Shire of East Pilbara

Date posted: March 1, 2024

Closes: May 30, 2024

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BASE SALARY UP TO $113,000 p.a.

Up to 21% superannuation Contribution* | 2 year contract | Communication Allowance up to $1200 | Work Laptop will be provided | Flights & Accommodation will be covered during the required Shire visits | Eligibility for Long Service Leave | Paid Parental Leave | Employee Assistance Program

The progressive Shire of East Pilbara, the largest local Government Authority in Western Australia, servicing the town sites of Newman, Marble Bar, Nullagine and local communities, is offering an exciting opportunity to join our team.

Join the journey to creating the incredible as our ERP Project Manager

Do you have?

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Project Management or a related field, or equivalent industry experience in formal Project Management.
  • Minimum of 5 years of strong project management experience leading and managing diverse formal and informal teams, delivering complex implementations or transformations, preferably within the Western Australian Local Government or similarly complex environment, managing multiple priorities and stakeholders in a dynamic environment.
  • Proficiency in project management tools and methodologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills, demonstrated in navigating the complexities of Local Government services or similar complex business environments.

To be successful in this role you will have a strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills for internal and external stakeholder engagement, coupled with a high level of influencing and conflict resolution abilities, enabling effective collaboration with diverse stakeholders at all levels and successful negotiation of outcomes. You will have a strong contractual analysis and procurement abilities aimed at optimising outcomes for licensing, Software as a Service (SaaS), and vendor consulting. Lastly, you will have a proven track record of successful project delivery and driving business value through technology.

Join a Team working with passion and purpose aimed at proactively achieving the Shire’s Vision and Objectives while living its values of Leadership with HEART -HonestyExcellence, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork.




Contact Information

For enquiries relating to the application or recruitment process, please contact: People and Culture Team on (08) 9175 8000 or

For role specific enquiries please contact Peter Smith - Manager Digital Transformation on (08) 9175 8000

How to Apply

Next steps – Applicants are requested to submit an up to date resume and cover letter addressing the essential criteria in no more than 3 pages. Please find the application button below.

If you are unable to apply via our website, please submit your application by emailing


Applications close at 4:00 pm on the specified closing date ,however the Shire reserves the right to appoint the right applicant to this position prior to this time - Canvassing of Councillors or Selection Panel Members will disqualify

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