About the opportunity

The Program Manager (PM) will lead a multi-year program for a government client, overseeing various workstreams and collaborating with external vendors. The program encompasses technology delivery, content development, and event management. The PM will be responsible for achieving program objectives, ensuring successful execution, and maintaining effective communication.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a strategic program plan aligned with organisational goals.
  • Coordinate and manage multiple workstreams, ensuring seamless integration.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to cross-functional teams.
  • Engage with the government client, vendors, and internal stakeholders.
  • Foster strong relationships to drive collaboration and achieve program success.
  • Address concerns and resolve conflicts proactively.
  • Executive reporting to the client and internal leadership team
  • Effective management of issues, risks, and dependencies across multiple workstreams and with the client.
  • Work collaboratively with the workstream leads.
  • Monitor progress, identify risks, and implement mitigation strategies.
  • Ensure effective communication between technical teams and stakeholders.
  • Effectively manage the content vendor.

Performance Goals and Key Performance Indicators

  • Foster clear communication within the program team and with stakeholders.
  • Program milestones are met on time and on budget.
  • Proactively manage issues, risks and dependencies.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills.
  • Proven experience as a program manager, preferably in government or large-scale projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, at all levels within an organisation (business and technical)
  • Ability to manage external vendors and navigate complex stakeholder landscapes.
  • Familiarity with technology delivery processes and content development (desirable)


About Janison

Janison exists to transform the way people learn. Our team of educators, technologists and change agents empower teachers, students, accreditation bodies and governments to achieve meaningful educational outcomes by measuring knowledge and progress.

Founded 25 years ago, we are an Australian-owned edtech pioneer delivering more than 6.5 million assessments annually in 117 countries. Our technology supports our commitment to equity and accessibility for all. To learn more about us, visit janison.com

Why Janison?

As a finalist in the 2023 Wrk+ Great Place to Work Awards, we are delighted to offer you a fun and inclusive workplace environment, plus:


  • Access to our generous Employee Share Ownership Plan. We match your contributions up to $10,000 per year on a 1:1 basis and 3:1 thereafter
  • A 5th week of annual leave (conditions apply) and a day off on your birthday
  • Parental benefit including paid leave, continued super contributions and more
  • A day off each year to volunteer with a community-based organisation dear to your heart
  • Annual pay review and bonus program
  • A focus on virtual engagement and inclusivity to support our distributed workforce across the globe
  • A focus on development and upskilling opportunities (if that’s what you’re after)

For a glimpse into Janison’s culture and to see our regular employee updates, follow #onejanison on LinkedIn. We’d love for you to be part of our community!