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Role: Project Delivery Manager

  • Innovative boutique software development house
  • Focused on complex dynamic systems within the Mining Sector
  • Negotiable starting salary, contract or full-time role, and flexible hours

About Paradyn

We are researchers, developers and entrepreneurs with decades of experience in solving real-world problems. For 10+ years Paradyn continues to shake up the global mining industry with our novel cloud-based technology. Servicing domestic and international clients who span the globe our BlendOpt software discovers 10s of millions of dollars in profit using our proprietary mathematical optimisation and descriptive analytics.
Our continued success translating innovation to business outcome is pushing us to grow and we seek outstanding people to join our exceptional team.
The role is full time working from home preferably from a timezone similar to eastern seaboard of Australia.


We know that smart and creative people realise their full potential when granted autonomy. We deeply value our people and their skills and input. We know they’re creative because they deliver novel solutions to challenging problems every day.

We know they have strong emotional intelligence because they place effort in communication to facilitate alignment within multi-disciplinary teams.

We know they have exciting futures because they self-reflect and invite opportunities to grow and learn.

Competence drives freedom. Our people are constantly growing and learning. They invest time to acquire and then apply domain knowledge to ensure technical brilliance translates to exciting customer results. Our people learn and build upon repeatable systems and processes. We continually innovate, increasing our responsiveness and our individual and collective success. Our meritocracy creates a pathway for you unbound by age, background or location.

Freedom comes from consistently demonstrated competence. Freedom to make critical design choices, freedom to work flexible hours, freedom to realise your potential, freedom to fail and improve.

Role Overview

The Project Delivery Manager is responsible for leading the organisation to achieve the end-to-end delivery of BlendOpt models and model enhancements for Paradyn’s mining clients. Concurrently delivering to multiple clients you coach for effective delivery, supporting and mentoring team members to consistently improve Agile delivery practices.

This position manages projects from requirements definition through deployment, identifying schedules, scopes, budget estimations, and implementation plans, including risk mitigation. As Project Delivery Manager you build collaborative relationships with clients for effective client-expectation management.

As a maturing and growing business, it is expected that this role contributes to improving BlendOpt project and service delivery and quality outcomes for clients and Paradyn alike.


To support delivery of our managed software solutions for our clients, you:

  • Manage project initiation activities including aligning success factors, scope and expectations across all stakeholders
  • Plan projects, including engaging with key stakeholders, to develop and communicate realistic plans that accommodate interdependencies of tasks and team capabilitiess
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to allocate the appropriate resources, both in terms of personnel and technological assets, required for model configurations
  • Provide regular updates to senior management and key stakeholders regarding project progress, challenges, and achievements. Present complex technical concepts in a clear and concise manner
  • Identify potential risks and roadblocks in the configuration and delivery process, proactively implement mitigation strategies, and ensure the project stays on track and within budget
  • Foster strong project delivery team collaboration with stakeholders, including client participants, to maintain strong alignment, shared vision and successful project execution
  • Apply our existing project delivery tools and draw upon your knowledge and experience with a wide range of project management tools to improve, streamline and simplify quality project delivery outcomes while effectively managing risks and stakeholder expectations

Technical and other requirements

  • Work as a team member to ‘pitch in’ and deliver results on time, working across multiple activities in variable contexts
  • Support the well-being of members and staff, including upholding EEO and WHS principles and practices
  • Tertiary degree in engineering, management or related discipline
  • Proven planning and project management skills
  • Strong research, analytical and problem solving ability
  • Ability to evaluate and review outcomes, standards, practices, policies and develop and implement budget and funding initiatives
  • Management and leadership experience
  • Broad stakeholder engagement and relationship management
  • High level written, oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Software engineering tertiary qualification
  • PMP, PMBOK, ITIL, Agile, Prince2 or similar experience/qualifications
  • A track record of successfully delivering complex projects on time and within budget
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Familiarity with the mining industry
  • Excellent technical acumen, enabling effective communication and collaboration with technical teams
  • Evidence of the ability to understand the challenges related to the real-world application of plans and workflows
  • Initiative and tact
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly Word,Excel and PowerPoint

Terms and remuneration

Negotiable starting salary which is commensurate value you add and your experience. Contract or full-time or part-time role, and flexible hours. Payment is every two weeks. Flexible commencement, ideally asap.

Paradyn are specialists at virtual, geographically distributed project delivery. We've all been working from home well before COVID hit, and that's the way we roll. So, don't expect any to 'return to the office' conversations.

Application process

(we hope you're still reading, here are the instructions to guarantee your application will be properly considered)


  • Read the ad fully
  • Combine your LETTER and CV into one PDF
  • Tell us why you fit with us - showcase your experience and your understanding of the nuanced aspects of software projects. And demonstrate your enthusiasm for Paradyn, the role and how we work.
  • Send your application to with the subject reference PDM-YourLastName
Thanks for your interest in Paradyn. We look forward to reviewing your application, and those who are shortlisted will be contacted.