Project Manager

Job Description

Please note, this is an opportunity we are looking to bid for with the right candidate. It’s not a won contract presently.

Contract Length: 15 months
Skill Level: L3
Location: Canberra
Security Clearance Requirement: NV1, NV2

About the Position

As a Project Manager you will be supporting key projects within CASG delivering and sustaining critical Defence capability in support of Australia’s war fighters in executing Defence’s mission to defend Australia and its national interests. You will bring your project management expertise and experience to coordinate the various elements required to ensure project success, progressing projects through the various stages of capability lifecycle from strategy and inception through to in-service support and disposal. In doing so you will play an essential role in providing the Australian Defence Force with cutting edge technology and tools to deliver its mission.

The following are the Key Responsibilities of the role:

  • Work alongside Commonwealth project team members, supporting the progress of projects through the One Defence Capability System, including development of key documents supporting project clearance through Defence capability gate reviews.

  • Liaise with Defence and non-Defence stakeholders.

  • Facilitate, develop and administer delivery of acquisition and sustainment contracts with key Defence industry players.

  • Coordinate Fundamental inputs to Capability.

  • Manage risk and issues, facilitate workshops and maintain associated registers.

  • Undertake regular project reporting and management of dashboards.

  • Manage arrangements with overseas parties, such as non-Australian Defence and government bodies

  • Input into project financial planning, including development of key document supporting the Commonwealth procurement process

Essential Criteria

  • A project management qualification and relevant industry experience

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills

  • Experience in leading teams of various sizes

  • Current or recently suspended NV2 AGSVA clearance OR ability to gain an NV2 baseline security clearance

Desirable Criteria

  • Defence experience

  • An industry recognized project management certification

  • Based in Canberra, however there is an opportunity to engage candidates based in either Adelaide, Melbourne or Brisbane