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Project Manager (28795)

Branch Manager




Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

Job Summary

Amentum has an opportunity for a Project Manager to support of program in Alice Springs, Australia. The selected candidate will be responsible for overall operation of multiple projects/contracts to include the safety and well-being of its employees including subcontractors, safeguarding company funds and property, and generally represents the company with respect to the customer.

Specific duties include:

  • Participate in the establishment of project organizational structure and help develop proposals for new Statements of Work
  • Coordinate project schedules, key milestones to ensure a firm scope-baseline schedule is established and properly resourced
  • Review, report and manage key performance measures as defined within the project construction contract and the clients Statement of Work
  • Demonstrate good working knowledge of project scheduling tools, procedures and work process
  • Manage subcontractor performance and progress against the project plan
  • Establish operating budgets in conjunction with customer, business manager to ensure accurate monthly forecasts of cost, schedule and resource utilization
  • Prepare Change Requests for modifications to awarded construction projects for increases to scope on existing contracts and support negotiations with customer on variances
  • Identify potential project problems or opportunities, analyze the issues using all appropriate resources to develop alternatives and arrive at the most optimum approach to mitigate problems, or exploit opportunities in the project deliver
  • Establish, track and report status against key performance indicators or contractual metrics on a routine basis
  • Ensure development and adherence to the project Work Breakdown Structure, Asset Management, and Workflow Management elements
  • Expand the project execution plan for subsequent phases (Project Initiation, Planning, Execution, Control and Closure, etc.)

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and possess or be able to obtain a TS/SCI with poly or an Australian citizen and possess or be able to obtain a TS(PV) security clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction, Project, Facility Management or relevant discipline or demonstrated equivalent
  • Must have 5-10 years of relative experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred, but not essential as training opportunities will be provided