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Deputy Project & Construction Manager (35204)

Branch Manager




Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

Job Summary

The Deputy Project & Construction Manager is responsible for the coordination and execution of the projects in development, through proposal phase to tendering and award. The Deputy Project & Construction Manager supports the programming of the Task Orders in development, through customer negotiations to award at the Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap (JDFPG) site and at the In-Town Services site located in Alice Springs. In addition to supporting project delivery, this position will also coach, mentor, and develop the staff as part of continuous improvement to achieve better service delivery for the customer.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Assist in the management of the PP&C group and tracking of the project portfolio to include assisting in managing the P&C Department structure, resources, budget and reporting requirements
  • Manage the Project Controls and Proposals team to include: managing the receipt of Requests for Proposals and the preparation of the proposal response
  • Manage the Project Controls team including financials, quality, scope and schedule performance to ensure contract compliance
  • Conduct project schedule reviews to seek enhancement of resources, estimates and costs to completion against an agreed scope of work
  • Management of all Change Requests for awarded projects
  • Coordinate the identification and implementation of all process improvement initiatives; seek industry standards of best practices to ensure the Amentum business processes and project procedures are being adhered and refined as part of the continuous improvement program
  • Coordinate the team of Project Managers, Project Coordinators and assigned subcontractors to ensure awarded projects will meet the scope and requirements as outlined in each Statement of Work (SoW)
  • Report, monitor and review key performance measures for P&C as defined within the programs SoW and the quarterly program management review by the client
  • Maintain close and direct liaison with the client /government points of contact to ensure there is a high level of shared understanding on the status of awarded projects
  • Maintain close and direct liaison with other program Functional Area Managers (FAM) to ensure integration and coordination of all department tasks
  • Demonstrate team leadership, promote adherence to safe work practices and ensure compliance with all site environmental health and safety requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Undergraduate qualifications in Engineering, Science, Electrical, Construction, Business or other Industry equivalent
  • Current Driver's License
  • Minimum of 5 years in project related activities, business or construction experience, or a related industry
  • Experience working with various construction trade groups and a clear understanding of the legislated requirements relating to employment within the industry
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Experience in Project Controls and Proposal Management
  • Understanding and commitment to the principles of workplace diversity and equity, and EH&S
  • US citizen and possess or have the ability to obtain a TS SCI with poly or Australian citizen and possess or have the ability to obtain a TSPV

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management Professional
  • Safety Trained Supervisor
  • Construction Industry White Card
  • Experience with SAP or an Enterprise Software Business application
  • Experience in asset and contract management
  • Experience in researching, compiling and interpreting information for development and presentation of related reports