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Deputy Program Manager

Government and Military

Program Manager


Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking a Deputy Program Manager in Alice Springs, Australia to supervise and manage program activities in multiple disciplines covering technical and/or non-technical areas. Such areas include financial/budget management, engineering, project management, operation, and maintenance of diverse integrated electronic and mechanical systems; operations research; asset management, and program documentation.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Supervise, coach and lead work teams in the accomplishment of goals and tasks in support of specific programs
  • Perform and supervise multi-disciplinary technical and/or non-technical tasks for applicable programs
  • Interface with customers to determine specific needs and requirements
  • Develop detailed staffing requirements, assignments and plans to meet customer needs
  • Estimate personnel needs and schedule and assign work to meet completion dates
  • Coordinate the investigation and resolution of operational problems in conjunction with other personnel
  • Perform management level customer interface, including responsibility for contractual deliverables, development of responses to the Requests for Quotes and overall task execution
  • Develop required technical and management documentation in support of customer technical and programmatic reviews
    Identify, research, and recommend innovative process improvements that will reduce costs and provide tangible improvements in customer service
  • Reduce operational redundancies and inefficiencies where practicable
  • Serve as a liaison with other managers to direct resources for contractual obligations, to solve any management, technical or administrative problems that arise during the program, and to ensure program objectives are met

At Amentum we can connect you with great opportunities all over the world. We have professionals located all over the world and together we are supporting mission critical programs of national significance across defense, security, intelligence, energy, and the environment.

We offer competitive compensation packages and comprehensive deployment assistance.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience managing programs/projects of similar size, scope and complexity
  • Knowledge of process improvement models
  • Experience providing high quality customer service
  • Experience building and sustaining high performing integrated teams
  • Experience supporting 24X7 operational environments
  • Proficient knowledge and experience in the use of project management concepts to manage cost, schedule, scope, risk, deliverables and related metrics
  • Industry recognized Program Manager certification, or equivalent
  • Knowledge of USG exercise or crisis management policies and experience planning, coordinating, and delivering support to special events
  • Basic understanding and familiarization with: AutoCAD; Construction Management; Building Operations and Management; Project Management, related to facilities operations; knowledge of general plumbing, electrical, maintenance, (i.e., carpentry, painting, masonry) and other general trades
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and possess or be able to obtain a TS/SCI w/Poly clearance or an Australian citizen and possess or be able to obtain a TSPV clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Experience with SAP