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Project Manager (Australia)

Government and Military

Program Manager


Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Project Manager (Australia)

Experience | Passion | Purpose

Project Manager | Alice Springs

Amentum is a premier global government and private-sector partner whose experience, passion and purpose drive mission success.

We currently have an opportunity for Project Manager in Alice Springs. If you are looking for a relaxed, community focused lifestyle, work/life balance, a company that invests in maintaining and developing you and your career, and to work with an exceptional group of friendly, talented people we encourage you to join our team.

The Position

The Project Manager is required to provide management of construction Projects, project teams and stakeholders. The Project Manager will provide technical, scope, budget, design, Safety and schedule advice to subcontractors, stakeholders and the client in all aspects of a project’s lifecycle. The Project Manager will work as part of the larger Amentum Projects and Construction team in achieving Project and Program success through coordinated Project Delivery as part of a program of works.

Reporting Relationships

The Project manager will report directly to the Senior Project Manager and Projects and Construction Senior Managers. The Project Manager will work in a team environment, interacting with many site stakeholders (including customers) on a daily basis. A helpful, professional approach is required at all times.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Working under the supervision of a Senior Project Manager, the Project Manager shall demonstrate and provide project leadership in their area of responsibility.
  • Report to the Senior Project Manager on a weekly basis for coordination with the remainder of the Construction Portfolio.
  • Provides support to the Proposals team prior to, during and following tenders. These tasks include the drafting of a Statement of Work and Response Schedule, bid analysis, organizing project documentation, providing vendor feedback and supporting contract negotiations.
  • Develop and implement the Project Management Plan for all phases of the project (Project Initiation, Project Execution, Construction, etc.) and communicates and coordinates the implementation of the plan with the project team.
  • Conduct the duties of the Superintendent’s representative on construction and design Projects. This includes monitoring subcontractor performance/progress and facilitating early identification and timely resolution of potential programs.
  • Manage the Project Scope, ensuring adherence to the contractual baseline defined in the approved statement of work and contract.
  • Ensure the RFI and submittal process is adhered to.
  • Conduct weekly meetings with the Subcontractor and customer representative.
  • Establish, track and report status against key performance indicators or contractual metrics on a routine basis.
  • Demonstrate command of the schedule goals, key milestones, and approach to the work embodied in the schedule.
  • Consistently meets or improves upon the established schedule goals in their area of responsibility.
  • Manages performance and progress against the plan and ensures accurate forecasts with commensurate action plans.
  • Establishes annual operating budgets in cooperation with customer, business manager or group financial department.
  • Provides accurate monthly forecasts of cost, schedule, and resource utilization.
  • Reviews, reports and manages key performance measures defined within the contract. Implements corrective measures when measures are outside service levels or bandwidths.
  • Understand site requirements, specifically the implementation of US versus Australian design standards and CONUS versus OCONUS procurement.
  • Manages physical assets deployed to the project.
  • Identify potential project problems or opportunities, analyse the issues using all appropriate resources, develop alternatives, and arrive at the most optimum approach to mitigate problems or exploit opportunities.
  • Supports or conducts formal presentations to clients and/or management.
  • Aid in the development of new strategies and plans for future operational support.
  • Undertake detailed technical investigations and provide associated recommendations and reports.
  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications: Minimum Essential

  • Manual Driver’s License
  • NT Construction White Card (or interstate equivalent).

Qualifications: Desirable

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction or Project Management or other relevant discipline.
  • Project Management Certification (PMP, PRINCE2 etc.)

Experience: Minimum Essential

  • Demonstrated 5 years relative experience applicable in field of operations, maintenance, and construction or engineering.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage both subcontractors and consultants.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, experience and understanding of schedule, scope and budget management.
  • Demonstrated experience working directly with a client and complex matrix of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret technical information and generate technical reports.

Experience: Desirable

  • Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Strong oral and written communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop innovative solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan projects in line with predicted operational requirements.
  • Ability and experience in mentoring, coaching and training of personnel.
  • Knowledge of US power standards as well as electrical/power project delivery is preferred.
  • Understanding and commitment to the principles of workplace diversity and equity, and EH&S.

Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks including referee checks, Criminal History check and a pre-employment medical assessment.

It is a condition of employment that employees are Australian citizens to obtain and retain the appropriate level of security clearance and medical clearance applicable to each role. The employee will be required to obtain a security clearance

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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