Location Canberra
Job type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Specialisation Project Management
Contact person Sheree Linsangan
Reference BBBH48019
Call Email Sheree


Exciting opportunity for Project Managers, preferably with Defence Capability Life Cycle experience on Maritime projects, in Canberra. This role must be performed on a contract basis and sits on Level 3 of the DSS panel.

By taking up this opportunity, you will work alongside a like-minded team of 60+ Defence professionals that are dedicated to delivering project outcomes as well as encourage strategic and futuristic thinking. You will be allowed to showcase your project management and leadership skills. This may include building and maintaining stakeholder relationships as well as contributing to the development of project documentation to meet Defence requirements.


  • Engage project Stakeholders effectively and regularly.
  • Prepare project documentation and facilitate approval and clearance of documents as required.
  • Prepare project briefs to facilitate project updates, and approvals as required.
  • Preparation of solicitation documents (i.e. Requests for Tender; Statements of Work) and Commonwealth approvals as required.
  • Prepare project risk management plans and maintain an active project risk register. Risk management is to be conducted using the Defence methodology.
  • Prepare project briefings and presentations as required.
  • Manage and maintain project documentation, data and configuration information.
  • Arrange, coordinate and conduct IPT and ad hoc meetings as required.
  • Manage the project scope to remain aligned with the approved project business case.
  • Prepare project schedules and manage within tolerances as set by each project plan.
  • Manage and reporting of project budget to remain within tolerances as set by each project business case and or project plan.
  • Manage project transition activity including certification, verification and validation activity, handover to end users, and implementation of support mechanisms.
  • Manage project related equipment acquisition, including ordering, receipt and payment.
  • Generate Integrated Logistic Support Plans.
  • Generate project transition plans as required


  • Australian Citizenship with a minimum Baseline Security Clearance.
  • Experience working in a project management role, preferably within a Defence or government environment.
  • An ability to be flexible and work effectively within a small team environment.
  • Certified Practicing Project Manager (or equivalent designation)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


  • Delivered projects within Defence Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) and/or Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
  • Exposure to projects that included requirements definition and the acquisition process, including the management of procurement and hand over processes.


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