Senior Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH44025_1582872298
Contact Name: Jessica Rosie
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 28, 2020 17:44

Job Description

As partnered with one of our key Defence clients we currently have an exciting opportunity based in Canberra to join an industry leader in their field. We are seeking applications from an experienced Project Manager with a background engineering within a Defence environment.

The successful applicant will have a proven understanding of the full project lifecycle from acquisition to sustainment. In this role you will have a direct influence on outcomes across the business.

The role:

  • Manage project deliverables
  • Provide ongoing leaderships/mentorship to project team members
  • Stakeholder management both internal and external
  • Deliver project outcomes in accordance with agreed schedules
  • Manage project finance within approved budget constraints
  • Liaise with Executive teams & department heads to identify business requirements
  • Undertake contract negotiations

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Tertiary degree or higher qualification
  • Proven experience in contract negotiation on major Defence acquisition project
  • Proven experience managing and deliver projects to the value of $50M or higher
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in Project Management in a Defence environment
  • Firm understanding of Defence security requirements
  • Demonstrated experience working on major technology development & delivery projects
  • Experience in scheduling & procurement for complex project
  • Experience with open plan professional and MS project
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal

Due to the nature of this project applicants are required to hold a current or reinstatable NV1 security clearance.

Kinexus is Australia's Leading supplier of Recruitment Solutions to the Defence and Aerospace Sectors. Working within the Defence environment for over 18 years, we partner with some of the largest Defence projects and organisations in Australia.


To apply, please click on the application button and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, contact Jessica Rosie on 0400 221 065. #LI-Jessica
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