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Associate Project Manager - Defence

Job no: 927905
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: New South Wales
Categories: Project Management, Business Development

Seeking to engage senior Defence Project Management professional to deliver Programme of works for our clients.

Aurecon brings ideas to life to design a better future. Imagining what is possible, we turn problems into solutions. We provide advisory, design, delivery and asset management services on variety of projects across the globe. We seek to unravel complexity, create clarity and invent new value for clients and we use our unique thinking to provide innovative solutions

We bring ideas to life by partnering with clients and use our innovation and expertise, with technology, to solve their complex problems. 

Our people are empowered to deliver our vision – fostering human achievement and enhancing communities, in partnership with our clients. Our projects are diverse and recognised for engineering and technical excellence by independent industry awards nationally and internationally.

About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to join our Sydney Defence team, sitting within our broader Advisory Service Group. The successful applicant will play an integral role in the technical delivery of projects with key clients, including the Department of Defence, and will be actively involved in business development.  This position is one based on the growth of our business in Sydney and will also support projects in other regions of Australia.

To be successful in this position you will be professionally qualified with demonstrated experience in the project management of major projects, ideally within Defence.

The requirements of the position will include:

  • The understanding and application of analytical skill to address and solve complex project management and organisational challenges
  • Ensuring work programmes are delivered to client timeframes and scope requirements
  • The ability to work with multiple clients across a range of industries
  • To help manage a number of projects from beginning to end, including feasibility and concept designs, design development, tender submissions, project scheduling and risk management,
  • Business development including networking and submission writing for winning work.

What we are looking for?

We are looking for a highly-experienced project manager who has:

  • Successfully delivered outstanding outcomes for major projects within Defence and other sectors,
  • The ability and willingness to lead small teams and grow the Project Management capability of early and mid-career professionals
  • Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to adapt to work effectively across geographical and cultural boundaries to create and promote a collaborative culture
  • Well-developed business and commercial acumen
  • The ability to work autonomously and drive own performance

To meet the requirements of the Department of Defence, applicants for this position must be Australian Citizens.

What can Aurecon offer you?

At Aurecon, we are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, encourages sustainability and promotes team work and work life balance. We offer an attractive remuneration package along with the opportunity to work on high profile projects together with a rewarding career experience within our large and diverse organisation. We also support flexible work practices and are willing to negotiate work hours to meet your and Aurecon’s needs in line with our commitments as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.

If this opportunity is something you would be interested in exploring further, please register your interest by using the "Apply Now" button below, or for a confidential discussion, please contact Vlad Jelinek in our Sydney office on +61 2 9465 5100.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time


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