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Project Manager - Defence

Hays - Melbourne, VIC

Source: uWorkin

Source: uWorkin


  • New JV
  • exciting product range
  • Melbourne based

Defence Project Manager

Your new company
Our Client, who are an exciting new joint venture to the Australian Defence market, have approached Hays Defence to recruit a fantastic opportunity for a Project Manager for Melbourne. With an exciting array of Defence related products, the company's culture and collective mindset is oriented towards constant technological progress.

Your new role
As Senior Project Manager, you will hold responsibility for all aspects of the project to both the Commonwealth and internal team, reporting to the JV CEO. The Project Manager is the primary point of contact with the Commonwealth within the business for all project matters, primarily based at the Melbourne office.

Responsibilities will include -

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure optimal performance
  • Pushing new exciting products to market.
  • Support the preparation of Project Office documentation, as a whole of business reporting function, contract documentation for tenders, project and task deliverables, close-out and handover
  • Establish quality project standards, and define the metrics required to assess performance against the standards
  • Develop planning and prioritise processes to ensure that multi-disciplinary resource is well aligned to maximise delivery of projects
  • Ensure consistent Project Management methodologies are developed, incorporated, and used

What you'll need to succeed -

  • Hold a relevant tertiary qualification with a minimum of 5- 10 years + of relevant Consultancy or Project Management experience in Australian Defence space.
  • Proficient with MS Office including MS Project, SAP desirable
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Safety focus and proven ability to manage WHS issues
  • Eligible for a Defence Clearance / NV1

Professional/Technical Experience Requirements:

  • Management of a large multi-disciplined project or simultaneous management of a number of smaller projects
  • An effective communicator able to operate within the highest level of an organisation
  • 7-10+ years in project management, ideally in naval communications or a related domain.

What you'll get in return
You will have the opportunity to work with an organisation:

  • Who work in an honest, loyal and reliable way
  • Who support the professional growth and personal development of their people
  • The company's mindset is oriented towards constant technological progress through the creation and implementation of cutting-edge solutions
  • Who have a global presence, respecting each country's culture and advocate a culture of inclusion and respect for diversity within the company.

What you need to do now
For more information and a confidential discussion please contact Will Stewart at Hays 0412082281 or email at william.stewart@hays.com.au, alternatively click 'Apply Now'.