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Project Manager (AusPEX/LRSMT)

Work Type: Full Time

Location: Canberra

The Company

Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) is a leading Defence and Government professional services provider. In Australia, KBR has been delivering solutions to Defence and Defence industry for over 20 years. We provide in-depth expertise to a wide range of Defence sector projects through our core competencies of program and project management, engineering, asset management, integrated logistics support, procurement and training solutions.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Software Development Program Manager, the Project Manager is responsible for the management of the AusPEX and LRSMT software development and support projects. This position is a Full Time, Permanent opportunity based in either Canberra (office-based) or Brisbane (remote).

In this position you will have responsibility of:

  • Effective management of AusPEX/LRSMT project(s).
  • Customer relationship management ensuring alignment on scope, schedule and other expectations.
  • Coordination of escalated support tasking within the software development team.
  • Ensure a governance framework set within the AusPEX/LRSMT Project Brief is delivered.
  • Develop and update all project reporting, including:
  • Regular Project Briefs and Reports are completed/updated to meet Software Development Program Manager timelines.
  • Management of project risks, issues and action items registers.
  • Coordinating and documenting (calendar invites, agenda, minutes, action items etc) meetings, PMRs, and other ad hoc meetings.
  • Engage with stakeholders to establish agreement and commonality in understanding of system requirements, progress, issues and outcomes.
  • Day to day management of AusPEX/LRSMT development team personnel including leave applications, performance reviews etc.
  • Management and application of Company policies, HR policies and other HR related issues.
  • Other activities as required to support Software Development Program Manager.
  • Contribute to the delivery of organisation Strategy initiatives and objectives.

As the ideal candidate, you will bring:

  • Min 3 years’ experience as a Project Manager / Delivery Lead
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Agile software development and/or project management process
  • Ability to manage and prioritise tasks and workflow
  • Ability to review and recommend improvements to procedures and systems
  • Experience leading Software project delivery (including knowledge of Systems and Software Engineering- EIA-632, ISO 15288, ISO 12207, MIL-STD-498 and DO-178) (desirable)
  • Experience working in / with ADF in an aviation or range safety environment (desirable)
  • Knowledge of Defence acquisition and sustainment project processes (desirable)
  • Experience working in Microsoft stack eg Azure Dev Ops or Team Foundation Server, or similar (desirable)
  • Working knowledge of Aviation Mission Planning (desirable)
  • Knowledge of Military Environment and Chain of Command (desirable)

What we will offer you:

  • A workplace culture certified as a Great Place To Work
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Competitive salary (including annual reviews)
  • Paid Parental leave
  • Paid Reservist leave
  • Income protection
  • Corporate rewards
  • Salary packaging/Novated leasing
  • Discounted employee stock purchase plans
  • Flu shots, skin checks and private health insurance discounts
  • Career development: Online learning, mentorship and career pathways

If you’re ready to shape tomorrow, let’s get started. Apply Now!

KBR acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connections to land, sea, community and culture. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an inclusive and diverse work environment. We encourage candidates of all abilities to apply.

As a Major Service Provider of the Australian Defence Force, an AGSVA security clearance will be required and compliance to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, our hiring decisions are based on the key requirements of each role and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and experiences.

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How to Apply

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