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Defence Project Manager: Contracts & Commercial

Hays Defence

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Your new company

Flexible, innovative and exciting: if those are things you are looking for in your next company, then this role may be for you! Your new compnay are pioneers in their technology and performance. You will be joining at a very exciting time, with their projected expansion to significantly increase within the approaching year. To join now, means being part of this growth, development and expansion with this Defence Prime.

Your new role

Are you a pro-active and resourceful problem solver who enjoys making significant contributions to end results and outcomes within a defence environment? You will assist with the oversight and effective management leadership of all issues arising related to significant Defence Projects. Working predominantly at the Defence prime-contractor levels alongside other program functional and workstream leads.

Your key tasks will involve:

  • You will have responsibility as a workstream lead for commercial and contracting matters on significant Defence programs and working on an end-to-end basis with the customer and other stakeholders.
  • Drive innovation in a growing organisation with the interpretation and application of complex Defence regulations.
  • Manage, review and negotiate at all stages of Defence prime-contracting, including with key sub-contractors which will require end-to-end implementation and management across establishing and negotiating the associated T&Cs.
  • Collaborating with senior leadership to gather requirements for planning of work terms and conditions relating to Defence Projects activities.
  • Effective change management.
  • Establishment and maintenance of the Defence prime contract and subcontract management database/files in accordance with existing prime/contract management databases/files, and company policy/process.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the customer, partners, suppliers and subcontractors equivalent stakeholders and partners.
  • Managing the inputs and reviews from a commercial and pre-contracting aspect with RFx activities (which may canvass RFP, RFQ, RFT).

What you'll need to succeed

Besides being experienced with the above duties, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a commercial, legal or project management domain is essential.
  • NV-1 Security Clearance is mandatory.
  • Experience in the Defence industry sector is essential.
  • You will have detailed working knowledge of ASDEFCON, complex and strategic acquisition and support procurement and contracting with effective project risk and issue/commercial management.
  • Hands-on experience within ITARs/export controls, capability lifecycle costing and costs management
  • You will demonstrate an understanding of the correlation with IP & TD management and transfer of technologies, alongside Australian Defence Capability commercials.
  • This role will be customer facing with the Defence commonwealth. Therefore, pre-clearances for probity and conflict management will be required.
  • Knowledge of typical industry policies and procedures related to regulations applicable to contracts, cost estimating and pricing, procurement, and good business practices
  • Experience with Australian Defence commercial contracting and solid strategic thinking in a commercial environment.

What you'll get in return

Besides joining an exciting business with a plethora of growth opportunities, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, a bonus scheme, health insurance and mobile payments.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to [email protected] who will review your application and call you if suitable and discuss more details. Referrals are always welcomed for strong candidates. Therefore, if this role is not for you, please share across your network or contact Amy McNulty to confidentially discuss other defence opportunities.

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Job details
Date posted
2 Dec 2020
Project Manager & Project Engineer
Base pay
$140k - $200k
Contract type
Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard hours
Private Business
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident

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