Principal Project Manager - Defence - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee   contract


Australia - Australian Capital Territory, Canberra

Job Summary

This opportunity is open to full time or part-time employment

Our Project and Construction Management team are currently looking for a proven Project Manager with an interest in diverse client-side project management, improving client project delivery and value-added processes to Defence projects.

This is a concept to completion Project Management role working across varied Defence projects. Your experience and strong relationships within the Defence sector will be key to your success in this position, acting as a trusted Project Manager and helping to facilitate further growth of our services across the region. You will manage the bid preparation and commercial negotiations with the Department of Defence on future opportunities and will be nominated as the Project Director or Project Manager in the successful delivery of these opportunities whilst being supported by a team of passionate professionals.

This position is open to full-time or part-time employment and can be based in our Canberra, Sydney, or Newcastle offices.

Minimum Requirements

Ideally, you will have:

  • Relevant years of professional experience

  • Proven exposure to client-side Project Management consulting, specifically within Defence projects

  • A demonstrable understanding of State and Federal Government project management frameworks

  • Strong capability in managing projects autonomously while working closely with clients as a key advisor in contract administration, scheduling, costing and tender submissions

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills

  • A track record for delivering projects on time and to budget

  • Existing strong and respected relationships with our key clients will be highly regarded

  • You will be a confident communicator in client-facing environments and an ability to engage successfully across broad and complex stakeholder groups.

Preferred Qualifications

Relevant tertiary qualifications.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Project / Program / Management

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Part-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 253313BR

Additional Locations AU - Hunter, NSW, AU - Sydney, NSW

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.