Project Support Specialist - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee



Project Support Specialist

The Company

Kellogg Brown and Root Pty Ltd (KBR) is a leading Government and Defence service provider. KBR in Australia has been involved in working with Defence for the last 20 years, and has developed a core competency in systems engineering, systems and enterprise architecture, project management, training solutions and integrated logistic support and provides this expertise to support a wide range of exciting Defence projects and clients.

The Role

KBR is seeking a highly proactive Project Support Specialist to join its team based in Canberra. As Project Support, you will be instrumental towards the success of major Defence acquisitions. You will be responsible for conducting research tasks and collating information to support the stock take of assets, providing support to activities associated with CoA capability acceptance, and activities associated with reviews and transition activities and procedures. You will work closely with the project manager to provide administrative support to ensure the overall success of the project.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with project and contract management;
  • Manage project files, proposals, collate file correspondence and documentation;
  • Prepare project finance and commercial reports – including reporting on variances, trending and analysis commitments and expenditures and development of the project forecast and cash flow;
  • Project scheduling;
  • Organise, attend and participate in meetings, workshops and briefs;
  • Maintaining the internal database;
  • Procurement, invoicing and staff expenses.

Experience and Qualifications required:

To be successful in this role, you will ideally possess:

  • Previous project support or project coordination experience in Defence
  • Experience with finance and accounting
  • Experience in procurement, invoicing and expenses
  • Knowledge of CASG procurement and financial processes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage varying stakeholders
  • Collaborative working style, yet able to work autonomously
  • High attention to detail and accuracy


  • Australian Citizenship – mandatory; and
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

KBR’s commitment to Zero Harm means that we are dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our staff and the communities we operate in. For this reason, we encourage staff to get vaccinated when possible and to inform us of their vaccination status.

Benefits of KBR

KBR is committed to supporting the professional development of staff at every stage of their career through in-house training and structured career paths. Joining KBR will enable you to work closely with industry specialists and take your career to the next level.

KBR — Delivering Solutions, Changing the World.

KBR brings together the best and brightest to deliver science, technology and engineering solutions that help governments and companies around the world accomplish their most critical missions and objectives.

In everything we do, we are guided by our ONE KBR Values:

  • We Value Our People – We create diverse, inclusive environments in which each person can feel safe, respected and valued, and where everyone has opportunities to grow and reach their full potential.
  • We Deliver – We are uncompromising in our commitment to deliver innovative, high-quality, technology-led solutions for our customers and exceptional, sustainable value for all our stakeholders.
  • We Are People of Integrity – We value honesty, trust, courage, fairness, prudence and tenacity. We believe doing what’s right for the planet, the communities where we work, and our people is good for business.
  • We Empower – We empower our people with a shared purpose, the right tools and the supportive culture they need to be proactive decision-makers, to be adaptive to change, and to succeed.
  • We Are a Team of Teams – We have a will to succeed, but we value the achievements of our team of teams over individual accomplishments. Our collective focus makes us a better, stronger, more effective company.

We have also embedded environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles in every business operation and corporate function. Not only are we committed to operating safely, sustainably and equitably, but we are also committed to using our capabilities and expertise to help our customers accomplish their sustainability goals.

Worldwide, KBR employs a diverse workforce approximately 29,000 people strong, with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries.

At KBR, We Deliver.

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