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Production Project Manager

Company: Defence Co.
Location: Washington
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

  • Defence in service support and production focus
  • Lead and manage the WA Operations within Mission Support and Systems
  • Ensure projects are within budget, schedule and quality

    About you
    You will be a strategic project management professional, preferably with Defence In-Service Support (production) experience. You will bring exceptional people leadership skills and the ability to successfully lead a program team to deliver services as per the contract requirements to a high-quality standard and on time. You will have a key focus on lead time improvement and KPI performance initiatives.
    You enjoy the opportunity to collaborate with effective communication skills and provide clear, concise, and accurate reporting updates.
    About the role
    Reporting to the Program Manager - Collins, you will manage all function resources (internal and contractors), whilst ensuring the quality of analysis, services, and outputs through adherence to program plans, process, systems and tools to deliver the project scope.
    You will have the ability to drive capability and capacity management of functional personnel to achieve immediate and long-term objectives of the Collins Program and other Mission and System Support projects.
    This role is based in Henderson, WA - with a team of 4-5 direct reports.
    To be successful in this role, you will have:

    • Australian Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain Defence Security Clearance as per AGSVA requirements
    • Relevant degree and/or qualification in Project Management (e.g. AIPM certification or equivalent)
    • Significant experience in a team leader / project management role within a Defence In Service Support production environment
    • Successful record of achievement at either major project or company level with full accountability for financial performance
    • Understanding of commercial issues, including contractual terms and conditions

      Your future at Babcock - what we offer you

      • We provide an agile work environment where you're able to work onsite and remotely, and to set you up for this we provide a laptop and working from home kit if required, in addition we offer a compressed week which can provide you even more flexibility;
      • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
      • We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave;
      • You'll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan;
      • Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days;
      • You'll be able to participate in our weRecognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day in living our principles which are Be kind, Collaborate, Be Curious, Think Outcomes, Be Courageous and Own & Deliver.

        Who we are Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.
        Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,300 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy.
        Some of the programs our team across Australia and New Zealand are proud to be a part of involve:

        • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
        • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
        • Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
        • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.

          So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the 'Apply Now' button below.
          To learn more about us visit www.babcock.com.au
          We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, due to the defence orientation of this role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain an appropriate level of Defence Security Clearance for the role, as defined in the AGSVA guidelines.
          Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks. These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, police check, security check, qualifications and right to work.
          Babcock Australasia is a Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.
          SF Job Req #51467


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