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Program Director - Defence - SOR

Job Title: Program Director - Defence - SOR
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Western Australia
Industry:
Salary: $190k + Super
Start Date: 2020-05-05
Reference: JO-2005-539785
Contact Name: Deborah Moreton
Contact Email: deborah.moreton@talentinternational.com
Job Published: May 05, 2020 19:45

Job Description

  • Defence related projects
  • South of the River
  • Expanding WA operation with national client base
This global organisation with a long standing WA presence our further expanding their operations here. They have recently been successful in winning a major project for the Australian Defence Force and are now seeking a Program Director to take responsibility for the leadership, direction and PM services provided.

Responsibilities
  • Ensure Project Managers deliver projects on-time, on-cost & onquality.
  • Provide high level oversight for project milestone progress, resourcing, budgets,
  • Opportunities and risks, with appropriate corrective action.
  • Be proactive in working with customers and Project Managers to grow project scope.
  • Take a key role in effective proposal generation and tendering.
  • Assign Project Managers to new projects or re-assign depending on business priorities.
  • Provide high level oversight of the PMO to support projects and provide efficiencies.
  • Manage staff performance through performance planning, coaching, appraisal and
  • Disciplinary efforts.
  • Provide project management focus in the development and execution of the company's
  • Strategic and operational plans.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience leading technology centric customer-facing business unit
  • At least 5 years' defence project management experience including tendering.
  • Background in both Systems Engineering and Software Engineering projects
  • Proven experience in bidding for large new projects and pro-actively growing scope for existing projects.
  • Full project lifecycle project management experience with a proven track record of ontime, on-budget and on-specification delivery and/or turnaround success.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects effectively.
  • Proven ability to effectively manage relationships and positively resolve disputes with internal/external stakeholders
  • An ability to hold an Australian Defence Security Clearance.
In the first instance please email your resume using the link below. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact Kelly Williams or Kate Reynolds on 08 6212 5510.