Project Manager (Defence)

Project Manager

Franklin Smith is proud to be working with one of the countrys most respected and admired construction organisations throughout Australia.

In operation for decades, employing some of the country's sharpest construction personnel and working on some of the most interesting Defence & Government projects in the ACT, this tier 2 main contractor cotinues to flourish even during economically challenging times.

With robust systems and processes and a strong emphasis on construction delivery and health & safety, our client is seeking an experienced Project Manager for Defence Project in Canberra and ACT.

The opportunity

The opportunity to manage medium to large sized construction jobs within the defence sector from $100K remedial works to $100m new builds, this company has the capacity to deliver many solutions to their government based clients which makes them a partner of choice in the majority of states. With a long pipeline of works throughout ACT and other areas in Australia, this is great time to join a growing niche contractor with job security and team culture.

The project in question has just been awarded and the company is now seeking an experienced Project Manager with experience in DEFENCE or GOVERNMENT BUILDING projects.


  • Full Project Management Responsibility Including, Programme, Site Set Up, Supervision, Procurement, Sub Contractor Management, Quality Assurance, Design Management, Dealing with Client, Cost Tracking & Reporting, Value Management etc...

Essential Criteria

  • Experience working as a Project Manager on Defence Projects or large Government Builds is a must
  • Must have at least 8+ years experience as a Project Manager or Engineer
  • Exposure to both Building & Civil Works preferrable
  • Tertiary qualified in Construction Management or Civil Engineering
  • Excellent Health & Safety Record
  • Must have no criminal record and be willing to go through police clearance and other government checks
  • Must be a citizen of Australia


16/06/2020 $0 ACT 1 Construction
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