KBR Director Major Projects in VIC, Australia

Title: Director Major Projects


Job Number: 1052984

As KBR APAC continues to grow its project portfolio across its Engineering and Construction businesses we are keen to recruit a Director of Major Projects. The successful candidate should have a strong project and program management background combined with excellent commercial acumen and a track record of bring new project opportunities to fruition

Reporting to the Market Sector Director Transport and Buildings

it is envisaged the successful candidate will bring to the table a solid track record in Bid Management, Business Development and project delivery.

The successful candidate will be a key leader in KBR’s team

Core Accountabilities:

As this is a senior position within KBR we expect the successful candidate will bring a number of key skills to the table and be able to effectively work across a number of key areas of the business including;

Developing key relationships with our clients and potential clients including construction companies, key government departments and other areas where KBR’s services can be utilized.

Acting as Project Director or Alliance Manager on key projects

Lead the bid process on significant projects

Oversee the delivery of major projects

Work with the commercial team to maximize our return from the major projects

Mentor and develop less experienced project engineers and managers

Deliver the optimum commercial outcomes for KBR on the key projects

Be a key part of introducing innovation and improvement such as Digital Engineering

Key Requirements:

Relevant tertiary qualifications in Engineering, construction or commerce

Significant experience working in a similar role within a large engineering and/or construction organisation

A solid background in project delivery

Experience across the full project lifecycle on both greenfield and brownfield sites

Demonstrated high level negotiation skills

Ability and desire to mentor and develop project staff

Strong leadership, verbal and written communication skills

Sound client facing skills with the ability to maintain and develop client relationships.

Benefits of KBR:

KBR is committed to supporting the professional development of permanent staff at every stage of their career through in-house training, personnel development programs and structured career paths.

About KBR

We bring over half a century of Australian Engineering innovation together with proven project management processes and tools from complex project delivery across the globe.

A full services organization we support our clients to seamlessly transition their infrastructure projects from conceptual design through procurement, logistics, construction management, commissioning and handover.

To apply

Please click the ‘Apply’ button to lodge your application. For a confidential discussion about this role please feel free to call Jim Cooper on 0427 823 163.

Job: Project Management/Operations