KBR Project Development Manager in VI, Australia

Title: Project Development Manager

Location: AU-VI-Melbourne

Job Number: 1047599

As the Project Development Manager for our Infrastructure projects, you will posses strong leadership and excellent project management skills.

You will have broad experience in working on a variety of infrastructure projects and a desire to play a leading role on cutting edge infrastructure projects.

In this role you could be working with Joint Venture Partners or on Alliance style Projects, which will require exceptional stakeholder management skills combined with well-developed commercial skills you have acquired throughout your career in project delivery.

The role is focused more at the front end undertaking feasibility studies, gaining acceptance from clients or government for the concepts your team has developed.

It will also involve the development of Business Cases for major infrastructure works to achieve stated objectives and obtain governance approvals

Key responsibilities

Lead a multi-disciplinary team to develop project Business Cases to meet stated objectives and within agreed timeframes and budget

Lead planning and design services to identify project options, analyse options and select the preferred option

Develop project Scope and Requirements Brief and obtain key stakeholder agreement

Lead the identification of project planning approvals, develop submissions and obtain planning approvals

Undertake studies and investigations to inform the Business Case and planning approvals

Identify commercial development opportunities, which could provide benefit and could be integrated with the infrastructure development, and develop procurement strategy plan

Undertake consultation with key stakeholder and community to inform and influence project acceptance

Obtain approval for the project Business case

Communicate regularly with Government, key stakeholders and Partners to meet expectations

Key Requirements

Bachelors Degree in Engineering

Significant experience in design and delivery of large infrastructure projects in road, rail or water sector

Solid experience in contract management and specifications

Demonstrated commercial skills, including understanding of the key drivers of projects

Major project management experience

Exceptional interpersonal and stakeholder management skills.


KBR is committed to supporting the professional development of our staff at every stage of their career through in-house training and ongoing development.

We offer a competitive package of lifestyle benefits and family-friendly work hours.

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For further enquiries contact Jim Cooper on 0427 823 163

Job: Project Management/Operations