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An influential role charged with the delivery of complex multidisciplinary projects for the Deeper Maintenance and Modification Facility (DMMF).

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About the role

We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as Principal Project Manager for our Deeper Maintenance and Modification Facility (DMMF) at Penfield – a $200M purpose-built facility including a 240m-long, 25m-high four-bay hangar that will be used to service military aircraft operated by the Commonwealth Department of Defence.

In this role, you will lead and oversee the delivery of this initial project, and future large complex projects, taking charge of all facets of project planning, execution, and delivery. Your responsibilities will include ensuring strict adherence to strategic and operational objectives, project timelines, budgets, and service performance measures. If you have a proven track record of managing projects effectively and thrive in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategic project plans that align with organizational objectives, driving purposeful outcomes.
  • Offer expert guidance in project management methodologies to ensure best practices and continuous improvement.
  • Cultivate effective stakeholder relationships, fostering communication and collaboration throughout projects.
  • Monitor project progress, budget utilization, and resource allocation, ensuring transparency and identifying improvement opportunities.
  • Conduct comprehensive risk assessments and develop mitigation strategies for successful project delivery.
  • Lead multidisciplinary teams, promoting collaboration and efficiency in achieving project objectives.
  • Deliver high-quality briefings, reports, and recommendations to stakeholders for informed decision-making.

About you

The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker and adept project manager capable of overseeing large, complex projects from start to finish. They align project goals with organizational objectives, foster continuous improvement, and excel in stakeholder management. Diligent in monitoring progress and mitigating risks, they inspire teams and provide stakeholders with timely information for decision-making.

Overall, they possess the essential blend of strategic acumen, project management skills, and leadership qualities needed for successful project delivery. Tertiary qualifications in Project Management or a relevant discipline or demonstrated equivalent relevant professional experience required.

Where working for SA works for you

Renewal SA has a thriving culture in which we value the growth and contributions of each person.

Work on projects that are making a difference.

With the largest, and growing property portfolio, there’s no shortage of variety at Renewal SA. You will work in a collaborative environment and can work on unique and diverse projects, that directly to contribute to South Australian communities and a strong economy. We can see our progress and achievements and it’s work we all feel good about.

Flexible work options and health and wellbeing programs.

Enjoy flexible working options to ensure a better balance of work, personal life and family commitments. We have your physical and mental health top of mind with a variety of wellbeing programs, including discounted gym memberships, access to counselling and support and medical benefits such as free vaccinations, skin checks and more.

Focus on your career and professional development.

We are proud to have cultivated a high performing environment where everyone can succeed and perform at their best. Our Capability Framework will guide and support your professional development and as a multidisciplinary organisation you can explore different opportunities and grow your career.

Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion in our workplace.

Having a diverse workforce ensures we are representative of the communities we work within, have various perspectives, and increase innovation. We respect and value our people’s differences and embrace the knowledge and capability that each employee brings to our workplace.


Please email any queries to [email protected].

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.

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