Project Manager - New Facility (18 month contract)


The role of Project Manager is responsible for establishing and managing the scope of the project lifecycle for the successful creation of our reprocessing facility.


  • Establish and manage the full project lifecycle for the creation of an Australian reprocessing facility aligned to our existing facility based in the USA.

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the successful execution of the project.

  • Create a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress against agreed measures, calling upon stakeholder involvement as required.

  • Successfully influence and work with relevant internal and external stakeholders to identify a facility that meets all requirements, including medical and regulatory needs.

  • Work with Finance to ensure adequate resourcing for the project and budget control.

  • Ensure the project is delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.

  • Manage changes to the scope, schedule, and costs.

  • Report and escalate any delays or issues to management as required.

  • Perform risk management to minimize potential risks.

  • Create, organise and maintain relevant business documents and ensure alignment with relevant stakeholders (for example, contracts with Legal team).

  • Communicate detailed project plans with the Leadership team, broader stakeholders and employees.

  • Deployment of machinery, equipment, facilities, and utilities

  • Recruiting of human resources, from managers to hourly paid employees for the management of the site


  • Tertiary Education in relevant field.

  • Proven experience working in Project Management, with experience preferred in a factory setting.

  • Experience with green field projects including real estate selection, facilities and utilities estimation and implementation.

  • Preferred experience in the Medical or Food industries.

  • Knowledge on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) measurements against ESG imperatives is desired.

  • Proactive and able to work in a fast-paced changing environment managing competing priorities.

  • Attention to detail, exceptional planning and organizational skills.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Stakeholder management skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse groups internally and externally.

  • Proven influencing skills.

  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication with internal and external stakeholders

  • Time Management skills.

  • Driven with ability to work independently under minimal supervision as well as part of a team.

  • Be willing and able to work flexibly and outside of regular work hours due to time zone differences of internal stakeholders.

  • Travel required

Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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