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Project Management

& Advisory

Our team is driven by both a market and client need for experienced, capable, and knowledgeable project managers and a need for a high-quality service. Our team offers experience in Major Construction, High End Fitout, Local Government, Education, Defence, Healthcare, Aged Care, Industrial and Residential, just to name a few.


Our team is made up of project managers with a diverse variety of backgrounds and qualifications including architecture, engineering, defence, construction contracting, private certification and secure environment management. This range of experience of our people provides our clients with cross-disciplinary expertise and a diverse perspective on the projects we work on, as well as an understanding of how ‘the other side’ operates and conducts their practices.


Our company believes that the selection of the right project manager at the outset, preferably in the earliest phase of the project, is the key to a successful project. At JAA, we believe that it is essential for clients to have a reliable and independent representative whom they can trust to effectively manage every phase of their project on their behalf, with their key interests and objectives at the core of every decision made.

Our People

Bill Kemp



Trusted advisor

JAA provides support to our clients through the provision of our highly experienced and qualified team, each bringing a depth of knowledge and expertise diverse backgrounds and unique skill sets. We are as diverse as we are dynamic.

The value in using our services is in providing tangible value to the projects we deliver. We provide services to help deliver your projects in an informed and collaborative way. The value we add to our projects is aligned with our client’s key objectives and outcomes, whether it be achieving bottom line budget results to program deadlines, project risk management, quality design intent or numerous objectives concurrently, we align our focus with our client’s, and go over and above to achieve the desired outcomes.


Outstanding outcomes

Our approach to project management is to work closely with our client to identify the key project objectives and mutually agree on a strategy to achieve them. Regular and concise reporting and communication then keeps the client informed of all issues, progress, and key decisions to be made with client input and participation at their discretion. Our personnel’s technical backgrounds provide greater insight into project issues due to their additional experience and understanding of specific issues. This is done with the interests of the client and the project at the forefront of any action recommended.


Stakeholder coordination

We place a great emphasis on ensuring all the key participants in the project gain an understanding of the project objectives. Using open communication and a collaborative approach will achieve best for project outcomes at each point of the project lifecycle.


Project team


We believe that team building and establishing sound interpersonal relationships with the project team and stakeholders at the commencement of a project form an excellent foundation for success. Achieving Project Objectives through co-operation, goodwill and teamwork are the hallmarks of our approach to project delivery.


Procurement & contract administration

JAA is experienced in a range of different procurement methods in the delivery of projects. Our approach is to apply the most suitable procurement approach to each project, to achieve project success and minimise risk to the project. Our team has administered a range of Contract forms including all tiers of government from Construction Management to traditional lump sum contracts. We have also assisted clients in the development of Contract forms alongside industry legal partners to provide the appropriate form of Contract the project required for delivery.

What We Do

Diversity in experience & thinking

The diverse experience of our people provides our clients with unrivalled industry knowledge and understanding to be able to make the best decision at every twist and turn of the project journey. The people at JAA are diverse in background, meaning we are diverse in thinking. We are able to ‘think outside of the box’ and offer alternative points of view when actively seeking best for project solutions to problems faced at every stage of a project. This should provide you with the confidence that you have a team that will think on its feet, strive for success at every opportunity and deliver results to our clients collaboratively working towards a positive experience.

JAA is an Adelaide-based independent project management and advisory consultancy established in 1993.

We focus on technically challenging and specialised projects centred around social infrastructure, defence, and other industries in the public and private sectors.

Our team provides clients with a wide range of project management services throughout a project’s lifecycle; from feasibility studies and business case development, to asset reviews and superintendency services.

Demonstrating successful delivery of some of the most critical projects in South Australia, including the NRAH, Calvary Adelaide Hospital and ongoing roles in delivery of works for the Future Submarine Program at the Osbourne North Shipyard.

Better journey, better outcome.

Design Management

Procurement Advisory

Business Case Development

Contract Administration

Our Services

Project Management

Project Advisory


Animal Welfare League Head Office

Wingfield, SA

Our Projects

ANI Future Submarine Project

Osborne, SA

Calvary Hospital Consultancy Suites

Adelaide, SA

Australian Naval Infrastructure Headquarters

Osborne, SA

Edinburgh North

Adelaide, SA

Hospital project

Adelaide, SA

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