Project Manager – Melbourne

About Us As an innovative science and technology company, we help solve some of our customers' most challenging problems. Our determination to deliver and improve today, and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn.QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, provide technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. QinetiQ employs more than 6000 people in 51 locations around the world. In Australia we employ more than 400 across the ACT, QLD, NSW, SA and VIC. About the Role An opportunity exists for a Project Manager within our Advisory Services Division, based in Melbourne.For our Advisory Services division, everything starts with a problem that needs a solution. We act as an independent, technical partner for customers looking to procure defined services and develop specific capabilities. We help them diagnose, rationalise and solve intractable problems by providing analysis, advice and assurance. Whether operating on the ocean floor, or in orbit, we get under the skin of a problem to enable our customers to make sound decisions about cost, time and performance.As Project Manager you will be responsible for:Leading a team to provide project management, engineering and logistic services to multiple Defence Land and Sea projects.Providing strategic advice to Senior Stakeholders on capability options, acquisition strategies and Program risks and issues.Supporting complex project and contract managementSupporting the development of complex business cases and delivery strategiesManaging the scope and deliverables of your area of responsibilityStakeholder engagement within the Defence environmentManaging rapidly changing schedules and project prioritiesTo be successful for the role of Project Manager the ideal applicant will require:Significant experience in leadership and management in a range of challenging environments and settingsExperience in project controls and co-ordination of contract deliverablesDemonstrated ability to set priorities, multi task and work under pressureKnowledge of modem writing standards and processes, or Defence Writing Standards (not essential)Demonstrated experience in a large capability acquisition projects, preferably but not essential experience in Defence LAND projectsMS Project / Prince 2 / Agile Candidates will be required to obtain an Australian Government Baseline clearance which will require Australian citizenship.Applications close on 21st November 2019Life at QinetiQ Our people and our culture make QinetiQ a great place to work, we value integrity, collaboration and performance.QinetiQ is a Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice, Work180 Endorsed Employer for Women and past winner of the Defence Teaming Centre Employer of Choice Awards.We look after our people are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent in the market. We celebrate our differences and incorporate diversity and inclusion into everything we do. Our salary and benefits package is designed to make sure we support our diverse group of employees through the different stages of their life and careers.Some of our benefits include:Annual professional development allocation and study leaveFlexible working options that suit youLeave purchase scheme to balance what’s important to youLoyalty leave,  earn extra days of annual leave up to an additional 10 days per yearPerformance bonus awards for individual and company successSalary continuance Insurance, protecting you financially during times of ill healthCultural or Religious day of significance leave to observe days of significance to youUp to 16 weeks paid parental leave with no minimum qualifying periodDress for your day, no formal dress code just wear what feels good and suits your dayGive back with an annual volunteering daySave money with our travel club and discounted health insurance optionsBe supported with employee assistance services and family violence leaveA full list of our employee benefits and further information can be found here: https://www.qinetiq.com/au/Careers/Benefits#LI-DC1 130000 AUD Australia - VIC Melbourne - All locations Melbourne 3000
Job Opportunity | Project Manager - Melbourne | QinetiQ - Operations and Delivery

Project Manager - Melbourne

  • Endorsed Employer of Choice
  • Attractive benefits including Flexible Working and Paid Study Leave
  • Utilise your Project Management Expertise

About Us

As an innovative science and technology company, we help solve some of our customers' most challenging problems. Our determination to deliver and improve today, and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn.

QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, provide technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. QinetiQ employs more than 6000 people in 51 locations around the world. In Australia we employ more than 400 across the ACT, QLD, NSW, SA and VIC. 

About the Role

An opportunity exists for a Project Manager within our Advisory Services Division, based in Melbourne.

For our Advisory Services division, everything starts with a problem that needs a solution. We act as an independent, technical partner for customers looking to procure defined services and develop specific capabilities. We help them diagnose, rationalise and solve intractable problems by providing analysis, advice and assurance. Whether operating on the ocean floor, or in orbit, we get under the skin of a problem to enable our customers to make sound decisions about cost, time and performance.

As Project Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Leading a team to provide project management, engineering and logistic services to multiple Defence Land and Sea projects.
  • Providing strategic advice to Senior Stakeholders on capability options, acquisition strategies and Program risks and issues.
  • Supporting complex project and contract management
  • Supporting the development of complex business cases and delivery strategies
  • Managing the scope and deliverables of your area of responsibility
  • Stakeholder engagement within the Defence environment
  • Managing rapidly changing schedules and project priorities

To be successful for the role of Project Manager the ideal applicant will require:

  • Significant experience in leadership and management in a range of challenging environments and settings
  • Experience in project controls and co-ordination of contract deliverables
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities, multi task and work under pressure
  • Knowledge of modem writing standards and processes, or Defence Writing Standards (not essential)
  • Demonstrated experience in a large capability acquisition projects, preferably but not essential experience in Defence LAND projects
  • MS Project / Prince 2 / Agile 

Candidates will be required to obtain an Australian Government Baseline clearance which will require Australian citizenship.

Applications close on 21st November 2019

Life at QinetiQ

Our people and our culture make QinetiQ a great place to work, we value integrity, collaboration and performance.

QinetiQ is a Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice, Work180 Endorsed Employer for Women and past winner of the Defence Teaming Centre Employer of Choice Awards.

We look after our people are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent in the market. We celebrate our differences and incorporate diversity and inclusion into everything we do. Our salary and benefits package is designed to make sure we support our diverse group of employees through the different stages of their life and careers.

Some of our benefits include:

  • Annual professional development allocation and study leave
  • Flexible working options that suit you
  • Leave purchase scheme to balance what’s important to you
  • Loyalty leave,  earn extra days of annual leave up to an additional 10 days per year
  • Performance bonus awards for individual and company success
  • Salary continuance Insurance, protecting you financially during times of ill health
  • Cultural or Religious day of significance leave to observe days of significance to you
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave with no minimum qualifying period
  • Dress for your day, no formal dress code just wear what feels good and suits your day
  • Give back with an annual volunteering day
  • Save money with our travel club and discounted health insurance options
  • Be supported with employee assistance services and family violence leave

A full list of our employee benefits and further information can be found here: https://www.qinetiq.com/au/Careers/Benefits

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