Project Manager

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 business, based in South Australia.In 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, enabling our customers to make sound decisions about cost, time and performance.You will provide Project Management expertise to the customer to develop and define their requirements and needs, and ensure the objectives of the project are achieved.As Project Manager you will be responsible for:Working with the customer to develop and define their requirements and needs.Developing business cases for approval and providing a resourcing plan for delivery.Ensuring all program activities are aligned to the objectives and championed.Measuring and reporting project status.Addressing and rectifying issues that arise.Providing input to assessment reports and decision briefsTo be successful for the role of Project Manager you will require:Extensive project management experience within a large complex acquisition project.Understanding of Defence procurement processes and procedures.Well-developed interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience in building and maintaining stakeholder relations to influence and lead decision makers.Demonstrated ability to set priorities, multi task and work under pressure.Candidates will be required to obtain an Australian Government secret clearance which will require Australian citizenship.Applications close on Thursday 18 July 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 and 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 Australia - SA Adelaide
Job Opportunity | Project Manager | QinetiQ - Operations and Delivery

Project Manager

  • Utilise your Defence procurement expertise
  • Attractive Employee Benefits
  • Endorsed Employer of Choice

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 business, based in South Australia.

In 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, enabling our customers to make sound decisions about cost, time and performance.

You will provide Project Management expertise to the customer to develop and define their requirements and needs, and ensure the objectives of the project are achieved.

As Project Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Working with the customer to develop and define their requirements and needs.
  • Developing business cases for approval and providing a resourcing plan for delivery.
  • Ensuring all program activities are aligned to the objectives and championed.
  • Measuring and reporting project status.
  • Addressing and rectifying issues that arise.
  • Providing input to assessment reports and decision briefs

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

  • Extensive project management experience within a large complex acquisition project.
  • Understanding of Defence procurement processes and procedures.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience in building and maintaining stakeholder relations to influence and lead decision makers.
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities, multi task and work under pressure.

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

Applications close on Thursday 18 July 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 and 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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