Project Support Officer

Project Support OfficeQinetiQ employs more than 6000 people in 51 locations around the world, offering our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products.QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, is a consulting and engineering services provider, giving independent and trusted advice to Government, Defence and Industry. Our success is founded on the industry-leading knowledge, integrity, performance and dedication of our people. Even though we are part of a global company, our offices have a very local feel; we employ more than 380 employees in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney, Newcastle, Western Sydney and Melbourne.An opportunity exists for a Project Support Officer within our MSP Services division, reporting into our Melbourne office.For our MSP Division, we are part of a consortium of independent, technical partners, who share the Defence’s commitment to growing the capability of delivering large integrated work packages across the CASG domains and CoE functions.  As part of this consortium, we provide ‘Strategic Partner’, ‘Capability Partner’ and ‘Integrated Work Partner’ services for the next 11 years.  We help 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 performanceAs the Project Support Officer you will be working on a large complex project and will be responsible for Life cycle costing, cost estimation and validation, and offer support to the project, including data management, risk management, measurement and schedule management  To be successful for the role of Project Support Officer you will require:An understanding of the project Life cycle costing, cost estimation and validationSystems safety experience with explosive ordnance, weapons systems integration or platform integration is highly desirableExperience in strong Project management support within a large complex project environmentExperience with data, risk management, measurement and schedule management.Working knowledge of Department of Defence process and procedures (preferred).Eligibility to obtain an Australian Government secret clearance is required.Applications close on 15th July 2019What we offerWithout the collective smarts of our people, we would not be able to achieve what we do. The importance that we place on each and every employee shows in the working environment we offer: We value everybody’s contribution; we encourage innovation, diversity and development; we empower people to challenge themselves and the status quo; we foster growth, both personally and professionally. We look after our people and have an attractive compensation package which supports all our employees through different stages of their careers, some of these include:Individual Professional Development AllocationFlexible WorkingSalary Continuance (Income Protection)Up to 16 weeks Paid Parental LeaveStudy Leave (Up to 5 days paid leave per year)Leave Purchase and Loyalty LeavePerformance based rewardsSalary Sacrifice and Novated LeasingReferral bonusesDress for your dayA full list of our employee benefits and further information can be found here: https://www.qinetiq.com/au/Careers/Benefits Australia - VIC Melbourne - All locations
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Project Support Officer

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  • Attractive benefits including Flexible Working and Paid Study Leave
  • Utilise your project support skills within a large complex project

Project Support Office

QinetiQ employs more than 6000 people in 51 locations around the world, offering our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products.

QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, is a consulting and engineering services provider, giving independent and trusted advice to Government, Defence and Industry. Our success is founded on the industry-leading knowledge, integrity, performance and dedication of our people. Even though we are part of a global company, our offices have a very local feel; we employ more than 380 employees in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney, Newcastle, Western Sydney and Melbourne.

An opportunity exists for a Project Support Officer within our MSP Services division, reporting into our Melbourne office.

For our MSP Division, we are part of a consortium of independent, technical partners, who share the Defence’s commitment to growing the capability of delivering large integrated work packages across the CASG domains and CoE functions.  As part of this consortium, we provide ‘Strategic Partner’, ‘Capability Partner’ and ‘Integrated Work Partner’ services for the next 11 years.  We help 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 the Project Support Officer you will be working on a large complex project and will be responsible for Life cycle costing, cost estimation and validation, and offer support to the project, including data management, risk management, measurement and schedule management  To be successful for the role of Project Support Officer you will require:

  • An understanding of the project Life cycle costing, cost estimation and validation
  • Systems safety experience with explosive ordnance, weapons systems integration or platform integration is highly desirable
  • Experience in strong Project management support within a large complex project environment
  • Experience with data, risk management, measurement and schedule management.
  • Working knowledge of Department of Defence process and procedures (preferred).

Eligibility to obtain an Australian Government secret clearance is required.

Applications close on 15th July 2019

What we offer

Without the collective smarts of our people, we would not be able to achieve what we do. The importance that we place on each and every employee shows in the working environment we offer: We value everybody’s contribution; we encourage innovation, diversity and development; we empower people to challenge themselves and the status quo; we foster growth, both personally and professionally. We look after our people and have an attractive compensation package which supports all our employees through different stages of their careers, some of these include:

  • Individual Professional Development Allocation
  • Flexible Working
  • Salary Continuance (Income Protection)
  • Up to 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave
  • Study Leave (Up to 5 days paid leave per year)
  • Leave Purchase and Loyalty Leave
  • Performance based rewards
  • Salary Sacrifice and Novated Leasing
  • Referral bonuses
  • Dress for your day

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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