Project Manager

Date: 21 May 2023

Location: Adelaide, South Australia, AU

Company: QinetiQ

QinetiQ employs more than 8000 people in more than 50 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, provides technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. 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.

We are currently looking for a Project Manager to join our Engineering Services Business, for exciting new project work based in Adelaide, South Australia. As part of QinetiQ’s support to our clients, you will be using your skills to support a range of software development projects and tasks. We are looking for motivated and driven individuals who are striving for a career in Project Management and looking to build a career with us in a dynamic team environment.  


As part of this Project Manager role you will be:

  • Assisting to define scope and estimating resources for new projects to support bid activity
  • Preparing project plans to support delivery 
  • Delivering the project in accordance with cost, schedule, requirements and commercial baselines
  • Developing project schedules and tracking of performance
  • Providing regular reporting to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Identification of risks and issues and effectively managing to closure
  • Supporting the relationship and communication with the client and all stakeholders, ensuring the project is delivered to their satisfaction


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

  • Diploma or equivalent in a Project Management discipline
  • Exposure to project management tools and principles  
  • Experience in supporting software projects with an understanding of software delivery methodologies is highly desirable
  • Business & commercial acumen and excellent stakeholder management skills 
  • Analytical skills to identify risks and issues including mitigation strategies
  • Excellent time management skills and communication skills


Candidates MUST hold, or be eligible to obtain an Australian Government Security Clearance (NV1). QinetiQ conducts pre-employment screening, including but not limited to identity verification and police checks, for all preferred candidates.


Looking for an Employer with Benefits?


At QinetiQ, our competitive remuneration and benefits package supports your evolving needs throughout your career. You’ll share in the company’s success, and be rewarded for your own. We’ll invest in your professional development and provide an inclusive environment for you to succeed.


Some of our benefits include:

  • Individual Professional development allowance
  • Flexible work
  • Purchased leave program & loyalty leave
  • Up to 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Annual incentive scheme
  • Complimentary salary continuance insurance
  • Annual volunteering leave with Operation Give Back
  • Relaxed dress code


A full list of our employee benefits can be found here:





As the defence industry in Australia grows, it is an exciting time to join QinetiQ. What the company looks like today will be different to that of tomorrow as we navigate an ever changing world. To innovate for our customers' advantage we value the need for diversity of thought in everything we do. We provide a flexible and inclusive environment where our people can bring their whole selves to work, meaningfully contribute and have equal opportunity to succeed. We actively seek applications from people who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Aligned with our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan, we also encourage applications from women, veterans and First Nations people. 

QinetiQ conducts pre-employment screening, including but not limited to identity verification and police checks, for all preferred candidates.