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Project Support

Date: 23-Feb-2021

Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, AU

Company: QinetiQ

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, 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.

Level 2 Project Support

  • Utilise your skills and grow into Project Management
  • Endorsed employer of choice
  • Attractive employee benefits


We are currently looking for a Level 2 Project Support Officer to join our Major Service Provider Division, based in Canberra.


As a Level 2 Project Support Officer your responsibilities will include

  • Liaison and coordination within Defence, between Government Departments and agencies
  • Development of project artefacts to support program activities
  • Management of project documentation and data
  • Project analysis
  • Assist with schedules
  • Liaise with stakeholders


To be successful in the role of Project Support Officer, you will need to bring with you

  • Excellent communication both verbal and written
  • Skilled in managing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders
  • Knowledge of risk management principles
  • Exposure to Project Management and/or Program Management methodologies (desirable)
  • Experience in Government agencies or industry
  • NV1 security clearance (desirable)


Candidates will need to be eligible to obtain an Australian Government Security Clearance.

Applications will close no later than 5 March 2021.


MSP Services

Our MSP (Major Service Provider) Division, is part of a consortium of independent, technical partners, which include Nova Systems and PwC; supported by a range of specialist SMEs.  We share and support Defence’s commitment to growing and improving Australia’s military capability.  We do this by delivering large, long term, integrated work packages across the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG).  In doing so we work closely with both uniformed and public service staff to help plan the acquisition and support of advanced military systems and equipment through the provision of rigorous analysis, advice and assurance; we relish solving the unique and challenging problems this work entails.  

By joining us you could be working on any of the following work packages; Communication Systems Branch, Explosive Materiel Branch (EMB), Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare Branch (ISREW), Aerospace Surveillance and Response Branch (ASR), Air Training and Aviation Common System Program Office (ATACSPO), Land Services Division (LSD). 


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 Gender Equality Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan we also encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.