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Senior Project Manager - MSP

Date: 02-May-2022

Location: Greater Melbourne, Victoria, 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.

About the Role

Due to ongoing work, we are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our Major Service Provider (MSP) team, based in Melbourne.

In our Major Service Provider (MSP) Division, we are part of a consortium of independent, technical partners, who share the Government’s commitment to growing Defence industry capability so it is able to deliver large integrated work packages across Defence domains and 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

 

To be successful in the role of Senior Project Manager you will need to bring with you:

  • Extensive project management experience in a complex Defence project
  • Experience in ASDEFCON and performance management frameworks
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience in building and maintaining stakeholder relations
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities, multi task and work under pressure
  • Strong initiative and ability to engage with and influence stakeholders

 

 

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

 

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)

 

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 18 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/en-au/careers/benefits

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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.