Project Manager


Key information

Program / Customer Relations
Employees / Staff
Sydney nsw, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA
Permanent, Full-time
Bachelor's Degree
More than 5 years

Job description

About the role

The objective of the Project Manager is to ensure the successful delivery of SEDA products for assigned programs. This role will work within a team structure, oversee and contribute to the development of designs, ILS functions, hardware and software and other supporting functions for SEDA programs including progress monitoring and reporting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • • Manage assigned projects to meet the cost, schedule and quality requirements of the contract;
  • • Meet the project financial targets;
  • • Manage and coordinate assigned project team members and other resources to ensure project requirements including;
o Engineering (hardware and software)
o ILS and other supporting functions
o Commercial and legal
  • • Build and maintain effective customer relationships
  • • Local implementation of SEDA business strategy working in conjunction with Australian Commonwealth capability requirements
  • • Provide support to the Sales & Marketing team including;
o Taking part in tender responses through bids and proposals as required
  • • Development of mid-term and long term technology plan
  • • Management of subcontractors to ensure project completion is on schedule and on budget.

Job requirements

Experience and technical skills:

  • • 5 years' experience in Project Management in Defence or similar highly regulated environment
  • • Knowledge of Defence Acquisition and Sustainment contracts highly desirable
  • • Tertiary qualification in Project Management or Engineering
  • • Specialised knowledge and/or practical application of optronics, navigation and/or radar systems - desirable
  • • Experience with defence Earned Value Management Systems - desirable
  • • Demonstrated experience managing projects with overseas suppliers;
  • • Demonstrated knowledge of the application of the Work Health & Safety Act, Environmental Protection Act and the relevance to product supply in Australia
  • • Advanced use of MS Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Project)

Can demonstrate:

  • • Ability to obtain and maintain an Australian Department of Defence security clearance to Negative Vetting Level 1
  • • Established good working relationships with ADF organisations or local industry
  • • Customer focused
  • • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • • Proactive, Autonomous, Rigorous, Organised
  • • Interest in advanced technologies
  • • Strong work ethic

How to Apply

Candidates must currently have the legal right to work in Australia to be eligible to apply for this position.
Please note all final applicants for this position will be asked to complete a national police check and each application will be considered on its merits.
All applications should include a covering letter and up to date CV and be submitted to the attention of Human Resources quoting reference number PM0720.

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Company information

Safran Electronics & Defense

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Electronics & Defense is a world leader in optronics, avionics, electronics and critical software for civil and defense applications. The company's products are deployed worldwide on more than 1,000 ships, 25,000 armored vehicles and 10,000 aircraft.

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