APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5pm Monday 13th August 2018
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
NEGATIVE VETTING LEVEL 1
CANBERRA OR ADELAIDE (RAAF BASE EDINBURGH). Travel between these locations will be required on a regular basis
An Operational Key Improvements project will deliver the next level of capability supporting Force Protection Electronic Countermeasure testing. This capability comprises various systems acquired under JP154-1 and operational procurements, including:
Countermeasure Development and Validation systems including both COTs and developed bench testing hardware and software; and
Over the Air Testing systems including mobile telecommunication towers.
The Project Manager is required to undertake significant stakeholder management and engagement in Canberra and Adelaide to undertake this work. The PM will be required to organise and manage meetings with Stakeholders, identify and manage risks and provide regular monthly reports on progress.
Required Qualifications, Skills & Experience
Recognised Project Management qualifications and/or 5+ years' experience as a project manager in CASG projects.
Essential skills of the Project Manager:
Experience in scoping and documenting project requirements and implementation;
Knowledge of and experience with legislative frameworks compliance, government decision making processes and Defence's mission and policy requirements;
Ability to work remotely and achieve outcomes with minimal supervision; and
Highly developed written and oral communication skills.
Highly Desirable skills of the Project Manager:
Relevant project management experience within the Defence Land domain;
Recent experience/knowledge of CASG/government approval processes; and
Working knowledge of the CLC (capability lifecycle)
The skill level considered for the role is either Level 2 (Practitioner) or Level 3 (Advanced Practitioner).
The key tasks of the role may include, but are not limited to:
Manage a range of project activities as required to deliver initial project scoping documents;
Coordinate and engage with stakeholders to define and agree user requirements;
Prepare correspondence, briefs and reports as required;
Create Project Documentation - Project Management Plan, schedule and budget;
Develop and undertake procurement, as required, which will including drafting financial approval documents, statement of works, tenders and contracts;
Identify risks and opportunities and take account of these in planning, decision making and priority setting;
Communicate and collaborate with external stakeholders to gain agreement and manage expectations; and
Coordinate board meetings and reviews to achieve governance decisions.
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