Project Manager - Emerging Defence Projects

Job Title: Project Manager - Emerging Defence Projects
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: CR/005884_1626250636
Contact Name: Adrian Broadhead
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 14, 2021 18:17

Job Description

Defence continues to set out and deliver, what is a once in a generation upgrade of it's platforms and systems. With the ever evolving challenges and technology our Defence Force faces, we need to be ready be at the forefront of technology.

Finite are currently seeking experienced Defence Project Managers from an engineering background, (ideally aerospace) to support our partners in the emerging project space. These are ACT based opportunities.

You will be given a large amount of autonomy to provide support and define requirements to various pre-Gate 0 activities. You will work under broad direction to deliver project tasks to the meet the capability requirements of the respective project/s.

Role Responsibilities

  • Manage all project activities including support to strategic planning for managing resources and program priorities
  • Management of project scope, schedules, risk, budgets and resources
  • Preparation of briefings, reports and returns relating to project progress inline with organisational requirements;
  • Actively manage working relationships to understand stakeholder requirements and expectations
  • Development of future contracting concept for the Capability.
  • Develop the project plans and supporting artefacts required to gain

Candidates will require an in-depth knowledge of project methodology within CASG, and a thorough knowledge of the Defence Capability Life Cycle

Skills & Experience

  • Formal Qualifications in Project Management
  • Prior experience in initiating and planning Defence CASG project
  • Must have emerging or pre-gate 0 and later experience
  • Must come from a Defence engineering background
  • Must hold an active Defence security clearance of NV1 or higher
  • Prince 2, PMBOK and PMP highly desirable

If you feel this is the role for you. Please submit your cv in WORD FORMAT and apply via the attched link.

Who are we

Finite is an Australian owned, award winning independent Defence and Government technology recruitment company. We currently supply to many of the country's largest prime contractors, SMEs, PSPs, State and Federal Government organisations.