Project Manager – AIR 6500

  • Company:
    Lockheed Martin Australia
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    22 hours ago
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Lockheed Martin is a dynamic, growing, and energetic organisation offering stimulating, challenging work at the forefront of technology. Lockheed Martin is a leader in Australia’s National Security, and our collaboration with Australian industry spans the Aeronautics, Maritime, Surveillance and Defence domains. We employ approximately 100,000 staff worldwide, and over 1000 staff in Australia across multiple locations.
About the program

AIR 6500 is the RAAF’s $3 billion program to develop a joint air battle management system that maximises the sensor capabilities offered by 5th Gen systems. AIR 6500 will create a fully networked ‘system of systems’ that synchronises air and missile defence operations in joint and coalition environments, maximising situational awareness and enhancing the speed of decision making across the battlespace.

As part of this exciting program, we are pleased to invite applications for the newly created position of Project Manager to join our Bid team; you can be based in Canberra, ACT, Newcastle, NSW or Adelaide, SA.

We’re looking for a proactive, solutions orientated self-starter who enjoys the challenge of working on large, complex programs.

You thrive in dynamic environments and are motivated by achieving results.
About the opportunity

You will support the Bid team and Senior Program Manager undertaking various project management duties, managing the schedule for AIR 6500 tasking activities and monitoring performance metrics.

Your responsibilities will include:

In terms of key responsibilities, you will:

  • Oversee progress on engineering tasks against program milestones
  • Assist to develop project artefacts including PMP, IMS, WBS and OBS to support bid phases
  • Develop the Proposal schedule in conjunction with Proposal Manager and Bid team
  • Manage Cost Account Management (CAM) tasks and report earned value metrics
  • Develop and manage the risks, issues and opportunities database
  • Assist with bids & proposal budgeting
  • Manage process to support ‘Make’ or ‘Buy’ decisions

About you:

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Experience in a similar role, particularly with bids, within the defence industry
  • A proven record in delivering complex projects/programs
  • Sound management skills within multi-discipline project teams
  • Highly developed communication skills, both oral and written
  • A thorough understanding of the interaction between technical, ILS and the Systems Engineering lifecycle
  • Experience with Open Plan Professional and/or Microsoft Project
  • Exposure to AS4360 (Risk Management) and ISO9001 (Quality Systems)
  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline and project management certification

Interstate and international travel may be required when current restrictions are lifted.

Special Requirements:

Applicants are required to be Australian Citizens and hold a current or re-instatable NV1 Defence Security Clearance.

Employment may be contingent on the satisfactory result of criminal and/or other background screens, which require the collection and transfer of personal information

What we offer you:

At Lockheed Martin we value our team and the contribution they make every day. We offer rewarding career pathways working on interesting projects that make a difference, continuous professional development and the opportunity to learn from a diverse team of talented individuals. In return we offer:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Options for genuine work/life flexibility
  • Membership to Destination Discounts – that saves you money on many every day purchases including supermarkets, petrol, department stores to name a few
  • Salary packaging for car leasing 

Equal Opportunity Statement

Lockheed Martin supports Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity in the workplace by creating a place of employment that is, harassment free, diverse, fair, ethical, inclusive, and values the contribution of all its employees. Diversity and inclusion are the foundation of our culture and reflect our values of doing what’s right, respecting others and performing with excellence. By leveraging our employees’ unique talents and experiences, we will deliver innovative, affordable solutions and unparalleled customer value.