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Project Engineering Manager

ACT > Canberra

Applications Close: Tuesday, June 28, 2016


• Lead a talented information, communication and technology (ICT) engineering team in the delivery of support services 
• Use your superior stakeholder engagement ability in this key role
• Based in Canberra, ACT

As a result of planned growth across our Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance business, we require an energetic and committed Project Engineering Manager to join the team.

As the Project Engineering Manager you will deliver the engineering outputs of the project within the triple constraints of quality, cost and schedule and that assigned projects are achieved in accordance with the contractual and company requirements.

This pivotal role will see you lead a team spread across sites in Canberra, Sydney and  Adelaide  to deliver essential Support Services to the Air Component – Command and Control Capability System.  Working closely with the customer, the Commonwealth of Australia, you will be required to maintain strong customer relationships and have experience in complex stakeholder management.

In terms of more specific responsibilities, you will:

• Manage all engineering and engineering governance of the AC-C2CS project, including business as usual, and survey and quote engineering activities
• Perform engineering governance in accordance with applicable Commonwealth, and BAE Systems' corporate and project, policies and procedures
• Manage assigned project stakeholder relationships to ensure that the relationships contribute positively to project success
• Support and mentor the project team members in the management of their own stakeholder relationships
• Oversee the development of the engineering aspects of  survey and quote proposals in response to customer requests
• Contribute to project operating model improvement initiatives by the implementation  and subsequent tailoring of engineering best practices
• Contribute to overall leadership of the project by proactively supporting peer leaders, and role modelling positive and collaborative behaviours
• Understand applicable defence technical regulatory frameworks

 As the ideal applicant you will have:
• Significant experience in the engineering aspects of delivering solutions in complex information, communication and technology (ICT) environments
• Strong customer and stakeholder engagement skills in a multi-stakeholder environment
• The ability to apply engineering best practice in an adaptive and flexible way to ensure internal and external stakeholder expectations are met
• The ability to define engineering approaches that integrate internal and external stakeholder expectations
• The ability to provide leadership, support and mentoring to engineering teams to deliver outcomes in a complex and uncertain environment
• The ability to support the management of customer dependencies so as to hold customers accountable for those dependencies whilst maintaining positive customer relationships
• Strong emotional intelligence and a good understanding of people
• Exceptional communication skills and be a pragmatic thinker and comfortable with change

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Applications should be addressed to: Lesley Mackman, Senior Recruitment Specialist

Please ensure you attach a current resume and copy of your relevant qualification(s) to your application. A cover letter is preferred.

At BAE Systems you will find support for training and development, competitive benefits and family friendly, flexible work practices in addition to a genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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