Senior Project Manager - Defence

  • AeroPM
  • Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 29 Mar, 2021
Full time Defence and Aerospace Government Project Manager Program Manager

Job Description

About AeroPM:

Established in 2014, AeroPM is a professional services consulting firm that engages across the private, government and military sectors. Based in Canberra, AeroPM works with its clients Australia-wide to deliver a range of complex technical projects. AeroPM personnel are highly qualified and customer focussed authentic leaders, trained to perform in complex strategic environments. 

100% Australian Veteran owned and operated:

AeroPM is a 100% locally owned and operated Australian Industry firm with the expert capability and experience that the Government of Australia seeks to achieve their commitment to the Integrated Investment Program. Our talent have been trusted to wear the uniform and operate the capability. We know what Defence and the warfighter needs to succeed in their mission. Our point of difference is our people.

Position Description:

AeroPM is seeking qualified and experienced Senior Project Managers. As forward-leaning, reliable professionals, responsive to change and adept in dealing with the complexities of Defence Acquisition and Sustainment, AeroPM Project Managers bring stability to complex environments. This role will see you supporting high-profile Defence projects across Land, Air, Maritime or Joint domain. You will use your knowledge and understanding of the Capability Life Cycle (CLC) and experience in managing complex projects/programs within Defence and CASG to coordinate Major Capital Acquisition Projects and multi-disciplinary teams.

Other skill sets:

AeroPM is specialised in integrating experience and competence to provide exemplary customer-focussed professional services across the capability lifecycle. As we continue to rapidly grow our capability within the Defence sector, we are looking for experienced Consultants to join our amazing team across Australia, in the following disciplines: 

  • Project Management
  • Engineering
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Integrated Logistics
  • Procurement and Contracting
  • Certification / Airworthiness ​​
  • Capability Definition
  • FIC and Stakeholder Communication
  • Corporate Performance Services

If you don't have one of the skills above, but have professional certifications and qualifications in another relevant field of interest then we are also interested in talking to you. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

At AeroPM, we are continually searching for passionate, highly motivated and driven professionals with proven domain knowledge and experience, who exhibit strong work ethic, work extremely well in teams and who espouse flexibility, innovation, and customer-focus in the workplace.

If you believe that you are a high performer and a great fit for our organisation and have attained one or more of the following eligibility criteria then we would love to hear from you. 

  • Tertiary Qualifications in your chosen profession
  • Relevant Professional Certifications
  • Recent Experience within Defence and/or CASG
  • Relevant Experience at the Senior Management Level within your profession
  • Australian citizens with a minimum Baseline security clearance or be eligible to obtain an Australian Government Security Clearance prior to commencement of engagement.

What we offer:

Do you want to be part of an amazing team, with a fantastic company culture, that pays really, really well, and supports you to work on projects that you are absolutely passionate about!!! We believe that our people are our most important asset and we strive to develop an internal organisational culture where the focus is on our employees. The AeroPM culture strives to ensure that our employees are:

  • Supported through the transition process
  • Mentored within their new roles at AeroPM
  • Challenged in their employment
  • Involved in company activities
  • Paid well in recognition of their expertise and awesomeness
  • Appreciated for their contribution
  • Valued for their efforts 
  • Empowered to succeed
  • Trusted to deliver
  • Free to choose employment options to suit their professional and personal lifestyle

Upon joining AeroPM, we create opportunities for our employees in the areas and domains that they are interested in and we give our employees the opportunity to grow and thrive without limitations. At AeroPM you are in control of your career from day 1 with the flexibility and stability in employment that you deserve. 

 Your CV - Leave it in Defence Language and keep it short:

 The team at AeroPM fully understand the Defence Language and consequently we ask that you don't try and civilianise your CV. We would love to see your Defence roles in your CV written in a language that we both understand. Don’t worry if you haven't written a CV since you joined Defence, we just want to see the roles that you have completed and a quick description of what you did in your role. Please don't over do it, keep it short and sweet!