Project Manager - SATCOM

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, au
Company: QinetiQ
Category: Management Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 06:06:11

QinetiQ employs more than 6000 people in 51 locations around the world, offering our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products.

QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, provides technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. As an innovative science and technology company, we help solve some of our customers' most challenging problems. Our determination to deliver and improve today and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn.

We are currently looking for a  Project Manager  to join our SATCOM Business located in Canberra, ACT.

As  Project Manager  you will be required to:

  • Liaise and coordinate on SATCOM Projects within Defence, between Australian Government Departments, and
  • with Foreign Governments and Acquisition Agencies.

  • Develop artefacts to support SATCOM program activities
  • Undertake Program Management responsibilities
  • Represent Projects at Defence and Government Forums
  • Provide subject matter expertise on SATCOM to decision makers
  • To be successful for the role of  Project Manager  you will need:

  • High level written and communication skills
  • Understanding of Capability Lifecycle processes across AUSCANUKUS agencies, esp Australia and US DoD
  • Project and Program Management experience
  • Applicants MUST be eligible to hold an Australian Government security clearance.

    Life at QinetiQ

    Our people and our culture make QinetiQ a great place to work, we value integrity, collaboration and performance.

    QinetiQ is a Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice, Work180 Endorsed Employer for Women and past winner of the Defence Teaming Centre Employer of Choice Awards.

    We look after our people are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent in the market. We celebrate our differences and incorporate diversity and inclusion into everything we do. Our salary and benefits package is designed to make sure we support our diverse group of employees through the different stages of their life and careers.

    Some of our benefits include:

  • Annual professional development allocation and study leave
  • Flexible working options that suit you
  • Leave purchase scheme to balance what’s important to you
  • Loyalty leave, earn extra days of annual leave up to an additional 10 days per year
  • Performance bonus awards for individual and company success
  • Salary continuance Insurance, protecting you financially during times of ill health
  • Cultural or Religious day of significance leave to observe days of significance to you
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave with no minimum qualifying period
  • Dress for your day, no formal dress code just wear what feels good and suits your day
  • Give back with an annual volunteering day
  • Save money with our travel club and discounted health insurance options
  • Be supported with employee assistance services and family violence leave
  • A full list of our employee benefits and further information can be found here: 


    As the defence industry in Australia grows, it is an exciting time to join QinetiQ. What the company looks like today will be different to that of tomorrow as we navigate an ever changing world. To innovate for our customers advantage we value the need for diversity of thought in everything we do. We provide a flexible and inclusive environment where our people can bring their whole selves to work, meaningfully contribute and have equal opportunity to succeed. We actively seek applications from people who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Aligned with our Gender Equality Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan we also encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

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