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Ground Segments Project Manager

Airbus Group Australia Pacific is seeking a Ground Segments Project Manager to join the Multi Role Helicopter (MRH90) Program Management Team as an integral member of the team charged with supporting the delivery of its Projects. The Multi-Role Helicopter is the most advanced tactical troop transport helicopter of the 21st Century.

This Project Manager Ground Segments is foreseen to provide a Project Management oversight for the Projects being conducted within the Departments responsibilities.

Reporting to the Manager Ground and Training Systems this position will ensure effective and efficient Project Management principles are in place for delivery of Ground Segment Projects and associated In-Service Support to support the greater MRH Program (and ARH Program with respect to Ground Systems) requirements.

To be successful in this opportunity, you will possess expertise in the following key skill areas.

  • Leadership over the Project Management execution of scope associated with the Ground of both MRH Program and associated ARH Tiger Program.
  • Strong communication skill enabling the applicant to work closely with various project team members, Managers and staff within the Department and across the Company and externally with suppliers and; team Spirit and facilitators to manage international stakeholders such as Airbus Helicopters, Thales and Hensoldt.
  • Reporting and Administration skills to develop weekly, monthly and other reporting to support the Manager Ground and Training Systems, Department Director and key Stakeholders (including the customer) to gain insights into both specific project issues and greater aggregated issues to which require focus.
  • Knowledge and Experience of delivery of Defence (or similar complexity) projects in accordance with a Project Governance Framework and experience of developing and maintaining Projects Schedules to support all Projects assigned to the role
  • Knowledge and Experience in conducting Cost Analysis for projects and business acumen in order to manage properly activities under its budget responsibilities and to expand the overall company business.

Applicants must be eligible for an Australian Government Security Clearance and have the capacity to satisfy pre-employment medical screening which may include drug and alcohol testing.

 About Airbus Australia Pacific

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, and is one of the world's leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Airbus in Australia Pacific is the region's largest helicopter manufacturer, employing more than 1750 people across 15 sites in Australia and New Zealand. With the largest market share in civilian and military helicopters, the company supports more than 500 Airbus Helicopters and is well recognised as a leading Through-Life-Support provider in military fixed wing and helicopter platforms.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary – on the ground, in the sky and in space.


Application Closing Date: 26th of January 2018.

Date Posted
Program & Project Management
Brisbane, QLD 4000
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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