Senior Project Manager L61

Senior Project Manager L61

15 Sep
Thales Group

15 Sep

Thales Group


Location: Rydalmere, Australia

About Thales

Thales people provide armed forces customers with operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defence mission systems solutions at land, sea, and air. Our platforms extend across the battlespace including Above and Sonar, Electronic Combat, and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems.

We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create.

Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace culture of shared respect that enables all of us to feel valued, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from diverse backgrounds. Talk to us about any support or accessibility requirements you may need and how we support flexibility in the workplace.

Wellbeing matters at Thales, and where possible we encourage a flexible work culture.

About Your Role

In this newly created role you will lead and manage bids and projects whilst engaging transversely across Maritime functions to support bid/project deliverables and outcomes.

Specifically you will:

• Execute, monitor and control the project with adherence to gate reviews, schedule and budget

• Strategically manage stakeholders and associated communications both external and internal.

• Build and enrich customer experience by ensuring products and services delivered exceed where possible, customer expectations.

• Perform a bid management function of developing a winning strategy with specific win themes and ensuring it translates into a compelling offer.

• Coordinate and negotiate input from suppliers and partners and overseas subcontracts.

• Identify KPI’s and conduct complex analysis to provide early alert on significant emerging variances and risks. Develop mitigation strategies to counter variances and risks.

How About You?

•Degree qualified in business, engineering, project management or other suitable discipline, as well as IPMA Certification (or eligibility towards)

•Proven leadership skills and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams

•Demonstrable bid and project management experience at a senior level with multi-partners or major co-contractors

•Experience in the delivery of high value software/hardware based projects

•Previous experience within a defence industry will be highly regarded

Good to Know

You’ll receive an email acknowledgement after you’ve applied, Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants.

As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate clearance.To learn more about clearances please visit –

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

Prior to offer you’ll complete a pre-employment police and medical.

For more information on Thales visit us @ThalesCareers on Instagram

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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