Project Manager (Contracts & Warranty) - (H636)

Project Manager (Contracts & Warranty) - (H636)

15 Sep
Thales Group
Brisbane Airport

15 Sep

Thales Group

Brisbane Airport

Location: Brisbane Airport, Australia

About Thales

Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Airspace Mobility Solutions, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.

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

We are looking to hire an experienced Project Manager for our Protected Vehicles business segment of Thales Australia. Our Bendigo site in Victoria design and manufacture protected vehicles (Bushmaster and Hawkei) and our Eagle Farm site where this role is based , is our main through life support and service facility.

Our products in the Protected Vehicles business include the Bushmaster, Hawkei, survivability enhancement kits, engineering support services and general maintenance services. With an unrivalled passion for what we do, our Support operations are pivotal to the ongoing success of both our Bushmaster and Hawkei platforms.

The Project Manager (Contracts & Warranty) is accountable for management of allocated projects within the Program ensuring the delivery of Contract obligations ‘in full’ and ‘on time’; Production performance targets as detailed in assigned Service Level Agreements; Agreed financial margins & fiduciary reporting; Financial forecasting & Risk management; Strategic planning – 5 year rolling business plans & Key customer account management

- Ensuring compliance with Project Management Office directives on Project Management processes and procedures.

- With Contracts Performance manager, drafting, negotiating and promulgating Service Level Agreements

- Delivering reliable and regularly updated Estimated Cost at Completion or Project Reports

- Meeting target cost (allocated cost) and hence margin, while permanently seeking to reduce costs, carefully manage risks and leverage internal and external opportunities

- Customer Management both internal and external

- Identifying, quantifying, allocating the responsibilities and managing the mitigation of the risks

How About You?

- Tertiary Qualification in Management or Advanced Diploma or relevant experience in Program Management ideally in contracts/Warranty

- Project management skills – proven ability to coordinate complex tasks and meet deadlines, experience in project planning and earned value techniques.

- Strong Commercial knowledge & be able to support delivery with a sound understanding of the business principles and practices

- Excellent report writing and verbal communications skills

- Proven customer management skills

Good to Know

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 –

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

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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