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Project Manager

Information Communication Technology, Security

Full time Adelaide
  • Rapidly growing 120+ person Australian owned, multiple roles
  • Linux, Multiple Distributed Networks, Defence
  • Attractive salary package, flexible working hours

About the Role

Consunet is hiring multiple Project Manager positions, part of the role you will be responsible for leading the development and delivery of complex Defence projects with integrated multi-disciplinary teams to shape the future of Australia's sovereign Electromagnetic Warfare (EW) capability.

Your role will include being responsible and accountable for all facets of Project Management across the Defence capability Lifecycle, engaging with key stakeholders and mentoring and developing your project team. In addition, you will be experienced in contract management, monitoring and analysing project data and reporting project performance to the Project Management Office, Executive Team and Defence.

An aspect of your duties will cover the establishment and control of project cost models, project financial performance, project risk, issue and opportunity and schedule management. Working within a complex Defence stakeholder environment, this role includes the ability to manage and interpret ambiguity to deliver against evolving business, project and customer needs and requirements within both a traditional and agile project management implementation.

To be considered for this role, you must be an Australian citizen.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • This role requires a Project Manager who is experienced, highly motivated, engaging, flexible and resilient.
  • Experience in delivering outcomes using traditional and agile project management methodologies.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, identify and evaluate risks and to manage complex and sensitive issues.
  • Demonstrate your ability in scheduling, risk management, resourcing, cost, and stakeholder management.
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of project management planning, execution and monitoring in accordance with accepted project management standards in the industry.
  • You are adaptable and have the necessary interpersonal skills to lead, develop and mentor individuals and teams communicating complicated technical and non-technical information with clarity and confidence.

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience in the Government/Defence industry.
  • Knowledge of ASDEFCON.
  • Ability to work with different project methodologies, such as waterfall and Agile.
  • Knowledge of Agile Delivery methods (SAFe).
  • Knowledgeable experience in project management fundamentals.
  • Relevant tertiary level education in Project Management or related field.
  • Knowledge and experience of Government procurement, finance, and reporting.
  • Motivation to lead a dynamic team supporting leading edge technology.

To be considered, candidates will have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Successful candidates must be eligible to hold and maintain an Australian Defence Security Clearance. Eligibility requirements can be found at www.defence.gov.au/security/clearances.

Benefits working for Consunet:

  • A workplace that believes in innovation, quality, and a work-life balance.
  • Flexible, inclusive and friendly work environment.
  • Competitive remuneration.
  • Salary packaging options.
  • Parental Leave
  • Study Loan Scheme
  • Career and skills progression through training and development to team members.
  • Access to cutting-edge technology, research, and agile project management practices.
  • Mentoring and support from our experienced team members.


Please send your covering letter summarising your experience and current resume to recruitment@consunet.com.au, noting in the subject line: Consunet – Project Manager

About Consunet

Consunet is headquartered in the Adelaide CBD with operations in Adelaide, Edinburgh (SA) and Canberra. We focus on the design, development, deployment and support of high-assurance software solutions – trusted software and systems that do exactly what they are supposed to, when and where they are supposed to do it, and with the cyber and security safeguards needed to protect it. We collaboratively work with customers to understand and solve complex problems, and to develop world-leading solutions that deliver enduring benefits.

As a 100% Australian-owned and operated corporation, Consunet strives to be the country’s leading cyber and spectrum security solution developer, and trusted industry partner to the Australian Defence and cyber security communities. A strong research and development and collaboration emphasis underpins our culture of innovation and excellence. We lead with vision to deliver trusted and sustainable outcomes for discerning and astute customers.

Are you seeking a challenging career with an Australian technology leader?

Consunet is a dynamic company on a rapid growth path. We are actively searching for suitably skilled Australians to join our team of trusted professionals.