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Project Officer (001608) in Sydney at Inmarsat

Date Posted: 2/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract
  • Location:
    Sydney
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Date Posted:
    2/16/2018

Job Description

Primary role purpose:
The primary purpose of this role is to work on a Defence software development project, ensuring assigned project work is delivered on time and to a high quality standards. You will execute a wide range of tasks including administering the schedule and issues lists etc., write plans for submission to the customer and any other tasks required to get the project done. You will provide support to the Project/Program Manager to ensure that contractual deliverables are met, delivered on time and to specification

Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities:

The candidate will

  • Execute any project related activities as required by the Project/ Program Manager and the Senior Director.
  • Prepare and author project documentation.
  • Administer the schedules and issues list, write plans for submission to the customer
  • Conduct problem solving analysis to resolve project related issues
  • Be responsible for customer-focussed status reporting, ensuring that, as far as practicable, customers are fully informed
  • Manage suppliers and contractors where necessary to ensure delivery is on time and to specification
  • Adhere to the WHS responsibilities and policies of Inmarsat as per the organisations Safety Management System

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • 5+ years in a similar role working on defence style programs
  • Must have experience of working on AUSDEFCON.
  • Strong written communication skills are essential.
  • Advanced computer skills (MS Project, Excel, Word)
  • Australian citizen is essential
  • Ability to qualify for Australian Defence baseline clearance is essential
  • Ability to work well in a team environment

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience working with military/government customers with Knowledge is highly regarded. In particular, knowledge of AUSDEFCON will be an advantage.