STATUS: This Position Is No Longer Available

Defence / Emergency / Security / Security – Other

Permanent / Full Time

Position : Program Manager Land Project

Location : Brisbane

The Role 

The Program Manager LAND 159 Munitions is responsible for undertaking the successful execution of programs involving munitions through the assigned activities. Responsible for all aspects of the munitions program, you will develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including Defence as well as coordinate with other departments to ensure the successful and timely completion of projects. The ideal candidate will have an established background in program management and more specifically a robust knowledge of munitions, with excellent organisational skills, communication and scheduling abilities.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Strong technical knowledge across a range of munition products
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and budget
  • Manage project progress and adapt work as required, including changes to the project scope, schedule and cost
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyse the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Identify and manage risks, issues and opportunities
  • Collaborate with other program and project managers to support completion of assigned tasks 
  • Report to Directors on progress of the project deliverables
  • Coordinate internal resources and external third parties for the flawless execution of projects
  • Coordinate project meetings regarding munitions and oversee all incoming and outgoing project documentation 
  • Conduct project reviews and create detailed reports for key stakeholders
  • Review of data items required by munitions contracts
  • Manage client and stakeholder relationships and influence key decision makers within Defence on areas relevant to the contracted scope of work
  • Oversee support to the integration of munitions onto relevant platforms
  • Participate in the tender process for any programs involving munitions, this includes the development, submission and review processes
  • Manage suppliers and coordinate the delivery of product to and the client
  • Review munitions acceptance documentation from suppliers to enable acceptance of munitions by customers
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders when required, to assist in the delivery of munitions products to NIOA customers
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by upper management
  • Identify growth and new business opportunities and provision of support when required

Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the management of munitions in either engineering or logistics
  • Project management experience including formal qualifications in Project Management that meets the minimum requirements of the
  • Level 4-5 or the ability to obtain this following successful appointment
  • A high level of understanding of munition introduction into service requirements
  • Understanding of national and international munition standards and regulations
  • Excellent client-facing and interpersonal communication skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to work pragmatically under pressure when solving complex problems within tight time frames
  • Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally 


  • Broad knowledge of ADF LAND programs
  • Demonstrated experience of operations in the munitions’ environment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of all the elements of Product Support particularly logistics, engineering, logistics support analysis, training and technical publications


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