Defence Acquisition Specialists

Job Title: Defence Acquisition Specialists
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH44595_1590129558
Contact Name: Kelly Foxwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 22, 2020 16:39

Job Description

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Contribute to the successful set up and planning of major projects as you make an impact on Australia's Defence capabilities.

As partnered with one of our key Defence clients we currently have an exciting opportunity based in Canberra to become a member of a task team working from Pre-Gate Zero. We are seeking applications from experienced Project Managers, Business Analysts, Logistics Managers, Project Engineers and Risk Managers with a background in a Defence environment.

The successful applicants will have a proven understanding of Defence projects and programs in their infancy. In this role you will have a direct influence on outcomes across the business and Australia's Defence capabilities.

The roles:

  • Identify and engage with stakeholders to formulate and communicate the basis of the Task Statement
  • Provide ongoing leaderships/mentorship to project team members
  • Actively contribute towards Pre-Gate Zero deliverables
  • Deliver project outcomes in accordance with agreed schedules
  • Work in a cross functional team sharing and contributing to the strategic goals

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Tertiary degree or higher qualification
  • Proven experience in risk and issue management on major Defence acquisition project
  • Proven experience managing and deliver projects to the value of $50M or higher
  • Experience and understanding of Pre-Gate Zero processes in the Project environment
  • Firm understanding of Defence security requirements
  • Demonstrated experience working on major technology development & delivery projects
  • Experience in scheduling & procurement for complex project
  • Experience with open plan professional and MS project
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal

Due to the nature of this project applicants are required to hold a current or reinstatable NV1 security clearance.

About Kinexus

Kinexus is Australia's Leading supplier of Recruitment Solutions to the Defence and Aerospace Sectors. Working within the Defence environment for over 18 years, we partner with some of the largest Defence projects and organisations in Australia.


To apply, please click on the application button and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, contact Kelly Foxwell on 08 8432 0493. #LI-KF
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