Engineering Manager

Job Title: Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Adelaide, South Australia
Salary: AU$150000 - AU$170000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH43431_1574749968
Contact Name: Claire Whitehouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 26, 2019 17:32

Job Description

Engineering Manager

Tired of the bureaucracy in a large organisation? Then play more of a part in a niche environment with the opportunity to collaborate and lead a team of talent engineers.

At the same time work with some of the latest state of the art electronics.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage engineering activities through the System Definition, Preliminary Design, Detailed Design, Verification and Support phases of the engineering life cycle;
  • Guide the development of the project, the definition and allocation of work activities and implement scope controls in order to meet project budget and schedules
  • Lead, motivate and guide the engineering team and review the work undertaken by other professional engineers to achieve or maintain the required system functionality;
  • Oversee the development of technical solutions to ensure that they satisfy contracted technical performance and are safe to own, operate and maintain;
  • Mentor the project team to adhere to standard engineering tools and processes during all development, test and support phases including, hardware and software configuration management;
  • Manage project engineering resources through effective planning, staff training and development, and assess staff performance;
  • Manage customer relationships through effective internal and external communications and reporting;

Key Competency Requirements:

  1. Demonstrated ability to think and operate strategically with a focus on business strategic goals;
  2. Ability to lead and motivate a multi-disciplined engineering team to deliver quality outcomes on time and within cost constraints;
  3. Well-developed communication skills and a demonstrated experience in successful customer management; and
  4. Demonstrated commitment to Work Health and Safety (WHS) procedures and practices
  5. Strong interpersonal, leadership, people development and motivational skill
  6. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and professionally across functional teams to achieve goals.
  7. Ability to instill a sense of urgency, commitment and focus on the right priorities in delivering safe and compliant products on time and within budget.


  • At least 10 years' overall experience in successfully delivering complex electronic systems.
  • Experience in one or more area's - Battlefield communications, Air traffic control, Radar, Sonar, Electronic Warfare or Combat Systems.
  • Hold a Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent;
  • Must be an Australian Citizen and have a current NV 1 Defence Clearance

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, please contact Claire Whitehouse on 0421 248 312 quoting the Job Title for this position.
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