ISS Engineering Manager

Job Title: ISS Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Port Adelaide, South Australia
Salary: AU$150000.00 - AU$160000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH43431_1569458123
Contact Name: Claire Whitehouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 26, 2019 10:35

Job Description

Engineering Manager

The Engineering Manager is responsible and accountable for managing the engineering activities of the ISS program to deliver a successful outcome for the business. Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage customer relationships through effective internal and external communications and reporting;
  • Guide the development of project scope, the definition and allocation of work scope activities and implement scope controls in order to meet project budget and schedule;
  • Manage engineering activities through the System Definition, Preliminary Design, Detailed Design, Verification and Support phases of the engineering lifecycle;
  • Lead, motivate and manage 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;
  • Ensure the project team adheres to Ultra's 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;
  • Identify and manage the alleviation of project technical risks and the realisation of project opportunities.

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 instil 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 capabilities to Defence;
  • Hold an Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent;
  • Must be an Australian Citizen and able to obtain a 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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