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Project Manager


Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


Location: Melbourne, United States of AmericaThales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Airspace Mobility Solutions, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.When you rely on airlines to connect you in flight, you rely on Thales. In an increasingly fast paced world, we make the unpredictable, predictable by connecting and entertain passengers to make your life better. Combining a diversity of talents, we master the decisive moments that matter to passengers and airlines. Whatever it takes.

Based in Melbourne’s World Trade Centre and as part of Thales’ Aerospace Mobility Solutions business, our Customer Service Group is excited to be seeking our next team member.

In this exciting role the Project Manager will be responsible for providing cost competitive in-service support and services for Thales Air Traffic Management

(ATM) product/system users in the region.


  • Lead the project activities throughout the project lifecycle

  • Create a strong customer-centric experience

  • Establish and update project requirements baseline and execution

  • Control requirements, quality, costs and schedule during all the project life cycle

  • Manage multiple internal, subcontract and customer teams and partners

  • Manage large scale system of system integration with multiple technologies

  • Deliver on configuration management complexities across multiple system technologies

  • Manage multiple priority actions across internal and external customers

  • Maintain delivery to contractual requirements with a strong focus on cost optimisation

  • Maintain strong project governance in challenging conditions


  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering or Commercial related degree, ideally underpinned by Project management Certification

  • Must have established project management experience entailing both software & hardware systems

  • Ideally experience managing projects within a multinational geographically spread business environment

  • Ideally experience in Project Management in Asian markets

  • Ideally export control and export business experience

  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to write clear and concise documents that clearly articulate complex technical detail

  • Flexibility to travel if required (interstate / international)

  • Ideally eligibility to obtain an Australian Defence Clearance

This position will require successfully completing a post-offer background check. Qualified candidates with [a] criminal history will be considered and are not automatically disqualified, consistent with federal law, state law, and local ordinances.

Successful applicant must comply with federal contractor vaccine mandate requirements.

Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law

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