Senior Project Manager (Satellite Navigation) – SATCOM – Sydney Ref# TT276

  • Sydney, Australia
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • TT276

Senior Project Manager (Satellite Navigation) – SATCOM

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a Global Satellite Connectivity Organisation, a market leader in providing voice and high-speed data communications to a number of critical industries. With massive recent investment in their latest network infrastructure, they are at the forefront of space and satellite innovation.

They require a Senior Project Manager (Satellite Navigation) – SATCOM to provide project management leadership for a Space Based Augmentation System (SBAS) project with the Australian Government. The successful incumbent will be part of an exciting and growing team of highly competent project and engineering professionals to deliver the project and capability.

This is a full-time role based in Sydney but will involve flexible home/office working.

Key Responsibilities for the Senior Project Manager (Satellite Navigation) – SATCOM:

• Lead the project team to meet schedule and budgetary requirements as defined by the management plans and project schedule
• Provide the Programme Director and Customer with weekly and monthly reports and KPI status on project performance
• Generate project plans (PMP, RMP, WBS, OBS etc.) to support project execution
• Management of project sub-contracts from issue of RFP to delivery of the product or service
• Lead on risk management, hold regular risk reviews and take necessary actions to mitigate
• Develop Earned Value reporting metrics (CPI, SPI, CV, SV) to support programme reporting
• Maintaining and applying quality and configuration management processes for project activities and outputs

Essential Knowledge and Skills required by the Senior Project Manager (Satellite Navigation) – SATCOM:

• 5-7 years’ minimum experience working in a project / programme management role within Satellite Navigation or space / defence, ideally on Australian Defence or Space programmes
• Must be degree educated in engineering discipline (mechanical, space, computer science, or similar)
• Project delivery experience using industry standard methodologies and project manager tools
• Demonstrable leadership experience of teams in a challenging environment
• Ability to produce project documentation such as PMP and RMP
• Understanding of Earned-Value Management methods and principles


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