Due to an internal promotion, an exciting opportunity exists for a highly organised Program Management Officer to join our team at Bankstown, working on the F35 Joint Strike Fighter program.
Reporting to the Program Manager Operations, the Program Management Officer is responsible for the day to day management of project activities, and serves as the primary point of contact with the customer.
This position will see you working in a small, supportive and collaborative team that are focused on program delivery and advice. You will have analytical capabilities to allow you to draw information from a diverse range of sources, and analyse that information for accuracy and compliance. You will have the ability to work within a fast paced environment, which will allow you to deliver high quality material within tight deadlines.
Your highly developed communication skills, with the proven ability to liaise with a broad range of stakeholders, will see you succeed in the role. Strong problem solving, administrative and organisational skills will be crucial to your success.
Previous experience in a similar position within an engineering, defence and/or manufacturing environment would be advantageous.
Job tasks and responsibilities
Duties include but are not limited to:
Support the Program Office and internal and external customers
Prepare presentations and correspondence for internal and external customers
Produce accurate, timely and well-presented reports and documents that conform with customer and company requirements
Provide timely response to customer questions and action items
Meet negotiated deadlines and prioritise workloads to ensure project needs are satisfied
Ensure compliance of the company Quality requirements, AS9100 and ISO9001 accreditation
Project manage implementation of configuration changes to meet customer due dates, provide visibility of activities, and proactively identify risks impacting on delivery and recommend corrective/preventative actions
Collaborate with the Quality Engineers to investigate quality issues,identify potential impact and participate in Root Cause Analysis
Communicate fully with honesty, openness and integrity, and actively engage with teams throughout the company
Demonstrate a willingness to undertake the challenges and developing requirements of the role in line with company growth and expansion
Actively contribute to Quicksteps culture of promoting the well-being of all staff through the use of company WHS, Training and development, Environmental and Quality Assurance systems
Skills and experience
We are looking for candidates who possess the following attributes and skills:
Strong project management skills
Strong customer service focus, with an understanding of internal and external customer needs, requirements and expectations
Excellent computer skills including proficiency in the Microsoft office suite
Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
Strong organisational skills with high attention to detail
Previous experience in a similar position within an engineering and/or manufacturing environment would be advantageous
Qualifications in Engineering / Business Management or related discipline are preferred, but not essential