Airservices is Australia's air navigation service provider - we provide air traffic control, aviation rescue and fire fighting and air navigation services.

OneSKY Transition Manager

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Work type: Fixed Term Full Time
Location: VIC, ACT
Categories: Management, OneSky

The Organisation

Airservices is a government owned organisation providing safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible services to the aviation industry. Each year we manage over four million aircraft movements carrying more than 154 million passengers, and provide air navigation services across 11 per cent of the world’s airspace. Airservices has two major operating centres in Melbourne and Brisbane and a corporate office in Canberra. We operate 29 air traffic control towers at international and regional airports, and provide aviation rescue fire fighting services at 26 Australian airports.

The Program

The OneSKY Australia Program is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of Airservices next generation services including the future civil-military air traffic management system (CMATS) through the Program – a joint activity with the Department of Defence. The program is enabling the fundamental organisational and industry transformation required to maximise the benefits and value of the future system as expected by Airservices and Defence customers and stakeholders.

The Role

The Transition Manager is a critical leadership role which is responsible for developing, maintaining and managing an integrated transition approach and benefits/capability planning for OneSKY. This includes a short, medium and long term view of milestones across both Airservices and Defence organisations.

The Transition Manager and their team are key to ensuring that the CMATS system is delivered effectively and efficiently by clearly identifying and tracking dependent and related projects across Airservices (ANS, IM&T and other business groups as required) and Defence through an integrated master schedule. The transition team will also lead the strategic planning required to ensure that both organisations are prepared to accept and support CMATS and begin realising its benefits and capability as planned.

This role will be offered on a five year fixed term period.

Skills and Experience

The successful applicant will have:

  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • Ability to formulate strategies and concepts and make decisions with limited information
  • Form and maintain collaborative working relationships with stakeholders at various levels across Airservices and Defence
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work in highly dynamic and complex environment
  • Formal Program delivery experience desirable
  • Knowledge of the Airservices and Defence business context, technologies and service delivery environment
  • Must hold Australian Citizenship with a Baseline Clearance (PROTECTED or NV1 or ability to obtain)

Please see the link below to view the full Position Description:

 PD - OneSKY Transition Manager.pdf

Should you require any further information please contact Phil Mulhall on 02 6268 5480 or

How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online via the “apply link” attaching your resume and a cover letter outlining your skills and experience and how they relate to this role.

Applications close 11.55pm (AEST) Monday 25th September 2017.

Please refer to the security check requirements successful applicants will be required to undertake as part of the recruitment process. Airservices is a government owned corporation providing the aviation industry with services such as air traffic control, navigation facilities and aviation rescue and fire fighting, Airservices values social and cultural diversity and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and the provision of a safe and healthy work environment. In the interests of safety, we test for alcohol and other drugs.

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