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One SKY Implementation Manager

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Work type: Fixed Term Full Time
Location: VIC, ACT, NSW, QLD, Various
Categories: OneSky

Your new role as the Implementation Manager, Technology Integration Team, will see you working as part of a joint team combining Airservices and Department of Defence personnel. You will provide expertise to support delivery for integration projects. 

Ensuring that Projects are justified, scoped, costed and are suitably managed in accordance with agreed quality standards is a key part of your charter.

You will form an integral part of the OneSKY Australia Program team; be high-performing and accountable; and continue to deliver Airservices record of safety, environmental, WHS, risk and compliance excellence.

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 156 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 Royal Australian Air Force is charged with providing Air and Space Power to the Australian Government to achieve its national security outcomes. Within the Royal Australian Air Force, Number 44 Wing is charged with providing Air Traffic Control services, operating twelve air traffic control towers and nine approach control facilities across Australia as well as providing tactical battlefield airspace control from deployed locations.

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 Role – sound like you?

Responsible for delivering projects on-time, within budget, to the desired quality and ensuring they adhere to the Project Management Framework

Delivering quality project management outputs measured through overall acceptance of outputs by accountable managers and impacted stakeholders

Build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external resources to ensure that project requirements are met and business needs are satisfied

Collaborate effectively with peers, notably the Integration Program Manager and Dependent Project Managers

Provides the diverse team of 12 with clear direction whilst motivating, mentoring and empowering others

Takes responsibility for actions, outcomes and people

Achievement of Program objectives

Keep all project stakeholders informed and engaged with your very strong client focus

Support the Integration team to meet its legal and commercial obligations

Participate in the financial management activities of the Integration team to support value for money outcomes

The Person

Personal drive, initiative and resourcefulness, alongside exemplary communications skills are qualities we look for in the role. We’re looking for someone with strong leadership and management ability and a change and people management focus.

You know how to build and rally high performing teams (from experience) and you truly “walk the talk”.

Team Culture

You will form part of a team (with 4 direct reports) that is passionate and dedicated to delivering world class Air Traffic Management systems. The team embraces opportunities for growth and enjoys the wide range of activities and challenges that are faced in the dynamic complex environment.

Our wish list for your skills and experience includes:

Education/ Certification

Bachelor’s degree in either an IT, commercial, engineering or other relevant subject.

Qualified in a project management methodologies (Prince 2, PMBOK or equivalent)

Detailed knowledge of ITIL and project management tools such as Microsoft Project

Specialised Knowledge and Experience

Proven demonstrated experience in ICT project management roles in significant and relevant organisations

Broad knowledge of, and experience with, ICT technology

Proven ability to manage and moderate the expectations of a wide group of stakeholders

Demonstrated experience in leading people including building relationships, teamwork, managing change, conflict resolution, time management, delegation and process improvement

Demonstrated experience in managing projects to meet cost, time, quality, and scope, including financial reconciliations

Demonstrated sound judgement and business acumen, with a focus on results

Desired experience in aviation / air traffic management systems and ideally within an Australian defence environment

Strong written and oral communication skills, including stakeholder, vendor and senior executive interaction

Ability to work effectively in a matrixed organisation, drawing on other program capabilities (e.g. program assurance, transition planning and logistics)


Security Clearance

To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian citizen as an Australian Government AGSVA Negative Vetting Level (NV1), is desirable for this role[SF1] 


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

Download File Implementation Manager.docx

Should you require any further information please contact in confidence Christine Collins, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner on 0409 773726

How to Apply

To apply for this 2 year fixed-term 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 11.55 pm (AEST) Friday 24 September 2021.


Please refer to the security check requirements successful applicants will be required to undertake as part of the recruitment process.

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.

NV1 is desired but not necessary, perhaps we can reword to ensure they are eligible (e.g. AU citizen).


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