Project Manager

  • Full-Time
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • You must be an Australian Citizen and eligible to obtain and maintain Australian Government security clearance.
  • November 3, 2023

Company Details

Electro Optic Systems is a leading ASX listed Australian owned and operated Defence, Space and Communications company. EOS has designed, manufactured and exported advanced technology systems for over 35 years. We are a world leader in space information and intelligence services, optical, microwave and on-the-move satellite products, optical sensor units and remote weapon systems for the land sea and air.

About Us

Electro Optic Systems (EOS) is an ASX listed Australian technology company operating in the defence and aerospace markets.  Our products incorporate advanced electro-optic applications based on EOS core technologies in software, laser, electronics, optronics, gimbals, telescopes and beam directors, and precision mechanisms.  With our headquarters in Canberra and a growing global workforce, we are experiencing exponential growth and are placed to become Australia’s leading defence and aerospace exporter.

The defence business develops and produces remotely controlled weapon systems and ancillary products.  These systems are adaptable to suit potential customer weapon inventories and comprise state-of-the-art gimbal mounts, fire control systems and world-class sensor units.  We continually strive to help our people achieve personal goals, engaging them in challenging and inspiring projects that shape our future.


 Job Description

Position Overview:

The Project Manager is a member of the Project Management Team. It is a fast paced and growing division with the EOS Defence Systems organisation with the successful Project Manager being responsible for one or more projects as directed and may manage a small team.

Primary Duties:

  • Manage projects and co-ordinate a range of internal stakeholders to ensure that all deliverables are on time, in budget and technically correct within scope.
  • Support the assessment of resource requirements and the allocation of resources for specific elements of the projects.
  • Ensure that governance, project planning, monitoring and reporting provides accurate information to enable the VP Programs to assess project performance.
  • Deliver configuration control and compliance ensuring supporting company documentation is accurate and current. 
  • Undertake liaison and relationship management with EOS customers and strategic partners necessary to deliver the projects including engagement in key or targeted customer activities.
  • Participate in the preparation of tenders and proposals and the negotiation in relation to the contract.
  • Participate in the development of specialist project management technical papers relating to the delivery of EOS technology and capabilities

Key Attributes

  • Effective communication, both written and verbal.
  • Leadership.  Ability to influence in a matrixed organisation.
  • Ability to manage several priorities simultaneously.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Stakeholder management.


  • Five or more years’ experience in project management is highly desirable.
  • Experience in Defence Industry acquisition and procurement is highly desirable.
  • Tertiary qualifications in project management are desirable.

 Desired Skills and Experience

How to Apply

If you are willing to take on a challenge and want to contribute to a proud Australian company that is growing rapidly then we would like to hear from you. Please apply now with your resume and a covering letter outlining your experience and why you believe you are the right fit for our organisation.

We may review, short-list and/or conduct interviews for this role prior to the closing date. We encourage the submission of early applications.

Due to Australian Government security clearance requirements for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate security clearances.

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