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April

Project Risk Managers - Development Opportunity

Nova Systems ANZ - Canberra, ACT

Engineering
Source: uWorkin

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Nova Systems is the largest Australian owned and controlled Defence engineering services company. Since our foundation in Adelaide 20 years ago, Nova Systems and its people have been providing sovereign capability to the Australian Defence Force - playing a critical role in the defence and security of our nation.

As an organisation which has grown from two employees 20 years ago, to over 850 full time employees and active sub-contractors across Australia and around the globe, we are accustomed to navigating and finding solutions to solve the problems that matter with pace and agility.

With revenue of over AUD 200 million, Nova Systems is a significant contributor to the Australian economy and national supply chain - providing jobs for Australians and contributing to the nation’s GDP.

About our opportunity:
Are you interested in working in Risk Management in Defence?
If you have not yet had the opportunity to gain risk experience, we will provide the training and development to grow your career across our Defence clients in Risk Management Consulting services.

These opportunities are ideally suited to applicants with 2-5yrs of experience working in Defence, Government or other project positions. If you are looking for a secure working environment with a strong company culture and competitive employee benefits including professional development, then we could be the right company for you.

You could be working in any of our various Integrated Work Packages under the Major Service Provider contract, supporting CASG. You will be working as part of the onsite team with the client to deliver effective Risk Management acquisition and sustainment type projects.

Team Nova is a Major Service Provider (MSP) to the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) within the Australian Department of Defence. Team Nova is committed to growing the capacity of CASG and industry to deliver on the Integrated Investment Program. We have commenced multiple long term Integrated Work Packages (IWP) in Joint, Land and Aerospace Systems Divisions of CASG.

A Consultant for Nova provides advice and technical solutions to clients, generally in a project setting - solving their complex challenges. As our client’s needs are ever evolving, you can expect variety and diversity in the support you provide.

You could expect that no day, client or project is the same. A consultant’s duties are often changing based on the project (or multiple projects) requirements, the needs of the client, or the business tasks available.

This means that whilst you may be engaged for a primary skill set initially, consultants need to be flexible enough to meet changing client requirements. In effect the work we perform varies and provides a level of diversity to our people.

You will typically provide support in the following areas;
Billable work supporting clients;
Non-Billable work supporting other areas of the Nova Group;
Providing support at times outside your core skill area;
Stakeholder engagement and management;
Business Development and Bid Writing.

What will you be involved with:
Drafting Project Risk Management Plans (PRMP);
Participate in Risk Workshops;
Collate Risks from Working groups and committee meetings;
Maintain Project/Product Risks in Predict;
Maintain Program Risks in CapabilityOne;
Prepare Risk summaries for Committee Meetings as required;
Monitor completion of Risk Treatments;
Coordinate Risk Reviews in accordance with Defence Policy;
Ensure Project's Risk Register is aligned with Stakeholders;
Conduct Project Management CDRL reviews;
Coordinate risks to project with prime contractor, industry, NCB and external stakeholders;
Conduct Risk training and Predict familiarisation for project members and FIC leads;
Coordinate meetings and manage registers as directed.

What we would like from you:
Strong communication skills;
An understanding of project risk, finance and scheduling;
Previous experience managing stakeholders and resources;
Previous exposure to risk workshops preferred;
Min Certificate 4 in Project Management - Risk Management preferred;
Previous experience in a similar environment;
Current or recently suspended NV1 AGSVA Security clearance required;
Candidates with experience working in a Defence project or CASG background would be highly regarded.

What you get beyond the pay cheque:
With a strong company culture and high retention rate, Nova Group has been recognised as one of "Top 50 best places to work" in Australia. In addition, Nova was recently ranked in the "Top 50 Most Innovative Companies" in Australia.
Flexible working conditions (new ways of working);
Access to Defence Health, Travel and Life Insurance;
Annual 3-day Conference;
Personal and Professional Development Allowance and Leave;
Reserve Leave, Loyalty Leave, Serious Illness Leave and Purchased Leave;
Novated Leasing and Salary Sacrifice;
Nova Employee Share Offer;
Buddying and Mentoring Program;
Innovation Program;
Do you own a Safari Suit or Kaftan? Sense of humour required!
To apply, please click on the "apply now" button and submit your resume using the "upload resume" function in PDF Format (only).

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion contact Serena in Nova’s Talent Acquisition Team on (08) 8252 7100.

Nova Group does not accept any recruitment agency solicitation.