Project Manager


Project Manager

  • Sydney, NSW, Australia


Company Description

On May 31, 2023, Viasat completed its acquisition of Inmarsat, combining the teams, technologies and resources of the two companies to create a new global communications partner.

About Viasat

Viasat is a global communications company that believes everyone and everything in the world can be connected. With offices in 24 countries around the world, our mission shapes how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the world communicate and connect. Viasat is developing the ultimate global communications network to power high-quality, reliable, secure, affordable, fast connections to positively impact people's lives anywhere they are—on the ground, in the air or at sea, while building a sustainable future in space.


The Government business delivers against the requirements for voice, data and video services with demand for global availability and utmost reliability. Whether a military commander on operations, a government official responding to a local emergency or a head of state conducting international affairs, Inmarsat provides them with essential access to voice and broadband data, where and when they need it.

Job Description

Primary role purpose:

The primary purpose of this role is to lead and manage government project, ensuring assigned project work is delivered on time and to a high quality standards. You will execute a wide range of tasks including managing stakeholders, producing regular reports, coordinating resources and tracking progress and performance and any other tasks required to get the project done. You will report to the Senior Director Commercial Delivery to ensure that contractual deliverables are met, delivered on time and to specification.

Key Responsibilities:
• Be responsible for producing and managing delivery plans and associated budgets.
• Be responsible for Project documentation such as regular reports showing resource allocation & utilisation, project budgets (actual v forecast), project status and risks.
• Be responsible for customer focused status reporting, ensuring that, as far as practicable, customers are fully informed on delivery progress.
• Work with Business Managers and Directors to negotiate the desired business outcomes.
• Manage suppliers and contractors where necessary to ensure delivery is on time and to specification.
• Execute any project related activities as required by the Program Manager.
• Manage stakeholder engagement
• Have strong leadership and stakeholder management skills
• Conduct problem solving analysis to resolve project related issues
• Manage suppliers and contractors where necessary to ensure delivery is on time and to specification
• Advanced time management and analytical skills
• Adhere to the WHS responsibilities and policies of Inmarsat as per the organisation's Safety Management System


Essential Knowledge and Skills:
• Great educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering
• Great experience in delivering projects using PMBoK or PRINCE2 Methodologies
• Experience in budget forcasting and budget management
• Experience in project scheduling
• Experience in creating Project Management Plans to support bids and tenders
• Procurement and Supply Chain experience
• Advanced computer skills are essential (MS Office Inc. Excel, Word, Project)
• Strong presentation and written communication skills are essential.
• Experience in delivering projects for Government customers
• Ability to travel interstate.
• Must hold and maintain Australian citizenship and either already have or have ability to qualify for Australian Defence baseline clearance is essential.
• Must have a current Australian drivers’ license and passport.
• Ability to work well in a team environment.

Desirable Knowledge and Skills
• 5 + years of experience working with and delivering of services and projects to military/government customers with knowledge is highly regarded.

Additional Information

You must be eligible to work in this location advertised.

Our culture and ways of working

Our values define our culture and represent what we believe in. Viasat employees aspire to behaviours that support our values, which create a stronger working environment and lie at the heart of our continued success as an organisation.
• Customer – we provide a unique value to our customers
• Accountability – we take ownership, we deliver results, and we keep our promises
• Respect – we collaborate, we embrace and celebrate diversity and we value difference
• Excellence – we create bold solutions for our customers and put quality at the heart of everything we do

We also value and encourage a healthy work-life balance, so we offer flexible working wherever possible. Depending on the operational requirements of your job and your team, we can offer compressed hours (nine-day fortnight), hybrid office-remote working, and flexibility during your working day to take care of personal commitments.


We want the best people for the job, and we warmly welcome applications from you if you’re suitably qualified and eligible, regardless of your sex, gender, age, race, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, gender identity, neurodiverse qualities, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, or maternity status.

We are signed up to the Halo Hair Code, which aims to protect employees who come to work with natural hair and protective hairstyles associated with their racial, ethnic, and cultural identities.

To give you the best experience possible during your application process and interview, we can make adjustments. For example, if you’re visually impaired we’ll happily meet you locally and help you find your way to our office, or if you have neurodiverse qualities, we can provide you with additional support to help you prepare for your interview. Please let our Resourcing Team know if there are any ways in which we can support you.

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Category : Project Manager
Posted : November 28, 2023
Salary : N/A

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