Subsea Project Manager at Advanced Navigation

Research and Development, Full-Time, Perth, AU perth full-time
Posted 4 days ago

Advanced Navigation is the global leader in navigation systems for air, land and sea. Our products are developed and manufactured in Australia and our main HQ is located in Sydney with offices around the world. With over 68 of the top 100 largest companies as customers, and a broad range of technologies, we are truly changing the way we navigate globally.

Our ever growing team has world class expertise in the fields of inertial navigation, global navigation satellite systems, sensors, acoustics, AI, and RF technologies. 

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Reporting to the Director of R&D, our Subsea Project Manager is responsible for managing and leading complex robotics and instrumentation projects involving multi-disciplinary teams with a strong high tech quotient in the subsea industry. 

This role will suit a technically-minded individual with a strong interest in project management, robotics, autonomy, advanced manufacturing or sensors who enjoys being close to the technology, and  keeping design teams well-organised and focused on the right priorities.  

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Lead multidisciplinary project teams with diverse skill sets, including hardware, software, firmware and manufacturing engineering disciplines
  • Manage time, cost and scope of R&D projects to ensure their successful completion, including the transition to manufacturing. These will primarily be new product development projects as per roadmap, but there will be a mix of internal projects aimed at sustaining and manufacturing improvement. 
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and hold the team accountable for project goals, especially when working with the Manufacturing and Product teams.
  • Track project and team performance against schedules at high frequency, ensuring that progress is accurately monitored and visible.
  • Regular and concise project progress reporting in line with project phase
  • Help improve and document processes and procedures used by the Subsea R&D team.
  • Create and drive execution of short and long term project plans in alignment with project goals and requirements.
  • Identify and manage resource requirements and usage to enable delivery of concurrent project outcomes.
  • Identify and monitor appropriate mitigations for project risks.
  • Qualifications:

  • Tertiary engineering qualification (Bachelor degree or higher), with a major in Mechatronics/Electronics/Software/Computer Systems/Software or similar. Regardless of major, you must have a strong multidisciplinary background.
  • Experience:

  • 5-10+ years relevant experience in a project or team management role, ideally one with both hardware and software elements.
  • Experience with advanced manufacturing methods will be well regarded
  • Experience with marine survey instrumentation or subsea robotics (ROV/AUV) will be well regarded
  • Skills:

  • Strong communication skills  (written and verbal), negotiation and interpersonal skills to stay on top of a fast-moving design team. 
  • Able to influence the team in positive directions that are aligned with business goals. 
  • Able to work with the big picture without losing grip of the details
  • Excellent time management, driven to work quickly
  • Strong attention to detail
  • What are some of the benefits you will have access to?

    You'll have access to industry-leading products with diverse applications within some of the most interesting and exciting projects worldwide. We’re growing a team of inspired, smart, and driven individuals from all sorts of backgrounds. With great opportunities for growth and variety, we strive to help each employee carve out the path that’s right for them.