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Project Manager

Canberra ACT, Australia

About The Role

Meikai is seeking a Project Manager with Defence experience to join our passionate and growing team.

Meikai is a bespoke consultancy dedicated to providing engaging individuals and tailored teams to help solve emerging and disruptive technology-based problems and challenges for our clients. Meikai is seeking a Project Manager, preferably with Defence experience, to manage exciting Government and Defence projects in emerging and disruptive technology. The successful applicant will have familiarity working with senior management positions as well as managing complex stakeholder engagement across project, program and delivery group interdependencies. In addition to these qualities, the applicant must possess the ability to work unsupervised in a complex and often fluid environment. 

Key Experience

Essential Attributes:  

  • Applicant must hold, or be capable of obtaining, a minimum BASELINE security clearance.

  • Demonstrated experience working with multiple and diverse stakeholders.

  • An appropriate tertiary project management qualification and/or a minimum five years of relevant Project Management experience.  

Desirable experience:  

  • Working knowledge of the One Defence Capability System.

  • Knowledge of, and experience in developing, Capability Definition Documentation.

  • Experience with the Australian Defence Force training systems and environments. Familiarity with large scale ICT networking and security principles.

  • Familiarity with big data management and use methodologies.

  • Skilled in the use of software including Microsoft Office suite and ability to adapt to complex document storage systems.  

Benefits to You

Meikai Group offers a highly competitive remuneration package for our employees that includes:


  • The ability to work in a friendly, inclusive and close-knit environment.

  • Opportunities to support the Australian Government in the delivery of leading edge emerging and disruptive technology applications.

  • Access to the company’s internal projects and upskilling program to improve your skills and knowledge within the broader emerging and disruptive technology field. Ie Web 3.0, Blockchain etc.

  • Annual professional development allowance to support your ongoing self-improvement and upskilling.

  • Standard leave entitlement plus additional paid leave for community service such as ADF Reserve/Emergency Services/Charity Volunteer.

How to Apply

  1. Click the Apply Now Button to go to the application Form

  2. Fill out your Details

  3. Provide us with your CV and a Cover Letter (Addressing the Essential and Desireable Attributes)

About the Company

Meikai is a professional services consultancy dedicated to providing engaging individuals and tailored teams to facilitate and solve capability problems and challenges for our clients. We specialise in the provision of engineering, project management and program delivery services to support the implementation of emerging and disruptive technology within the ICT, simulation and training domains. With over a decade of experience in the development of military training solutions, simulation, and Capability Management; Meikai is ready to help you develop fit for purpose, cost effective solutions and sustainment models to suit your organisation's needs.

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