ViaSat, Inc. Programme Manager in Melbourne, Australia

Programme Manager


Melbourne, AU

Job Responsibilities

ViaSat is a leader in providing practical solutions for difficult communications problems. We bring a unique mix of communications, networking, and security expertise to offer secure networking solutions for satellite and terrestrial communications applications. ViaSat continues to grow at a record pace, and a key to our growth and stability has been our flexibility in serving both commercial and military markets. Join ViaSat’s team and play a key role in continuing our growth and leadership in the communications field.

As the Programme Manager, you will manage large, complex programmes of work primarily in the area of Satellite telecommunications equipment design, supply, installation, commissioning, and integration with our Australian Tier 1 customers. You have a track record of implementing large complex telecommunications projects including development of programme budgets, establishment of programme plans, process improvements implementation, and stellar customer communication. You will develop and track key metrics for programme performance and provide analysis and management of the critical paths and events on the programme, and produce high level schedules for both internal and external customers. You will provide management and mentoring on schedule development and management to other members of the programme team.


  • 5+ years of programme management experience with Tier 1 telco and commercial customers managing complex programmes of work

  • Proficiency in MS Project, MPM, Earned value management, cost and schedule analysis

  • Experience in managing Tier 1 Telco and commercial customer relationships

  • Strong communicator able to work effectively with the multi-discipline ViaSat teams

  • Establishment and management of project financials

  • Exceptional customer relationship skills

  • Excellent teamwork skills

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Bachelor of Engineering, MBA, or equivalent experience

  • Australian Resident


  • Satellite experience is greatly valued

  • Experience in working for a multi-national

Do you enjoy collaboration? Do you have a technical mind that excels when being challenged? If you have a drive to succeed and grow your career, ViaSat could be just the right place for you!


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