Director - Federal Government Portfolio

Last updated 13 minutes ago
Job Type:Full Time

Downer Defence Systems is a growing name in Defence and National Security, with ambitious growth plans to continue to see our services and footprint expand to meet the needs of government. With recent announcements on the direction of Defence prominent in the news, this opportunity as a Director at Downer Defence will be hands on in ensuring this vision becomes a reality.

This challenging opportunity is for an accomplished consulting Director who will lead the growth of our Federal Government account. You will manage all aspects of the account to achieve quality outcomes for our clients, while leading and developing our people. You will build and grow our reputation in the industry by leveraging your own experience, networks and capabilities to nurture and develop new business opportunities while keeping customer satisfaction high on existing engagements. With your proven track-record in business and relationship development you will be tasked with Business Development, while successfully growing and developing a team of the back of your wins.

You Will Have

  • Proven experience in a senior leadership role, including continued business development and P&L responsibilities.
  • Strong leadership experience with a track record of managing the changing dynamics of teams servicing the Commonwealth.
  • Proven cost management ability with strong financial experience in a Professional Services environment.
  • Extensive networks in Canberra across Federal Government organisations.
  • Demonstrated track record in establishing and managing relationships with clients.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Valid AGSVA security clearance, NV1 or above.

In return you will work with an established but dynamic name in the business, opening up the door to new opportunities both in career and personal development. Positioning yourself as, and owning your success as a key portfolio owner visible across the business and industry sector.

On top of:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Access to Downer career development, financial, health and Lifestyle benefits
  • Work and lifestyle balance
  • Opportunity to work in a diverse and supportive environment

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