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Executive General Manager - Mission And Security Solutions

Nova Systems - Brisbane Grove, NSW

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Primary Purpose of Role
The Executive General Manager (EGM), Mission & Security Solutions (M&SS) is a senior leadership role for the Nova Group and sits in Nova Systems Australia and New Zealand business as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, reporting to the Managing Director. Responsible for operational delivery and growth of the newly formed Mission & Security Solutions business unit, this role oversees a business with more than 200 employees, current annual revenue of $80M and activities spanning engineering services and technology solutions across multiple Defence domains including Air, Sea, Land, Joint, Space and Cyber as well as Essential Services clients such as Fire and Emergency Services.

As the Executive General Manager Mission and Security Solutions, you are responsible the achievement of allocated strategic objectives, and the effective management and profitable delivery of services and products provided to contracted clients within the Mission and Security Solutions Business Unit. You are required to comply with the requirements of your employment contract and above all, you are required to behave ethically and always in the best interests of Nova and its clients.

Key Accountabilities
The following aspects of this role are indicative only and in no way limit the Company in allocating additional accountabilities (specific tasks, projects or related activities) to you, within the scope of the employee's level of competence, experience, knowledge and qualification.

Your responsibilities shall include but not be limited to:

  • Achievement of revenue, cash flow and profit targets for the Mission and Security Solutions Business Unit
  • Achievement of Nova Group strategic portfolio priorities allocated to the Mission and Security Solutions Business Unit
  • Management of the Mission and Security Solutions business unit consistent with the Nova Group Operational Framework, including quarterly business reviews.
  • Management and delivery of high value and complex projects to cost and schedule with effective management of risk and performance.
  • Interface with the Executive General Manager Future Business to shape and build market demand for Nova Systems solutions and services in identified growth area of C4ISREW, Space & Cyber and Geospatial in Defence and Essential Services
  • Development of commercially viable intellectual property and technology enabled solutions to meet the demands of clients in our identified growth area of C4ISREW, Space & Cyber and Geospatial in Defence and Essential Services
  • Management of relationship with client executives and decision makers to drive client satisfaction, generate economic value, and build a profitable pipeline of repeat business and future demand.
  • Management and development of senior leaders and high performing teams within the Mission and Security Solutions Business Unit, consistent with Nova's values, culture, and high-performance framework

Essential Criteria:

  • At least 10 years' experience leading business delivery and growth.
  • Tertiary qualification relevant to the role.
  • Australian Citizen with an AGSVA clearance.
  • Previous accountability for a business or business unit with revenue exceeding $10m.
  • Strong and established network at senior levels of Defence, Defence Industry and Government, or Essential Services such as Fire and Emergency Services.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders at the highest level both in Australia and internationally
  • Experience managing large teams of middle to senior managers
  • Negotiation and management of large scale, multi-disciplinary projects and contracts
  • Innovative thinker, with a track record for translating strategic thinking into action plans and output Innovative thinker, with a track record for translating strategic thinking into action plans and output.
  • Australian Citizen with an AGSVA clearance

Successful applicants should understand the Government market in Australia and in particular have program level experience in Defence in either C4ISREW, geospatial services, space or cyber security.

About you:

  • Self-motivated with demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Extensive stakeholder and client management experience.
  • Have established networks at senior levels in Defence and broader industry.
  • Thought leader aligned to Nova Systems strategic growth areas.

Nova's Value Proposition; Beyond the pay cheque:

A 100% Australian owned, Global Company; The security in size, with the familiarity of family. Nova prides itself on a strong company culture and is consistently recognised annually as one of Australia's "Top 50 best places to work". Joining Nova is more than simply a job with a salary. Nova is your next career, with prospects that support your growth into new and expansive avenues. Being in Nova is not about focusing on what you once did, but what you are capable of doing next.

Nova Systems - The smarts behind the solutions.

In addition to salary, you are supported with:

  • Flexible working conditions (new ways of working).
  • Access to Defence Health, Travel and Life Insurance;
  • A generous Professional Development Allowance and Leave;
  • Reserve Leave, Loyalty Leave, Purchased Leave and much more;
  • Novated Leasing and Salary Sacrifice;
  • Nova Employee Share Offer;
  • For more benefits, please visit our website.

To apply, please click on the "apply now" button and submit your resume using the "upload resume" function in PDF Format (only).

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion contact Jason Wright (Talent Acquisition Manager) (08) 8252 7100 for any immediate questions.