Project and Program Management

Avyon has managed and directed project plans, quality plans and risk management programs for projects such as P-8A Poseidon, MH-60R Seahawk Acquisition, EC-135 Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) and more. Our personnel are skilled and experienced in the delivery of verbal and written briefings for audiences ranging from Operational Users, Capability Managers, Senior Defence Officials and Project Staff.

Avyon consultants possess the skills and experience to ensure success of project deliverables and services across a variety of project types. Our project management support practitioners bring a broad project management body of knowledge, as well as in-depth knowledge of relevant standards, references, departmental instructions, policies and procedures to the tasks at hand. Avyon employs consultants who are well-versed in Department of Defence and CASG business objectives, policy, work practices, legislation, and business governance.

Avyon consultants have a demonstrated history of delivering a high standard of deliverables and service provision and bring extensive knowledge to projects and sustainment organisations through Life of Type. Consultants have extensive experience in the support of complex project acquisitions, including experience with tender development, tender evaluation, Offer Definition and Improvement Activities (ODIAs), contract negotiations, plan development and review, novel problem solving, and responsibility for the management of the procurement of Major Acquisition Support Systems, Avionics System Safety programs, T&E activities and overarching V&V responsibilities.

Avyon offers the following Project Management Service and Support skill sets at Level 3 and Level 4 under the DSS Panel:

  • Procurement Methodologies and Contracting Options and Tender Development
  • Liability Risk Analysis
  • Program and Product Management Services and Support
  • Procurement Evaluation Support
  • Project Management Services & Support
  • Project Risk and Issue Management

Our other services

Systems, Software and Specialist Engineering

Avyon are highly experienced in a variety of cradle-to-grave system, software and specialist engineering services in support of aircraft, aeronautical and marine products.

Integrated Logistics Support

Avyon consultants are experts in the provision of Integrated Logistics Management, having extensive experience in developing ILS Plans and writing risk-based assessments for tender evaluations.

Our Projects

Avyon's recent work includes Systems Engineering, Test and Evaluation, Specialist Avionics and System Safety tasks for MH-60R, Hobart Class DDGs, LAND2097-4 Special Operations, LAND4507-1 Australian UH-60M Black Hawk (UH-60M) capability, Joint Electromagnetic Spectrum Survivability, Joint Strike Fighter, P-8A Poseidon, Joint & Air ISREW SPO and the SEA1439 5B2 Electronic Warfare Collins Class Submarine Sensor Upgrade Program. Avyon staff have extensive experience in contract development, design, test and evaluation and acceptance phases for various major capital projects including F-111C, Hawk, S-70B-2, MH-60R and EC-135. In the program management and leadership space, recent projects led by Avyon personnel include Project Vela and the AWD Combat System.

Our team members have extensive experience with the Collins Submarine Program having worked extensively for our client on SEA1439 Phase 5B2 Collins Class Communications and Electronic Warfare Program. Avyon has also been intimately involved in professional engineering services support and project management for the SEA555 Ph7 Navy Afloat Enhanced Electronic Warfare System. Avyon consultants have considerable experience with Collins Class electronic systems including R-ES and C-ES capabilities. Additionally, our team was involved with the installation and trials for the first of type C-ES system installed under DEF224.

Key Personnel

Avyon consultants are highly qualified professionals who demonstrate outstanding performance records in their fields. We are highly regarded for developing close and productive relationships with clients, and for our dedication to successful outcomes.

Soz Knox

Soz Knox

Managing Director - Senior Systems Engineer

With extensive experience in Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, Systems Integration Management and Specialist Avionics, Soz Knox's expertise encompasses civilian and military engineering support for both acquisition and sustainment.

Lindsay Freeman

Lindsay Freeman

Executive Director - Senior Systems Engineer

With an exceptional track record as an engineer in the aerospace and submarine domains, Lindsay Freeman brings strong cross-disciplinary skills to Project Management and Logistics.

Andrew Dawes

Andrew Dawes

Executive Director - Senior Systems Engineer

With a comprehensive background in Test and Evaluation, Systems Engineering, Capability Delivery and Sustainment, Andrew Dawes brings veteran leadership skills and Executive-level thinking to address complex, multifaceted problems in the aviation domain.

Tyler Tindall

Tyler Tindall

Senior Consultant – Project Management/Cyber Security

Equipped with a strong military background and a wealth of experience in the submarine domain, Tyler Tindall provides comprehensive electronic system knowledge coupled with strong technical and Project Management proficiency.

Amber Gunn

Amber Gunn

Business Support Manager

Business Support Manager provides high level support to the Managing Director in relation to implementation of business objectives and initiatives and undertakes a wide range of business administration coordination activities.

Tracey Mudditt

Tracey Mudditt

Accounts Manager

Accounts Manager providing leadership and oversight in the day-to-day financial administration of the company.

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