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About Us

AJF Professional Services Pty Ltd has been created to provide bid, tender and project management and engineering services to Defence, other government and commercial industry clients in South Australia.


The Principal Consultant is Andrew Ferguson, MBA, BEng, CPEng, CPLog. Andrew has a wide experience in technology bid and project management, engineering, logistics, training, and business management. AJFPS provides consultancy professionals for specific tasks and work packages or provide long and short term contract services.


AJFPS consultants have worked on numerous large and small bids, tenders and projects in the last 15 years across most industry sectors including:

  • Defence – land, maritime, aerospace and electronics.

  • Engineering and project management.

  • Water and construction infrastructure.

  • Mining, resources and energy.

  • Support Services including software and computing.

  • Logistics and through life support – maintenance, supply, training.


Our mission is to provide expert services and successful outcomes to great clients in a cost effective, timely manner.  

Our aim is to generate return business from satisfied customers.



Project Management:

AJFPS consultants include formally recognised and experienced project managers. They have experience in managing high technology projects within defence acquisition, logistics and support services in the land, aerospace and naval sectors.  AJFPS consultants have also worked in water, construction and mining sectors.


Tendering and Bid Management:

AJFPS consultants can provide winning bid and proposal management support to tenders in engineering, logistics, requirements analysis, test and evaluation, training development, reliability engineering, life cycle costing and other essential defence tendering functions. Risk management and cost estimation are core skills.


Logistics Engineering and ILS Management:

AJFPS consultants have extensive skills and experience in all aspects of logistics and in service support including logistics support analysis, life cycle costing, spares analysis, level or repair analysis and maintenance planning.

Our People


AJFPS is directed by Andrew J Ferguson and includes a team of associates including business development managers, project managers, software and hardware engineers, logisticians, training developers, test and evaluation managers and other professionals, all with extensive experience in their respective professions.


Principal Consultant:

Andrew J Ferguson.

MBA, BEng, CPEng, CPLog, RegPM


Andrew has formal qualifications in engineering, project management, logistics and business, and extensive experience in bids, proposals and tendering, services and technology projects, change management, risk management, project management business development, logistics engineering, commercial management, procurement and training development.


His qualifications and accreditations include:

  • MBA (Technology Management), 

  • Graduate Diploma in Business (Project Management)

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Communications)

  • Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia (FIEAust)

  • Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng). 

  • Certified Professional Logistician (CPLog) with the Society of Logistics Engineers (SOLE) USA.


He has an impressive bid and tender record including being directly and significantly involved in winning over $260m of project work for clients (out of a total of $460m) and a tender "win/loss ratio" is well over 50% (by both count and value) since 2006 for projects varying from less than $1m to over $100m. 


With his intimate knowledge of the industry and technology sectors below, you can be assured of Andrew’s business acumen.


  • water infrastructure construction and operations.

  • defence services and engineering.

  • mining and resources.

  • consumer electronics.

  • reliability engineering.

  • training.

  • integrated logistics support.

  • asset management.

  • aerospace.

  • maritime.

  • land weapons and vehicles

  • surveillance.

  • communications.



Our associates include business development managers, project managers, software and hardware engineers, logisticians, training developers, test and evaluation managers and other professionals, all with extensive experience in their respective professions.


Security Clearances:
AJF Professional Services is a member of the Defence Industrial Security Programme (DISP) and our key staff and consultants hold current national security clearances.

Our Clients


AJF Professional Services has been involved in an impressive range of industry sectors including defence, aerospace, water, construction, services and resources. Current and past clients include Pilatus Aircraft Switzerland, Risk Decisions Ltd UK, BAE Systems (USA and Australia), Ultra Electronics (UK), Tenix Defence, Saab Systems Australia, Vipac Engineers and Scientists, University of SA, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Levett Engineering, SA Water, OneSteel, Bechtel Australia, Daimler Chrysler, Defence Materiel Organisation and others.


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