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Administration Officer

Melbourne, Australia
Closing date
26 May 2022
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Administration Officer

About us

Saab Australia is a defence, security and cyber solutions provider, specialising in the development and integration of major defence and security systems. For over 30 years in Australia, we have built a reputation for delivering complex systems integration projects that provide proven and advanced capabilities to keep us ahead of today’s challenges.

From combat, communications, security and underwater systems, to mixed reality, cyber security and deployable health solutions, our extensive portfolio of products and services provide high-technology solutions for defence forces and civil industries across the globe.

Apply today to join our crew and deliver solutions with purpose.

The role

As part of our Land group, the Administration Officer is required to work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders to provide effective administrative support across the Land Business Unit within Saab Australia.

Further, the successful candidate will:

  • Assist with employee on-boarding/off-boarding activities, such as information packs and the scheduling of induction sessions.
  • Event and/or function coordination, such as meetings, company dinners, seminars, workshops, VIP visits, and group tours.
  • Catering for internal and external events.
  • Work in collaboration with other Administration Officers to provide administrative support across all business units.
  • Provide administrative assistance to the General Manager Land including calendar management, weekly reporting and general administrative tasks.
  • Provide administrative support to a range of Land projects and programs as required.

Flexible work arrangements such as hybrid work from home / office, 9 day fortnight and part time (0.8 FTE minimum) will be considered for this role.

About you

Your skills and experience will include:

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities, tasks and requirements.
  • Knowledge of administrative practices and procedures for maintaining quality and efficient administrative support.
  • Highly developed organisational and time management skills including the ability to develop and maintain comprehensive administrative systems of work.
  • The ability to work under pressure, including the ability to make judgements about competing priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated high-level proficiency in using the Microsoft Office suite of products including Outlook, Excel, Word, Visio and PowerPoint.

A Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an NV1 clearance.

Culture and benefits

We employ over 600 Australians and are committed to fostering a culture of excellence and enriching the employee experience.

By joining Saab, you’ll be a part of a collaborative and supportive organisation, where your professional growth and work-life balance are emphasised.  You’ll work within an innovative and vibrant workplace, while having the opportunity to develop a long-term, fulfilling career.

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Click ‘Apply’ to submit your CV and cover letter in support of your application. You may contact our careers team at for a copy of the full position description. Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

Saab Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. We also welcome applications from individuals with culturally diverse backgrounds.

Saab Australia is a proud supporter of the Veterans’ Employment Program and welcomes the interest of ex-service members, veterans and their families.