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Saab Global

Change & Communication Specialist

Adelaide, Australia
Closing date: 29 September 2023

Change & Communication Specialist (24 Month Fixed Term Contract)

The role

Saab Australia is in an exciting time of growth and transformation, prompting the need to grow the Change & Communication team. The Change & Communication Specialist will be primarily responsible for the development and implementation of effective change and communication plans to increase awareness, change acceptance and adoption to reduce overall business and people impact. The incumbent will work closely with other key members of the transformation team to build and further establish this function, including its capability, tools and methodologies.

Further, the successful candidate will:

  • Lead hands on execution of Change & Communication activities to support projects across the business, leveraging appropriate tools and methodologies
  • Support and foster a culture of strong change management, operational resilience and change adoption across the business
  • Support the identification, analysis and prioritisation of change and communication opportunities across Saab Australia
  • Coordinate regular Change & Communication governance and reporting
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders

Flexible work arrangements such as hybrid work from home / office will be considered for this role.

About you

Your skills and experience will include:

  • Proven experience in developing and implementing successful change and communication plans for projects supporting organisational change efforts.
  • Proven change and communication experience across a range of project types including digital transformation, system, process, culture and transformational projects.
  • Strong working knowledge of a range of change management methodologies and tools.
  • Outstanding stakeholder management and communication skills (both written and verbal) suitable for liaison with all levels within an organisation.
  • Graphic design/video skills together with Adobe Create Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop), Content Management Systems (SharePoint, Confluence), Microsoft Office, JIRA  (desirable).
  • Produce consistent, high quality work in a fast paced environment, with competing deadlines.

 Eligibility to obtain and maintain a defence security clearance would be beneficial for this role.

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.

Culture and benefits

We employ over 900 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 in exceptional circumstances, the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. We encourage applications as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

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.