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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Combat Systems Delivery Lead - Functional Integration

Adelaide, Australia
Closing date: 22 April 2024

The role

Working as a permanent member of Saab’s Naval Combat Systems division, the Combat Systems Delivery Lead – Functional Integration will be embedded within the CSI-IPT.

The Hunter Class Frigate Program requires a focused Integration and Evaluation program for the Combat System to consider and address integration risks as early as possible.

Further, the successful candidate will:

  • Develop and maintain integration and evaluation planning for the HCF Combat System (in particular the Contract ENG-140 SINTP) that is aligned with WoS integration and test and RVCA (requirements verification and acceptance) planning
  • Build and manage a Functional Integration team to deliver the planned Combat System integration and evaluation activities in the LBTS and Ship(s) as well as using opportunities to undertake earlier integration at OEM facilities
  • Support the Head of Combat System and Integration’s planning and management of schedule, cost, risk and opportunity baseline and management of the Functional Integration team
  • Support the LBTS Delivery team’s design and implementation of the HCF LBTS to ensure that it is aligned with planned and emergent Combat System integration and evaluation needs
  • Review and align integration artefacts with Delivery Teams and OEMs
  • Review, align, and evaluate integration activities with Delivery Teams and OEMs

Flexible work arrangements such as hybrid work from home / office and 9 day fortnight will be considered for this role.

About you

Your skills and experience will include:

  • Ability to direct and influence specialist multi-discipline, multi-site teams interfacing with a wide range of providers and customers.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in the development and integration of complex System-of-systems equipment in the naval environment.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in Combat System: design, sub-system and ship inter-relationships/trade-offs, and operational usage.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in Combat System Compartment design and layout, including Ship design/build trade-offs
  • Knowledgeable and experience in Ship topside design and layout for equipment, including Ship design/build trade-off
  • Ability to identify and rectify design issues

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

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.

As a valued team member of Saab Australia, you’ll access a variety of perks and benefits to support you and your family including:

  • 6 weeks paid leave each year
  • 13% Superannuation
  • Free Income Protection Insurance
  • Flexible working options
  • Access to the Saab shares matching scheme
  • Access to MySaab; our online store offering everything from cash back at hundreds of stores to discounts from exclusive partners

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By submitting an application to Saab, you consent to undertaking workforce screening activities including, but not limited to:  reference checks, Australian Federal Police check, verification of working rights and qualifications, sanctions screening and a pre-employment medical declaration.

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.