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CSI-IPT - Configuration and Data Manager

Adelaide, Australia
Closing date: 27 April 2024

The role

The Configuration and Data Manager will be responsible for overseeing and managing the Configuration Management practices and systems for the CSI-IPT. The successful incumbent will oversee the Configuration Management (CM) and Data Management (DM) team covering all CSI programs in accordance with the processes in the CMSP. They will also be responsible for CSI-IPT engagement with each of the CDM functions within the partner’ organisations.

Further, the successful candidate will:

  • Engage with CSI program’s (Hobart and Hunter) CM teams and drive improvement of CM processes to achieve commonality.
  • Oversee and ensure CM activities are carried out in accordance with program’s Configuration Management Plans (CMPs) and the CSI-IPT Management System Plan (CMSP).
  • Responsible for managing interface with key stakeholder of the CSI-IPT including partner organisation and the CoA customer.
  • Oversee preparation and delivery of CM deliverables to the Customer, and the receipt and processing of data deliverables from Suppliers, Subcontractors or the Customer.
  • Participates in program’s milestones and enable process to facilitate review and/or approval of materials for major program review and milestone activities.
  • Oversee CM audit schedules with reference to the program schedules, including FCA, PCA and Quality audits of CM.

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:

  • Relevant Defence industry experience in project based team or engineering management environment
  • Experience with IFS Applications – Enterprise Solutions or similar tools
  • Experience of specialist configuration management tools and/or engineering data management systems, and in training users on said tools/systems
  • Proven ability in effective internal customer liaison and demonstrated experience in complex task management

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.