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Saab Global

NCS Technical Learning Partner

Adelaide, Australia
Closing date: 28 April 2024

The role

Naval Combat Systems (NCS) predominantly delivers Combat Systems solutions, including the 9LV Combat Management System, which continually evolves to meet customer needs. Being complex systems, it takes considerable time to build up the appropriate level of skills and knowledge. The NCS Technical Learning Partner is responsible for coordinating and/or developing/delivering training and other learning solutions to continually uplift the technical capabilities of people and teams within Naval Combat Systems group.

The NCS Technical Learning Partner will be responsible for assessing skills shortages/knowledge and ensuring appropriate training is identified and/or designed/delivered in accordance with high quality standards, best practise and leveraging advanced technology where feasible.

Further, the successful candidate will:

  • Work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and technical leads to identify and assess the training needs of the Maritime group through gap analysis between current workforce and projected work.
  • Assess skills gaps within Maritime engineering teams and identify appropriate training to fill the gaps.
  • Design and maintain ongoing capability training; including review and refresh of training and assessment materials across Maritime training programs, ensuring appropriate consultation with SMEs.
  • Oversee the delivery of Specific Maritime Training and be able to facilitate learning outcomes.
  • Seek opportunities to review, uplift and monitor training effectiveness and devise innovative and continuous improvement initiatives to ensure trainee performance indicators are achieved.
  • Identify aspects of Training that could be outsourced to training delivery organisations

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:

  • Experience in the analysis, design, development and evaluation of Training solutions
  • Experience in training and development management
  • Experience in delivery of training programs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Track record in developing and executing successful training programs
  • Familiar with traditional and modern training processes
  • Experience working within a team environment

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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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.

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.