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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Security Administration Officer

Adelaide, Australia
Closing date: 30 March 2023

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 Corporate division, the Security Administration Officer will support the team with its administrative duties, provide escort duties for visitors or contractors, and assist the business to ensure that only authorised individuals are present in our South Australia facilities.

This role will also provide support to the Agency Security Advisor at Saab to implement and manage personnel security, physical security, and information security as directed.

Further, the successful candidate will:

  • Support the Security Operations team with administrative duties (e.g. registers / IDs / keys);
  • Participate in document control and “SAFEHAND” deliveries;
  • Perform routine security tasks based on Saab’s policies, standards and procedures;
  • Support audits, risk assessments and regulatory compliance under the Defence Industry Security Program (DISP);
  • Perform escort duties for visitors or contractors;
  • Report anomalous events, security breaches and incidents that have the potential to impact Saab’s business operations; and
  • Support the production of logs and reporting in support of Security Operations as requested.

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:

  • Experience in the Defence Industry within a similar role;
  • Ability to apply security frameworks, policies and standards into operational context and provide practical advice based on them; and
  • A working knowledge of the Information Security Manual (ISM), Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF), Defence Security Principles Framework (DSPF) and ISO/IEC 27001/27002 and 31000 standards.
  • Good written and oral communication;
  • Ability to effectively adapt to changing priorities, tasks and requirements;
  • Ability to work co-operatively within a team environment and to build rapport with people from all levels of both the business and from the Defence environment; and
  • Strong focus on customer service

As 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 700 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.