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Senior Consultant - Maritime Professional

Date: 04-Mar-2023

Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, AU

Company: QinetiQ

QinetiQ employs more than 6000 people in 51 locations around the world, offering our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products.


QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, provides technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. As an innovative science and technology company, we help solve some of our customers' most challenging problems. Our determination to deliver and improve today and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn.

QinetiQ is developing at an incredible pace year on year and we’re not slowing down!


This is an exciting phase in our history and we are looking for an experienced Maritime Professional to join are consulting team based in Canberra or Adelaide. 


You’ll share our values of Performance, Collaboration and Integrity, and our purpose to protect the safety and security of our nation. Joining our talented team, you will be part of a diverse and inclusive environment with an enviable culture which inspires our people to deliver their best work.


As an experienced maritime professional you will bring your defence maritime experience in to this interesting position. You will be a critical part of the development of the Australian future ship capability and will be able to share your knowledge and understanding of operational requirements.


As defence enters this new and exciting era in the development of Navy capability, your experience will feed into the project and requirements management of future naval surface combatants. You will be supporting this program, by


•             Providing Project and Requirements Management Support

•             Managing the Operational Concept Document (OCD), the Operational Support Intent (OSI) and the Function / Performance Specifications (FPS)

•             Understanding the Seaworthiness Requirements

•             Developing Capability Assurance Models


You will have operational experience within a defence marine environment, and also experience in Naval capability development projects.


This is a permanent full time position based in Canberra. We would also be interested in hearing from you if you would be interested in relocating to Canberra. 


Due to the nature of the position you are required to have a current Australian Defence Security Clearance or be able to reactivate a previously held one.



Life At QinetiQ


Are you ready to be part of a game-changing team leading the development of tomorrow’s technology? When you join QinetiQ, you’ll work alongside some of the industry’s most brilliant minds. We offer generous benefits to support you throughout each stage of your career, including industry-leading flexibility and generous performance rewards. At QinetiQ, our competitive remuneration and benefits package supports your evolving needs throughout your career. You’ll share in the company’s success, and be rewarded for your own. We’ll invest in your professional development and provide an inclusive environment for you to succeed. Some of our benefits include:


•             Individual Professional development allowance

•             Flexible work

•             Leave purchase

•             Loyalty leave

•             Individual and company performance bonuses

•             Complimentary salary continuance insurance

•             Annual volunteering leave with Operation Give Back


A full list of our employee benefits can be found here:


As the defence industry in Australia grows, it is an exciting time to join QinetiQ. What the company looks like today will be different to that of tomorrow as we navigate an ever changing world. To innovate for our customers' advantage we value the need for diversity of thought in everything we do. We provide a flexible and inclusive environment where our people can bring their whole selves to work, meaningfully contribute and have equal opportunity to succeed. We actively seek applications from people who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Aligned with our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan, we also encourage applications from women, veterans and First Nations people.