Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Consultant

Date: 8 May 2023

Location: Greater Melbourne, Victoria, AU

Company: QinetiQ

QinetiQ employs more than 8000 people in 50 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.

We are currently seeking an Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Consultant to join our (Major Service Provider) MSP division in Melbourne.


About the Role

QinetiQ is one of only four Major Service Providers (MSP) to the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) within the Australian Department of Defence.  We share and support Defence’s commitment to growing and improving Australia’s military capability by delivering large, long term, integrated work packages across CASG. 


As a result, we have a number of permanent opportunities for people to work as Integrated Logistics Support Consultants in Melbourne, supporting a variety of projects that sit across our Defence Programs.


We are particularly keen to talk to you, if you have experience in the following

  • Procurement and contracting
  • Inventory/Asset management
  • Support System Analysis of Acquisition Projects
  • Spares analysis and management
  • Obsolescence Management
  • Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA)
  • Level of Repair Analysis (LORA)
  • Support and Test Equipment analysis
  • Technical Advisors
  • Performance Needs Analysis and Training design


As ILS consultant you will work within a multidisciplinary team as a valued member of the QinetiQ Operations and Delivery team, focused on the delivery of exceptional customer outcomes and support across aspects of ILS to assist acquisition/integration of new capability into CASG.


For those new to the Defence sector, our unique in-house training program and ongoing support from our Principle ILS Consultants, will provide you with accelerated learning and enable you to quickly integrate into one of the most exciting and dynamic areas of Defence.


To be successful for the role of ILS Consultant you will need:

  • Previous ILS experience working within Defence projects, Defence platform sustainment, or similar industry acquisition.
  • Knowledge of inventory management principles and optimisation
  • Experience in Defence contracting using ASDEFCON principles
  • Understanding of Support System Support resources and requirements
  • Understanding of Reliability Availability Maintainability (RAM) concepts
  • Experience using MILIS or SAP
  • Knowledge of Technical Publication Standards
  • Previous experience working within complexed and collaborative team environments.
  • The ability to build strong relationships with clients, stakeholders, and delivery partners.
  • Self-motivated and willing to learn new skills
  • Well-developed communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Integrity and high personal ethical standards that align with QinetiQ standards


 If you, like most, don't have all of the above experience, don't worry. QinetiQ welcome people with relevant experience and a willingness to learn, as we will invest in you to enhance your skills and competencies and further your career in Defence Logistics.


*Applicants MUST be eligible to hold an Australian Government security clearance*

QinetiQ conducts pre-employment screening, including but not limited to identity verification and police checks, for all preferred candidates


By joining us you could be working on any of the following work packages; Communication Systems Branch, Explosive Materiel Branch (EMB), Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare Branch (ISREW), Aerospace Surveillance and Response Branch (ASR), Air Training and Aviation Common System Program Office (ATACSPO), Land Services Division (LSD)


Please apply via the link below, or alternatively if you would like to have a confidential discussion please contact Denise on 0475973740


Looking for an Employer with Benefits?

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 Personal Development Fund
  • Flexible work
  • Purchased leave program & loyalty leave
  • Up to 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Annual incentive scheme
  • Australian Share Incentive Plan – contribute some of your salary in return for QinetiQ shares
  • Complimentary salary continuance insurance
  • Annual volunteering leave with Operation Give Back
  • Relaxed dress code


A full list of our employee benefits and further information 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.