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Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Fleet Manager

Date: 21-Nov-2022

Location: Greater Melbourne, Victoria, 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.


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


Our MSP Division, is part of a consortium of independent, technical partners, which include Nova Systems and PwC; supported by a range of specialist SMEs.  We share and support Defence’s commitment to growing and improving Australia’s military capability.  We do this by delivering large, long term, integrated work packages across the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG).  In doing so we work closely with both uniformed and public service staff to help plan the acquisition and support of advanced military systems and equipment through the provision of rigorous analysis, advice and assurance; we relish solving the unique and challenging problems this work entails.  


About the Role


QinetiQ is one of only four Major Service Providers (MSP) to the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG).


The ILS Fleet Manager will work within a multidisciplinary team out of Victoria Barracks (Melbourne) as a valued member of the QinetiQ Operations and Delivery team, focused on the delivery of exceptional customer outcomes and support across a diverse range of capabilities for the entire Engineer Equipment Fleet in sustainment. These activities may include logistics planning, governance and assurance and commercial activities, leading to the delivery of state-of-the-art capability that supports our personnel in the field as well as ensuring that their capabilities transition into sustainment.


Key responsibilities will include:


  • Act as liaison with external agencies to ensure the serviceability of Defence equipment.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of policies and standard operating procedures for the
    management of the fleet.
  • Establish close business and working relations with all relevant stakeholders to ensure the serviceability of the fleet.
  • Prepare correspondence, reports, and plans for the effective management of the fleet.
  • Manage mixed team of APS, ADF and contractors.
  • Carry out all tasks as directed by the Sustainment Manager.
  • Mentor Program staff to improve their general fleet sustainment and project management knowledge as well as their
    brief writing.
  • Provide Logistic Engineering analysis.
  • Training and mentoring junior ILS professionals.
  • Writing ILS documentation for CASG Projects.
  • Deliver services to customers that enhance QinetiQ’s reputation as a trusted provider and partner.
  • Demonstration of initiative and self-motivation.
  • Compliance with legislative, regulatory, QinetiQ Quality Management Systems, Employee Safety requirements.


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

  • Previous ILS Fleet Management experience working within large value Defence projects.
  • Technical trade qualification.
  • Experience operating within a quality management system.
  • High quality work and attention to detail.
  • 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


*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


Life at QinetiQ


Our people and our culture make QinetiQ a great place to work, we value integrity, collaboration and performance.

QinetiQ is a Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice, Work180 Endorsed Employer for Women and past winner of the Defence Teaming Centre Employer of Choice Awards.

We look after our people are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent in the market. We celebrate our differences and incorporate diversity and inclusion into everything we do. Our salary and benefits package is designed to make sure we support our diverse group of employees through the different stages of their life and careers.


Some of our benefits include:

  • Annual professional development allocation and study leave
  • Flexible working options that suit you
  • Leave purchase scheme to balance what’s important to you
  • Loyalty leave,  earn extra days of annual leave up to an additional 10 days per year
  • Performance bonus awards for individual and company success
  • Salary continuance Insurance, protecting you financially during times of ill health
  • Cultural or Religious day of significance leave to observe days of significance to you
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave with no minimum qualifying period
  • Dress for your day, no formal dress code just wear what feels good and suits your day
  • Give back with an annual volunteering day
  • Save money with our travel club and discounted health insurance options
  • Be supported with employee assistance services and family violence leave


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 Gender Equality Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan we also encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.