Expressions of Interest - Future Opportunities - QinetiQ Air Affairs - Nowra

Date: 16 Apr 2024

Location: Nowra, New South Wales, AU

Company: QinetiQ

QinetiQ employs more than 8000 people in more than 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.


Headquartered in Nowra, New South Wales, QinetiQ Air Affairs provides targets and training services, and electronic warfare capabilities to the Australian Defence Force, in addition to aerial surveillance and reconnaissance in support of government firefighting efforts. Air Affairs owns and operates a fleet of special mission aircraft and maintains an advanced manufacturing and engineering facility providing design, manufacture and certification operations.

We are now taking expressions of interest for future opportunities within our QinetiQ Air Affairs team in Nowra.


Our Nowra based facility hosts a number of business units that cover a number of technical and non-technical areas. We are now taking expressions of interest from anyone looking to be notified as roles and opportunities become available.


With such a variety of opportunities we are keen to hear from you if you are;


  • Trade Qualified or,
  • Have aircrew, pilot or drone / UAV experience or,
  • Have a current defence clearance and relevant defence experience or,
  • Have experience in a manufacturing environment or,
  • Have experience in warehousing, logistics or supply chain or,
  • Looking for an opportunity with a global company in the Illawarra region.


As our ideal candidate you will bring;


  • Defence, Aerospace or Aviation Experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A desire to grow your career within a defence environment


You will be provided with a career in a global company that provides ongoing support and career development. We support both defence and government customers in critical roles across the country.  


Due to the nature of our work only Australian Citizens who are willing to gain and hold a defence security clearance are eligible for roles with QinetiQ Air Affairs.


Applications must be made through the careers portal but confidential questions can be sent to Ruth Harrison - Talent Aquisition Specicalist –


Applications will continue to be accepted over the holiday period, however QinetiQ and QinetiQ Air Affairs offices will be closed from the 22nd Dec until 3rd Jan 2024. Any applications made during this time will be replied to as soon as possible upon our teams return. 




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.


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. 


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