Engineering Capability Leaders


Newcastle, NSW

Posted 12/3/2019

Boeing Defence Australia is shaping the future of aerospace and delivering some of the nation's most important programs for the Australian Defence Force. Joining us is a chance to make your mark, working with a diverse team that is united in pushing the boundaries of imagination and excellence. We currently employ more than 2,500 people across 14 sites in Australia and three international locations and have a range of opportunities available as we plan for future growth. The opportunity We are seeking multiple leaders to join our Mission Systems and Ground Systems (MS&GS) Capability. The capability provides people, expertise, process and tools to architect, design, integrate solutions for complex development programs and business growth opportunities. With a focus on the future, the MS&GS capability develops and maintains technology, product and capability to align with BDA's growth strategy to meet the evolving needs of our customers, both in Australia and internationally. These first line leadership positions can be based in Brisbane, Adelaide or Newcastle. Responsibilities Support capability growth through the active leadership of people, processes and tools; Tactical workforce planning to meet project execution needs; Provide input for technology and business growth strategy across the capability portfolio; Establish an open, inclusive and innovative team culture; Lead, develop and engage our people within a matrix organisation; Support executing projects within BDA through provision of people, processes and tools to ensure we are successful in meeting our customer expectations. Experience/Qualifications The successful applicant will possess the following attributes: Demonstrated leadership experience at the management level in a technical environment; An excellent communicator who can engage and motivate diverse and geographically dispersed teams; Dynamic, innovative and likes to think outside the square; Tertiary qualifications and/or experience in a relevant engineering discipline including software, systems, electrical/electronic, communications, mechanical and/or product development; An advocate for diversity and inclusion and will be actively involved in leading change; Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet defence security requirements. Culture We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Female applicants, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent and ex-defence personnel are strongly encouraged to apply. Benefits Flexible working options Study assistance Salary packaging Employee Incentive Program Global opportunities How to apply View the full Position Description and apply now.

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