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QLD > Cairns

Applications Close: Tuesday, June 28, 2016


• Defence industry leader
• Permanent and full time configuration management leadership position 
• Cairns, Queensland location

In Cairns, BAE Systems provides Hydrographic In Service Support (HISS) to the Royal Australian Navy, managing the in service support requirements of Hydrographic Ships, Survey Motor Launches and Survey Motor Boats. Collectively, the team manages scheduled maintenance, engineering configuration changes and ad-hoc support requirements to support this fleet.

BAE System's core values of Trusted, Innovative and Bold under pin everything that we do. We are seeking to appoint a dedicated Configuration Manager to join our Maritime Sustainment business.  This key leadership position will be based at our Cairns site and will be offered on a permanent and full time basis.  

As the Configuration Manager, you will:
• Take carriage of all configuration management activities on the Hydrographic In Service Support contract
• Provide effective leadership to the configuration management team, ensuring services provided meet business and customer objectives
• Plan, implement and manage the configuration management practices and systems
• Undertake complex activities pertaining to the maintenance of technical databases
• Undertake configuration baseline management, configuration change management, configuration status accounting and reporting, and conducting configuration audits
• Manage the configuration change control process and changes affecting the configuration documentation 
• Manage and run engineering review board, configuration control board project meetings and attend modification implementation program meetings
• Liaise with all senior project staff to resolve configuration management issues and ensure the detailed configuration of the product remains known and under control, and the product configuration can be accurately reported on request
• Provide estimates of the configuration management effort and the staffing profile for contract change proposals or bids for new/additional business
• Manage the development of new processes where required and coordinate their development, test and verification into the electronic configuration management system

As an ideal applicant you will have:
• Extensive configuration management experience in an engineering environment
• Demonstrated leadership experience
• Strong customer management skills and the ability to influence and develop effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders at all levels

Whilst not essential, an engineering degree coupled with configuration management experience within the Maritime industry will be highly regarded.

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Applications should be addressed to: Kon Yiannikopoulos, HR Advisor – Recruitment. Please ensure you attach a current resume and copy of your relevant qualification(s) to your application. A cover letter is preferred.

At BAE Systems you will find support for training and development, competitive benefits and family friendly, flexible work practices in addition to a genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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