495 - ILS Manager (Acquisition)

495 - ILS Manager (Acquisition)

Job Title: 495 - ILS Manager (Acquisition)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-08-15
Reference: V-36527
Contact Name: Aaron Breban
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 16, 2019 09:53

Job Description

The Role

The ILS Manager (Acquisition) requires solid understanding of Defence projects and the Capability Life Cycle (CLC) (Ref A.), has good stakeholder management skills and can adapt to an often dynamic and fast paced environment. The position requires a detailed knowledge and understanding of Acquisition ILS in a Defence environment and Fundamental Inputs to Capability (FIC) analysis. The occupant is expected to be able to operate with a reasonable amount of independence, to progress work with a sense of managed urgency and meet expected quality levels. The occupant is expected to be able to reprioritise and multitask, whilst also managing their own time to achieve deadlines. The ILS Manager (Acquisition) must possess the attitude, aptitude and capacity to thrive in a dynamic and complex environment. Versatility, adaptability and responsiveness are key qualities sought for this position, as is the ability to carefully influence in a complex project environment where CASG is the Lead Delivery Agency working with the Project Sponsor and several Partner Delivery Agencies

Skills and Qualification:

  • The ILS Manager (Acquisition) will exercise a considerable degree of independence and perform a leadership role.
  • They will exercise sound decision making and judgement to provide expert policy advice. They will have in-depth knowledge of the Materiel Management function and are responsible for the development, implementation, compliance and review of policies and procedures relevant to their work within that function. They will engage in complex to very complex problem solving and issues management and may coordinate and perform detailed or sensitive projects that impact on strategic, political or operational outcomes for Defence.
  • The ILS Manager (Acquisition) is accountable to plan, lead and manage a range of human and physical resources and exercise the associated people and financial responsibilities to achieve business outcomes. They will manage one or more teams. They will develop and implement work plans, set performance indicators, and review individual, team and business performance, focusing on identifying opportunities for building team capability and continuous improvement.
  • They will set work that align with the strategic objectives and communicate expected outcomes. The ILS Manager (Acquisition) will be responsible for actively managing key stakeholder relationships and will be required to identify relevant stakeholders' expectations and concerns to develop and communicate methodologies and practices to achieve outcomes. They will be accountable to contribute towards ongoing self-improvement and professional development of their work area. This position has people management responsibility and the occupant will be required to exercise people management skills and knowledge to lead a high performing and cohesive team. The position requires a detailed understanding of ILS in an ICT environment.

For additional information please contact Aaron Breban on 0439 394 902

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