Director - Engineering and Logistics

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Disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Building Services Engineering

Remuneration: $$118,376 - $142,087 (plus super) per annum

Location: Edinburgh

Type: Full Time

Posted: 14/02/2020


Executive Level 2
$118,376 - $142,087 (plus super)
Edinburgh, SA

About us:

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) provides air power options for the Australian Government. The Air Warfare Centre (AWC) exists within the Air Force’s Air Command and is critical to establish the RAAF as a modern and fully integrated combat force that can deliver air and space power effects in the information age. The AWC is supported by diverse workforce which includes Air Force, Army, Navy, Public Service and Defence Industry personnel.

The AWC Capability Assurance Directorate provides a focal point for technical and logistics governance support for systems and equipment operated by the AWC, Air Force and across Defence. We manage and develop capability and provide technical and quality assurance and safety management.

About the Role:

As a Director you will lead a team of military and Public Service personnel to deliver capability management, technical governance and logistic support including oversight of AWC engineering, quality and safety management systems. In this role you will be responsible for airworthiness the AWC PC-21 Aircraft, engaging with the aircrew and the commercially contracted maintenance organisation.

You will also lead Air Command’s Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence (C4I) Capability Management Office ensuring the integrity and enduring availability of crucial Air Command systems. Exploiting your well-developed decision making skills you will develop and influence AWC strategies, policies, priorities and operational practices.

About you:

We are looking for an experienced leader who will inspire a diverse teams of professionals to uphold a reputation for the pursuit of excellence. As a credible and authentic leader you will be able to earn the trust of internal and external stakeholders by demonstrating your professional and technical mastery across relevant disciplines and areas of practice.

 You will be someone who confidently applies knowledge and experience to develop and implement governance frameworks in a large and diverse organisation to meet legal and policy requirements. Your advanced communication skills will be necessary as you provide high quality advice to military executives and other Directors.

Benefits of working with us:

 We provide a working environment that champions diversity, provides the flexibility to be innovative and opportunity to work with talented colleagues.  We provide guidance and support to ensure you have the opportunity to succeed. This influential role provides significant opportunity for the development of your career as a technically focused senior leader with experience in diverse and fast moving fields.

Application Closing Date: Thursday 27 February, 2020

For further information please review the job information pack, reference AF/00455/20 on

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