Research Leader - Land Capability Analysis

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Disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Building Services Engineering

Remuneration: $$173,836 - $190,185 (plus super) per annum

Location: Adelaide

Type: Full Time

Posted: 25/06/2021


Your Role

In this role you will provide the vision, guidance and direction to harness the ability of your team, enhance Australian Defence Force (ADF) land capability and deliver agreed outputs to Defence. You will inspire your team of professionals to push the frontiers of science to create new scientific insights. Using your experience, awareness and knowledge across a broad range of science, you will provide expert, impartial and timely advice which will impact current and future ADF capabilities. As you engage with your clients, you will develop an understanding of their priorities and select the best scientific methods and solutions to meet their needs.  You will be a trusted influential source of evidence-based analysis which shapes and enhances Defence and national security decision making. 

Your team will provide Operational support to Army by:

  • understanding the future operating environments
  • supporting concept formulation
  • simulation, experimentation and evaluation of the impact of the concept on operational effectiveness
  • providing analysis supporting decision to select between capability options

Our Team

The Land Capability Analysis (LCA) branch of Joint and Operations Analysis Division supports the development of the ADF's land capability through the use of mathematical modelling, military experimentation and judgement based analysis. We draw upon our diverse backgrounds, skills, experience and knowledge to provide a capability edge to Defence across the strategic, operational and tactical level in the land domain. Our team commits to excellence in science and support to a diverse, professional and safe environment for our people.  We are guided by the Defence Values and Behaviours and promote a culture which values the contribution of all our team members. We provide professional development opportunities allowing our team to maintain an industry advantage. Our team offers the opportunity for a long-standing career where you will be supported to grow and develop through innovation, teamwork and leadership.

Our Ideal Candidate

Our Ideal candidate has an international reputation for excellence. As a demonstrated people manager you will be able to influence a positive culture amongst your team, empower them to succeed in their roles and proactively build a high performing team of experts who will undertake scientifically based research. As a leader you will set the standard for the quality of the science and technology outputs of your team. You will be a collaborator able to develop and maintain enduring relationships with a network of internal and external stakeholders and with local and international partners in academia and industry. You will be an innovator who has a proven ability to affect change and provide others with the tools to create and sustain a culture of science and technology innovation.

Application Closing Date: Wednesday 14 July 2021

For further information please review the job information pack, reference
DSTG/02835/21 on

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