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Integrated Logistics Support (ILS)



Customer Service, Operations
Canberra, Australia
Posted on Monday, June 12, 2023

QinetiQ employs more than 8000 people in 50 locations around the world, offering our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products.


QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, provides technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. As an innovative science and technology company, we help solve some of our customers' most challenging problems. Our determination to deliver and improve today and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn.

QinetiQ is developing at an incredible pace year on year and we’re not slowing down!


This is an exciting phase in our history and we are looking for experienced Integrated Logistics Support Managers (ILSM) to join us as we embark on our next phase of growth.


QinetiQ boasts the largest team of highly respected and experienced Explosive Ordnance (EO) acquisition personnel in CASG. Our consultants work in close partnership with our clients and are embedded within a vibrant team network across Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.  As a member of the team, you will work on multi-million dollar projects and be at the cutting edge of innovation in Defence munitions and the creation of sovereign defence capability.


We are open to receiving applications from candidates anywhere in Australia, as this role could be a hybrid position (work from home with possible travel), or based in one of our offices in Brisbane, Melbourne, Canberra or Adelaide.


The Opportunity

 Our key client manages the acquisition, in-service sustainment and disposal of all guided and non-guided explosive ordnance for the Australian Defence Force (ADF).  As Australia strives to create greater independence in an increasingly challenging strategic environment, we are experiencing unprecedented demand for our support services.


Under the Major Service Provider construct you will have opportunities to manage and accelerate your professional career across different projects, in Maritime, Land and Air Domain with the support and guidance of QinetiQ EO experts. Current projects and programs include:  

  • Armoured Fighting Vehicle – Weapons
  • Maritime Strike and Missile Defence Capabilities, including Sea Sparrow Missiles, Tomahawk Missile, Standard Missile 2, Mine countermeasure and other future systems   
  • Aerospace Explosive Ordnance, such as Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles, Long Range Anti-ship Missile, Joint Direct Attack Munition, and platforms including Super Hornet and Joint Strike Fighter weapons.
  • Specialist EO Support to ADF platform acquisitions



The Role

 As an experienced Integrated Logistics Support Manager (ILSM) your responsibilities may include:

  • Plan, coordinate and execute all project ILS activities
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders relevant to the project as required
  • Draft and review EO Integrated Logistic Support Instructions (ILSI) / Integrated Logistic Support Plans (ILSP) include integrated logistics support management, transition management, logistics support analysis and configuration management.
  • Logistics Facilities Requirements Analysis and Planning.
  • Preparation of tender and contract materials including required supporting documentation
  • Manage Assets Under Construction (AUC) and asset impairment for the program.
  • Support development of future improvements, enhancements and capabilities ie. Pre-Gate 0 advice, input and document preparation in consultation with key stakeholders.


Our ideal candidate will present with;

  • Background in Defence ILS or defence supply chain industry. 
  • Ex-ADF background.
  • Strong communication skills.  
  • Experience operating within a quality management system.
  • High quality work and attention to detail.
  • Previous experience working within complexed and collaborative team environments.
  • The ability to build strong relationships with clients, stakeholders, and delivery partners.


Applicants MUST be eligible to obtain an Australian Government security clearance. QinetiQ conducts pre-employment screening, including but not limited to identity verification and police checks, for all preferred candidates


Whilst applications must be made online, confidential enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Denise Cole, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner via email; DLCole@qinetiq.com.au.  


Looking for an Employer with Benefits?


On the hunt for an employer that values loyalty and rewards performance? At QinetiQ, our competitive remuneration and benefits package supports your evolving needs throughout your career.   You’ll share in the company’s success, and be rewarded for your own. We’ll invest in your professional development and provide an inclusive environment for you to succeed.


Some of our benefits include:

  • Individual Professional development allowance
  • Flexible work
  • Purchased leave program & loyalty leave
  • Up to 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Annual incentive scheme
  • Complimentary salary continuance insurance
  • Annual volunteering leave with Operation Give Back
  • Relaxed dress code


A full list of our employee benefits can be found here: https://www.qinetiq.com/en-au/careers/benefits





As the defence industry in Australia grows, it is an exciting time to join QinetiQ. What the company looks like today will be different to that of tomorrow as we navigate an ever changing world. To innovate for our customers advantage we value the need for diversity of thought in everything we do. We provide a flexible and inclusive environment where our people can bring their whole selves to work,  meaningfully contribute and have equal opportunity to succeed. We actively seek applications from people who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Aligned with our Gender Equality Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan we also encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.