First listed on: 06 December 2017

Assistant Secretary Intelligence Surveillance Recon & Electronic Warfare

The Department of Defence is seeking to fill the Senior Executive Service Band 1 position of Assistant Secretary Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare in the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group. The position is based in Canberra.

The Assistant Secretary Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare is responsible for the acquisition and sustainment of electronic warfare and signals intelligence systems in both tactical and strategic domains. This includes delivering multiple project outcomes in relation to commanding the Electronic Systems to support the Australian Defence Force and the Defence Capability Plan. The Branch also provides all deployed information technology to support the Australian Defence Force.

In accordance with the Defence Leadership Behaviours, to be a strong contender for this position, you will be a flexible and collaborative leader who is prepared to take calculated risks. You will be resilient, have proven high level communication skills and be personally accountable for the quality of advice and the delivery of results. You will be self-aware, positive in considering and respecting a diversity of ideas and perspectives, and have the courage to challenge the status quo when it does not serve the required outcome.

The remuneration package includes superannuation, an Executive Vehicle allowance and, where applicable, relocation expenses. The salary component for this position may be negotiated with the successful candidate within the Defence Senior Executive Service Band 1 salary range.

Engagement may be negotiated on an ongoing basis or for a specified term. To be eligible for ongoing appointment, an applicant must be, or intend to become, a permanent Australian citizen. This position is a security-designated position. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a security assessment to the appropriate level.

To discuss the requirements of this position, after first reviewing the selection documentation, please telephone Ivan Zlabur, First Assistant Secretary Joint Systems, on (02) 6265 2091. 

Applicant information packs, including selection criteria and application instructions, can be obtained by visiting Applications close at 11:30pm (AEST) Sunday 21 January 2018.

For Senior Executive Service administrative recruitment enquiries please contact the Directorate of Senior Officer Management on 02 6265 2024.


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