First listed on: 25 June 2020
Cost Assurer & Analyst 


$73,636 - $78,873 (plus super)
Adelaide, SA

Your Role
The Pricing and Cost Assurance Team provides pricing and cost support to all areas of the Future Submarine Program including cost modelling, internal reviews, cost audits, budget management, invoice assurance and other assessment, assurance and cost estimation activities. This is a new team which is establishing itself within the program with lots of opportunity to grow and develop. It’s a fast paced, challenging environment where complex issues are solved with innovation, teamwork and expertise.

As a Pricing and Cost Assurance Officer, you’ll be providing assistance to the Team Lead to prepare and conduct cost reviews of key contractors, develop and action the FSP internal assurance program, and analyse the cost activities of the prime contractors.

As a Pricing and Cost Estimator, you’ll be assisting the Team Lead to building and maintaining the FSP Joint Cost Model, evaluating prime contractors, project cost estimates and cost aspects of contract deliverables, and assisting the analysis of cost estimating relationships and drivers

Our Ideal Candidate
Our ideal candidates are a team players who value relationships and have a positive attitude to change. They work well under pressure in a dynamic, fast paced environment and pay close attention to detail. They have experience in assurance, audit, cost modelling or cost estimation. They have the ability to manipulate and analyse large volumes of data.

Our Team
The Australian Government is laying the foundations for a nationwide naval shipbuilding enterprise to support the implementation of the Naval Shipbuilding Plan. The Plan outlines the Australian Government’s vision for the Australian naval shipbuilding enterprise and the significant investment required in coming decades. Submarines are a unique Defence capability and play an essential role in supporting Australia's maritime security, and your work within the program, by engaging with Navy and Industry suppliers will ensure that Navy has an enduring and potent Submarine capability.

In addition to being involved in building Australia’s future naval fleet, at FSP, you will enjoy Australian Public Service conditions which include an attractive salary package and flexible, family-friendly working arrangements. Our staff have access to flexible working hours with opportunities for part-time and home-based work. Defence provides a superannuation contribution of 15.4 per cent, higher than most industries, with the opportunity for you to make additional personal contributions.

Application Closing Date: Thursday 09 July, 2020

For further information please review the job information pack, reference CASG/02833/20 on


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