First listed on: 30 July 2020
Business Director 

$118,376 - $142,087 (plus super)
Dudley Park, SA

The Role
Conduct and execute strategic business planning and report performance against required outcomes to Government. Provides services to the Program Directors ensuring ability to execute directorate remit in delivering program capability.

  • Develop, execute and measure program performance against a Strategic Business Plan IAW the Program Strategic Objectives.
  • Oversight of program budget and management of directorate budget utilising an Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tools ( ACEIT).
  • Collate and manage Program costs.
  • Manage Directorate risks, issues and mitigations.
  • Oversee the work of the Industry, Finance and Commercial Directorates.
  • Provide Commonwealth of Australia (CoA) representatives with contract training to enable the CoA to be a smart buyer with the knowledge to reach optimal contract outcomes.
  • Develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures for the Directorate.
  • Review contract changes

About 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. If you require further information please email

Our Ideal Candidate
We seek an outcome focused Business Director with demonstrated expertise in strategic business planning and performance reporting in a highly complex, large scale program. A collaborative approach to stakeholder engagement, with flexibility to respond to the changing context and shifting priorities of the program are crucial. Dynamic leadership will provide direction and empowerment, ensuring your people understand and execute their role in alignment with Program Strategic Objectives within the context of Defence strategic direction.

Application Closing Date: Thursday 13 August, 2020

For further information please review the job information pack, reference CASG/03399/20 on



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