First listed on: 17 December 2021
Science and Technology Research Leader - Maritime Capability Analysis



Executive Level 2 (S&T Level 8)
$177,313 - $193,989 (plus super)
Eveleigh - NSW 

The Role

In this role you will provide the leadership to develop and harness the ability of your team to enhance Australian Defence Force (ADF) maritime capability and deliver agreed outputs to Defence. Using your experience, awareness and knowledge across a broad range of science, you will provide expert, impartial and timely advice which will enhance current and future ADF capabilities. In particular your team will provide operational analysis support to Navy - across force analysis (where you will support decisions on what the maritime component of the joint force of the future will look like); across maritime capability programs (where we track the effectiveness of maritime capability from the current fleet into the future as our own capability changes, as the threat capability changes and the mission set changes) and across the current fleet (where we baseline operational effectiveness and support improvements). As you engage with your stakeholders, you will develop an understanding of their priorities and select the best scientific methods and solutions to meet their needs. 

We also have another two roles on offer which may be of interest to you. Please click the job title for further information. They are: 

Science and Technology Research Leader - Joint Warfare Operations

Science and Technology Program Leader - Integrated Force  

About our Team
Joint and Operations Analysis Division support the decision making of the Department of Defence, 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. Our team commits to excellence in science and supports 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 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 maritime operations 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: Monday 24 January, 2022

For further information please review the job information pack, reference DSTG/07041/21, on


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