Principal Configuration Officer

Location:: South Australia
Sectors: Engineering
Employment type: Permanent
Salary: AU$150000 - AU$160000 per annum + Bonus
Contact name: Patrick Horwood

Contact email: patrick@clearedrecruitment.com.au
Job reference: BBBH1940_1717042610
Published: 15 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Our client has been leading the way in Naval sustainment services for the Royal Australian Navy for over 30+ years and counting, and is rapidly growing in light of recent AUKUS news and Surface and below surface fleet reviews to expand our nation's naval capabilities.

They currently have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Configuration Management position to lead, guide and develop a team of configuration and data professionals in support of the large naval sustainment project.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Implement project configuration management activities and associated outputs
  • Support development, integration and maintenance of the configuration management tools in support of configuration management activities
  • Ensure all subcontractors comply with their configuration management plan requirements
  • Support planning estimates for configuration management activities and delivering of configuration management training
  • Manage a team of configuration management staff

Skills & Experiences

  • Formal training in configuration management such as Certified International Configuration Manager by International Society of Configuration, or CMII
  • Minimum of ten (10) years prior relevant experience
  • Requires understanding of management approaches such as work scheduling, prioritising, coaching and process execution
  • Requires advanced knowledge of configuration management techniques, particularly in a defence environment with understanding of the impact of work on other areas of the organisation.
  • Current or reinstatable Defence security clearance; Australian Citizenship is essential


Unique and challenging work with a deeper purpose.
Flexibility over how, when and where you work for the best work - life balance.
Up to 10 days additional leave every year so you can rest and recharge.
Generous parental leave so you can give your family the focus it deserves.



If you think you match the above role, please apply in Word document format. PDF is also accepted.

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