Capability Definition Development Specialists

Job Title: Capability Definition Development Specialists
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: CR/012338_1656975499
Contact Name: Adrian Broadhead
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Job Published: July 05, 2022 08:58

Job Description

Finite are working with their partners to assist Defence and Industry in delivering some the most advanced, critical, complex and strategic acquisition programs in our nation's history. As a result of continued success and trust; we are seeking Defence professionals with Capability Development experience, specifically in developing gate 0 strategic documentation.

In this role, you will capture key information within the OneDefence model and assist in delivering documents such as the Joint Capability Needs Statement (JCNS), Project Execution Strategy, etc.; whilst ensuring project milestones are support and achieved.

Through supporting and defining the Capability Life Cycle (CLC). You will shape the program and help to better understand its policies and strategic objectives; when capturing the definition and analysis.

You will be required to navigate the organisation, forge relationships, identify solutions, educate and influence and work collaboratively with all stakeholders to meet objectives.

Role Responsibilities

  • Prepare the JCNS (and supporting documentation) to support the definition of new and changed capabilities for the ADF; including
  • Material System Function and Performance Specification (FPS)
  • Test Concept Document (TCD);
  • Support defined CLC Gate 0 activities for the Capability Program;
  • Understand broader Defence policy and strategic objectives when undertaking capability definition and analysis; and
  • Facilitate, engage and manage relevant stakeholders and understand their expectations and concerns to achieve business outcomes.

Skills & Experience

  • Strong Defence background, with understanding of the Project Development Gate 0 artefacts
  • Demonstrated experience in developing JCNS and other project documentation
  • Prior Capability Definition Development experience
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • High quality writing skills through Defence service writing experience
  • Must hold a Defence Security clearance of NV1, preferably NV2
  • Must be an Australian Citizen to apply!

Please submit your CV letter in WORD FORMAT.

Who are Finite
Finite is an Australian owned, award winning independent Defence and Government technology recruitment company. We currently supply to many of the country's largest prime contractors, SMEs, PSPs, State and Federal Government organisations.