APS 6 - Strategic Policy & International Engagement


  • $80,669 - $92,150 (plus super)
  • Fyshwick - ACT


The Role
The Joint Collective Training Branch (JCTB) is looking for a self-motivated individual, looking to expand their knowledge and contribute to supporting Simulation within Defence. As an APS6, you will be working in a multi-disciplinary team to provide subject matter expertise in a thriving joint environment in the Modelling and Simulation (M&S) domain.

For the Strategic Policy aspect, you will have a lead role for setting the direction and future of M&S within the joint force. This will require working in collaboration with other services, groups and professional bodies to develop policy and strategy documents to ensure that the joint force is highly skilled, integrated through provision of a realistic training environment. As International Engagement lead, you will engage with international partners to strengthen and forge relationships to provide mutually beneficial simulation experiences and training for the ADF joint force. This will include creating and managing Memorandums of Understanding (MoU), engagement with other Defence force simulation bodies and managing Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) adherence.

About our Team
The Joint Collective Training Branch (JCTB) trains the joint force for warfighting.

The Simulation Governance team manages key aspects of the current and future state of the ADF joint simulation environment. This is achieved by creating and maintaining joint simulation policy, forging and sustaining relationships with international partners in simulation, encouraging industry engagement, and working closely with the Single services and groups within Defence

This assists JCTB to deliver efficient and effective Joint Collective Training that is provided in concert with the services and groups. JCTB delivers simulation services to make the training environment as real and accessible as possible. Simulations that enables the joint force and Defence to conduct high end multi-domain warfare.

Our Ideal Candidate
If you have experience in Policy writing, International engagement and working as part of a small team to make beneficial changes, then please apply. An understanding of M&S is preferred but not essential. You will need to be able to demonstrate how you have previously worked to build relationships on a national and international stage, as well as create and maintain policy and MoU documents.

Candidates will also need to showcase some understanding of:

  • International processes, such as export controls, FMS and ITAR.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Document writing as per Defence writing principles
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to adapt to new and emerging tasks.
  • Demonstrated experience with risk management