Change and Compliance Manager

Department of Defence

Base pay $84k - $96k
"$83,928 - $95,873 (plus Super)"
Permanent Full time Standard business hours
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Full job description

The Role

The APS 6 Change & Compliance Manager, NMSwAA will be responsible for maintaining the Navy Assurance Management System (NAMS) System.

Accreditation which includes but is not limited to conducting the following:

  • Maintain an internal system change register informed by the NAMS impact log.
  • Develop change documentation, raising and progressing change requests associated with the application of the CIOG change management process, taking NAMS version updates through the Technical Change Advisory Board and Design Change Advisory Board to implement patches and updated NAMS versions into Production.
  • Managing the Security of NAMS.
  • Managing and updating the System Risk Management Plan.
  • Conducting an Audit of server logs monthly for security risks, including but not limited to, abnormal or malicious behavior.
  • Conducting quarterly risk workshops to assess risks and threats to NAMS.
  • Conducting biannual vulnerability workshops.
  • Manage the COGNOS/ARGOS analytics functions
  • Develop and implement improvements and fixes to COGNOS/ARGOS applications 

About our Team

NMSwAA provides the Chief of Navy with justified confidence that Navy’s maritime platforms are materially seaworthy and that they can deliver the required capability to government. Navy’s maritime platforms range from ships to submarines to clearance divers and their equipment required to perform their duty.
The functions of the team are grouped into four primary roles:

  • Providing second line of Defence materiel seaworthiness assurance.
  • Assessing and monitoring the maritime materiel conformance and risk profile which is informed by data and evidence gathered from the enterprise.
  • Providing expert assurance advice and support.
  • Fostering a culture of continual improvement.

This is an integrated team of both Military and APS employees, with staff currently based in Sydney, Perth and Canberra. 

Our Ideal Candidate

The duties of an APS 6 Change & Compliance Manager occupation in Defence include the following:

  • Manage workflows and resources, prepare work area and team plans detailing measurable milestones and expected outcomes.
  • Accountable to allocate work, resources and tasks, set work area priorities, develop strategies and evaluate business outcomes.
  • Accountable to maintain and update registers, Security logs, incident and risk plans, change management communication registers.
  • Manage and maintain the service compliance of NAMS in line with business and regulatory requirements.
  • Research and identify actions required to maintain or improve levels of service initiate and report on these actions.
  • Build and sustain effective relationships with team members and actively participate in team work and group activities.
  • Facilitate appropriate direction for the team by clearly communicating goals and objectives.
  • Diagnose service delivery problems and initiate actions to maintain or improve levels of service.
  • Resolve problems using expertise, taking the initiative to identify alternative courses of action.
  • Understand and apply knowledge of financial and technical processes, tools and techniques ensuring asset controllers, infrastructure teams and the business co-ordinate and maximise value, maintain control and ensure any necessary legal compliance.


Application Closing Date: Thursday 30 June, 2022


For further information please review the job information pack, reference NAVY/02253/22 on www.defence.gov.au/apscareers.

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Job details
Date posted
16 Jun 2022
Expiring date
30 Jun 2022
Government, Emergency & Defence
Base pay
$84k - $96k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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