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Exercise Planner (Generalist) Command Post Exercises - CPX

Level 2 & Level 3

12 month contract

The Joint Collective Training Branch (JCTB) requires a appropriately qualified Exercise Planner (Generalist) CPX to support the CPX Planning Team Lead in planning, coordinating and scripting activities that exercise training audience staff at all levels in a coherent manner to achieve a desired effect.

You will be expected to understand the complexity of joint and combined operations in a whole of government-led environment.


Daily rate negotiable

Contract Extensions

2 x 12 month extension options

Security Requirements

Minimum NV2 with the ability to obtain a TSPV security clearance.


Job Overview

Find out what you'll be doing

Service Benefits

Competitive salary packages

Job satisfaction

Work-life balance

Training & development

The Role

The role’s responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Carry out Land Capability stakeholder engagement with Army stakeholders, other ADF and Government Branches and Organisations, and Defence Industry.

  • Liaise directly with Defence Industry vendors for management and delivery of Defence innovation projects

  • Liaise and work directly with Defence acquisition and sustainment organisations for procurement and sustainment of capabilities, including the development of procurement and sustainment project documentation.

  • Review and provide analysis of project and program documentation and deliverables

  • Review and analyse current LCSP capability posture against Army objective state and Project deliverables in order to understand and document current capability gaps.

  • Provide support to the development of business cases for the additional phases of the LCSP projects in consultation with the AHQ Project Management Office (PMO).

  • Carry-out project development activities across LCSP under the direction of the Deputy Director, including planning and delivery of associated FIC, and development of procurement paper work for the acquisition of LCSP capabilities for Army.

  • Carry-out financial reviews of LCSP project budgets in consultation with SO1 LCSP and the LCSP Business Manager.

  • Project administration support in preparation for Gate and committee consideration

  • Provide administrative support to programmatic planning (including for forums, key meetings, travel and other stakeholder engagement)

  • Support business improvement initiatives

  • Other tasking as required

Your Background & Experience

The role requires demonstrated experience in:

  • Demonstrated candidate experience specific to Defence and Capability Development.

  • Expereince in stakeholder engagement management both internally and externally to Defence.

  • Qualifications in fields of management, business/finance or government administration (desirable, not essential)

  • Must have high-level knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications (essential)

Anthony Mora

Dora Zhang

Lead Partner





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