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Insitu Pacific - Subcontracts Specialist

Brisbane, Queensland Job ID 225748773 Category Insitu Post Date Sep. 26, 2023
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Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

About Insitu Pacific

Insitu Pacific delivers industry-leading uncrewed aerial system (UAS) services to Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Our expertise, operational experience, and knowledge has established Insitu Pacific as a key provider of end-to-end advanced multi-domain ISR solutions.

Since 2009, our people, partnerships, suppliers and local flight testing and training facilities have effectively supported defence, commercial and civil customers. We are committed to maintaining and further developing our local supply chains and supporting Australia's sovereign capability as a vital component to a strong Australian defence industry sector.

The Opportunity

The Subcontracts Specialist is primarily responsible for assisting the Supply Lead to administer, manage and maintain subcontracts in accordance with Insitu Pacific's policies and procedures. The Subcontracts Specialist is also responsible for providing advice to management and staff on contractual matters on existing subcontracts and new business opportunities.


  • Develop and implement sub-contracting requirements in support of current and/or future opportunities for Insitu Pacific.
  • Manage end to end pre and post contract award.
  • Review proposals, negotiate contractual documentation and select or recommend suppliers.
  • Prepare and coordinate specific contract change proposals, subcontract change proposals and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Be the point of contact with assigned customers and subcontractor/supplier for all related contractual matters.
  • Ensure that Insitu Pacific conducts its contractual business in compliance with all Export and Import Control requirements.
  • Provide contractual support and advice to staff on matters relating to existing contracts and subcontracts.
  • Participate in existing and new business contract and subcontract negotiations.
  • Monitor and manage performance of subcontractors/ suppliers and provide reports to Supply Lead.


To be successful in this role:

  • Tertiary qualification in a law or business-related discipline, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in contract/subcontract management and administration.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • The ability to work accurately and unsupervised, and the ability to prioritise work as required and manage external/internal resources.
  • Demonstrated skills in successfully negotiating contracts / subcontracts
  • Understanding of budgets, cost control and financial performance management
  • Understanding of Defence Contracting policies and procedures is desirable

Australia citizenship to meet Australian Defence security requirements.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Female applicants, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent and ex-defence personnel are encouraged to apply.

If you are ready to join an innovative industry leader and would like to register your interest in working for Insitu Pacific, please click Apply Now. The preferred candidate may be selected prior to the advertisement closing.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are proud members of the Valuable 500 and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.

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Your Benefits

No matter where you are in life, our benefits help prepare you for the present and the future.

  • Competitive base pay and incentive programs.
  • Industry-leading tuition assistance program pays your institution directly.
  • Resources and opportunities to grow your career.
  • Up to $10,000 match when you support your favorite nonprofit organizations.
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