EY Senior Consultant/Manager, Transaction Advisory Services - RAAF Amberley, Brisbane in Brisbane, Australia

Senior Consultant/Manager, Transaction Advisory Services - RAAF Amberley, Brisbane

Transaction Advisory Services

Requisition # BRI001IB

Post Date 4 days ago

The Australian Defence Department is spending $190 billion on some of Australia’s most complex technological and commercially challenging procurements over the next decade, and key Private Sector advisers will help manage that delivery. If you want to be at the forefront of these projects and the private sector’s new businesses models to deliver them, then EY has an opening to help grow your career and build a better working world. We are looking for savvy commercial operators with diverse industry sector experience to bring insight and fresh thinking.

The opportunity

EY is one of four Major Service Providers (MSPs) to the Australian Defence Department’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) in a partnership with Kellogg, Brown and Root (KBR). Known as the KEY Team, we have been appointed as one of two MSPs to provide professional services to the Air Combat Systems (ACS) Branch for a minimum 4.5 year period.

The ACS Branch has nodes in Newcastle, Amberley and Canberra. EY has a number of commercial advisory role opportunities at Amberley.

The RAAF Amberley roles are embedded with client in the Air Combat and Electronic Attack System Project Office’s (ACEASPO) Business Management Unit (BMU). ACEASPO delivers acquisition and sustainment support for the Super Hornet and Growler capabilities in partnership with industry. The SPO is leading the implementation of the Enterprise concept for ACEA capabilities through the development of the ACEA Enterprise. The ACEA Enterprise consists of a number of Commonwealth, Industry partners and United States Navy (USN), working within a Single Management Framework (SMF). The ACEA capability, made up of the Super Hornet and Growler platforms and the Mobile Threat Training Emitter System (MTTES), will be operated and supported as an enterprise by the partner organisations.

Key areas of activity and responsibility include:

A range of practitioners are required to support the commercial functions:

  • Provide high level Strategic Business Advice pertaining to contractual and commercial strategies and frameworks for ACAESPO capability outcomes.

  • Platform contract management and amendments to ensure contract performance meets Material Sustainment Agreement (MSA) and Material Acquisition Agreement (MAA) obligations.

  • Development and implementing of future ASDEFCON contractual support and acquisition arrangements.

  • Appropriate closure of ASDEFCON sustainment and acquisition contracts as required.

  • Transition of commercial arrangements from acquisition to sustainment.The successful candidates will be accountable for the service delivery within applicable Commonwealth policy and compliance frameworks and will work as part of a small integrated teams across the SPO. The practitioners may be required to work Service providers may be required to operate in management team lead roles and / or participate in IPTs / tiger teams to support the commercial functions.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Demonstrated commercial nous with strong commercial experience and a higher degree qualification

  • Experience in complex procurement, ideally in Utilities, Resources, Infrastructure or Transport with an eagerness to grow Defence domain experience and interest

  • An existing Australian Government security clearance (NV1) or an ability and willingness to obtain one in short order

  • Well-developed relationship and inter-personal skills

  • Self-directed and initiated

  • Capable of operating in an integrated contractor and Commonwealth Team

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A sense of humour and a desire to enhance your commercial negotiation and relationship skills

What we look for

We’re interested in people with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make things happen. Those who can demonstrate initiative and situational awareness across a complex stakeholder and commercial environment will succeed in this position.

What working at EY offers

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

Time Commitment

  • 5 days a week

  • Based at RAAF Amberley

Who we are

EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer offering a vast range of internal networks including Unity, our LGBTI network and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander network. These provide our people with the opportunity to connect across offices and allow us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

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