RCD Consulting


Ongoing ILS Vacancy – DSS Level 2

This duty statement is an example of the skills and responsibilities expected at DSS Level 2 – Integrated Logistics Support. If you believe you have the requisite skills, please apply for this role and we’ll get in touch with you.


  • Compliance/policy:
    • Accountable to have a good understanding of and compliance with relevant legislative frameworks, government decision-making, and Defence’s mission and policy requirements.
    • May exercise some discretion in interpreting and applying legislation, procedures, and guidelines to their work.
    • Identify current Defence materiel logistics policies relevant to materiel logistics inventory and asset management activities.
  • Contract Management:
    • Develop and review ILS Plans, Processes, and Procedures, including ILS Instructions.
    • Provide constructive feedback to the contractor/Prime on ASDEFCON contract deliverables.
    • Contribute to the development of materiel logistics strategies and plans for information, communications, quality, and resources that back the fleet sustainment activity’s objectives.
  • ILS specific:
    • Assist in establishing, managing, and introducing logistics-related inputs to capability and coordinating industry partners’ work to deliver the necessary support system elements.
    • Offer Specialist ILS Advice to achieve stream tasks and manage project risk and cost.
    • Coordinate and execute tasks related to materiel logistics inventory, asset management, and Configuration Item Control.
    • Complete other ILS tasks as directed by the work stream Lead.
    • Support the implementation of policy, processes, and procedures that back materiel logistics inventory and asset management in line with Defence requirements.
    • Recommend solutions for issues affecting materiel logistics inventory and asset management to reach desired results.
    • Perform and achieve moderately complex materiel logistics inventory, asset management, and Configuration Item Control tasks within a combined workforce.
  • General:
    • Foster and maintain relationships with key stakeholders at both strategic and operational levels.
    • Engage in Review processes.
    • Oversee a team, be accountable for setting work priorities, allocating tasks, and managing workflows and performance.
    • Draft responses to correspondence, briefs, and reports for higher delegate consideration.
    • Mentor and train newer and less experienced team members.
    • Undertake research and analysis activities.
    • Share knowledge, oversee work practices, set work priorities, and formulate local procedures.
    • Offer administrative support, guided by their knowledge of the Materiel Management function.


  • Comprehensive ILS experience encompassing Training, Facilities, Maintenance, Reliability, Maintainability, Configuration Control, and Supply Support.
  • Familiarity with the logistics management function’s methodology, systems, and procedures.
  • Proven experience of team collaboration in a multifaceted environment.
  • Outstanding communication and customer interaction skills; adept at negotiating and building relationships with stakeholders.
  • Ability to assess alternative solutions during the development and implementation of Integrated Logistics Support Concepts and Plans.
  • Awareness of CASG Acquisition project requirements.
  • Profound understanding of Defence’s logistics disciplines.
  • Capacity for strategic thinking, pinpointing risks and opportunities across projects.
  • Completion of CASG mandatory training: Workplace Behaviour, Security Awareness, WHS for Workers, Fraud & Integrity Awareness.
  • Effective communication skills to inform and influence decision-making of Project Managers and other senior personnel.
  • Foster and maintain productive relationships with both internal and external materiel logistics stakeholders; provide advice on moderately intricate operational and administrative matters to attain Defence objectives.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to pinpoint, address, and offer advice on issues to achieve Defence results.
  • Convey materiel logistics requirements via detailed documents and oral presentations for higher delegate consideration.
  • Demonstrate initiative in making well-informed risk-based decisions and problem-solving.
  • Support team members in achieving organisational objectives.
  • Use logistic software tools, interpret data, and make decisions that promote effective results.
  • Knowledge of the current Defence Industry, especially Defence inventory management systems, is highly regarded.

Example Qualifications & Courses:

  • Material Logistic Introduction Course.
  • Cert IV Logistic Management Standards (Desirable).
  • Simple Procurement.
  • Material Logistic Practitioner Course.
  • MILIS courses.

Job Requirements


Project Management Services and Support

Skill Level:

DSS Level 2

Clearance Level Required:

Baseline, NV1, NV2, PV, Unspecified



ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, Unspecified

Remote Work?


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