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Tackling Gender Diversity in Defence

By Kinexus on 14 September 2017
In 2015, The Future Through Collaboration (TFTC) launched a joint initiative of Defence Industry leaders to come together with a collective goal – to grow and enhance capability. Our first program is the female mentoring program designed to connect junior female engineers with senior figures within defence in the form of a formal one-to-one mentoring program.
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How Did You Get There? An Interview With Tehmur KHAN GALINDO

By Kinexus on 31 August 2017
Tehmur was appointed Managing Director - ANZ & South Asia at Indra in January 2017. Indra is a global consulting and technology company and the technology partner for core business operations of its client’s businesses throughout the world. Specialising in fields such as Defence & Security, Transport & Traffic, Energy & Industry, Telecommunications & Media, Financial Services and Public Administrations & Healthcare. Indra has been present in Australia through its fully owned subsidiary since 2007, with headquarters in Sydney. Some of its most high-profile contracts include: Air 5431 Phase 1 in Defence, it is the leading supplier of Radars and Navaids equipment to Airservices Australia and in 2014 they were awarded Sydney Train’s integrated surveillance system, that includes the supply of 9500+ IP cameras across its 330 stations and integrating these into a state of the art video management system.

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Why employers want to hire ex-defence staff

By Kinexus on 24 August 2017
Candidates leaving the forces often think they need to start at the bottom because their experience doesn’t fit what employers require within commercial industry. The job descriptions are too different and the selection criteria is foreign and confusing. Sound familiar? If you have experienced this, you are not alone. But you are also wrong.
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Five reasons to work in Defence Industry

By Kinexus on 17 August 2017
If you have ever considered a career in Defence Industry, now is the ideal time to take the plunge. Defence Industry is currently starting its largest evolution since the Second World War. Recent initiatives outlined in the 2016 Defence White Paper all aim to make the industry more sustainable, innovative and technologically advanced. The people employed in the Australian Defence Force (ADF), Australian Public Service (APS) and industry organisation’s that collaborate with the Commonwealth are going to be increasingly vital to the delivery of projects aimed at fulfilling the countries best interests. In order to do this, the industry will need to grow now and in coming years, opening up opportunities in all levels of employment.
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