Working at Naval Group Australia opens a world of opportunities.

Opportunities to learn and grow

At Naval Group Australia, you’ll work alongside some of the brightest minds in Australia and France who all share your ambition to make a difference. Your mission? To change the Australian defence industry through the Future Submarine Program, Australia’s most exciting defence program.

Whether you’re starting out or mid-career, we offer continuous learning, growth and development opportunities. Here are just some of the initiatives our employees have access to:

Leadership program: Opportunities to participate in internal and external leadership programs, collaborate with peers, or network with colleagues across the defence industry.

Further education: Financial assistance and study leave to support your development as you gain a recognised qualification.

Professional membership reimbursement: Memberships through recognised, professional bodies that support you in your day-to-day role may be reimbursed.

Technical development: From on-the-job mentoring and support to technical specific courses and study options.

Cross-cultural education: Participation in cross-cultural communication workshops designed to strengthen your effectiveness in communication and collaboration internationally.

French language skill training: Learn to speak French and immerse yourself in a cross-cultural environment.

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We prioritise health and wellbeing

We’re committed to helping our employees deal with challenges and change, providing strategies to minimise stress, and providing practical benefits that help everyone stay physically and mentally fit. At Naval Group Australia, you’ll be able to enjoy:

Internal social events: Get to know your colleagues with quarterly social catch-ups coordinated by our internal events committee.

Annual flu vaccination: Offered annually.

Novated lease: Save on the cost of leasing your vehicle with in-house salary sacrificing.

Parental leave: Care for your growing family with up to 16 weeks paid parental leave (after 12 months continuous service), and two weeks paternity and partner leave.

Employee assistance program: Get extra support when you need it with complimentary counselling and wellbeing assistance services.

Gym membership: 20% off Goodlife memberships with over 14 venues across the Adelaide region.

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Our culture & values

Our values are critical in our success to delivering Australia’s Future Submarine Program.


Courage: We tackle challenges proactively, have the confidence to constructively challenge others views, learn from our successes and our failures, and own and take responsibility for our decisions.

Engagement: We deliver the results we promise, make decisions based on the facts and always find the root cause, implement our decisions with conviction, and demonstrate collective commitment and accountability.

Respect: We respect people, the environment and the code of ethics, recognise the value of different viewpoints and demonstrate an open mind. We combine professionalism with humility, consider the consequences of our actions, and develop honest, transparent and true relationships.

Initiative mindset: We employ initiative and solution-focused people, we are creative, imagine new solutions and challenge ourselves to continuously improve, and remain open and curious when exploring options to be more effective and efficient.

Team spirit: We apply a one team approach, collaborate, give feedback and share and learn. We invest in our people, and create confidence by supporting our colleagues and display leadership at all levels.

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