Head of Product Software

  • Australia
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • Permanent
  • Negotiable

The Role

As a pivotal member of Saab’s Naval Combat Systems group, the Head of Product Software is responsible for driving the development and implementation of the Product Software team strategy aligned to Saab Australia’s business strategy and software roadmap, together with a culture of accountability, high performance, collaboration and adaptability.

The role will provide strategic direction and leadership across the Product Software team to ensure successful planning, implementation and delivery of forecast pipeline software development work, in full, on time, and on budget.

As a member of the Product Group Senior Leadership Team, the role will contribute to the achievement of Product Groups strategic goals and taking active part in cross functional and global forums.

This role is also responsible for defining the methods, tools and processes for, the planning and continuous development of software within the Naval Combat Systems Product Group

Your background

  • Demonstrated experience leading and developing large, high performing software programs, in a complex organization (the team size is circa 150 with 6 direct reports and forecast to grow to 200 in the coming 18 months).
  • Demonstrated ability to define a vision, set a strategy and lead a team to successful implementation
  • Collaborative leader and skilled communicator who can influence others to achieve common goals by engaging and developing robust and productive relationships across a broad spectrum of stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment with multiple competing and changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile methods and processes as well as an understanding of the lifecycle of large software development projects
  • Demonstrated ability to lead leaders and large teams to foster a high performing function with a culture of coordination and integration within and between teams.
  • Experience in producing and reviewing technical documentation.
  • Experience in the interpretation and application of software standards.
  • An understanding of the full systems engineering lifecycle.
  • Broad business acumen and experience in conceptualising long-term business goals and develop orderly process to accomplish those goals.


Tertiary qualifications in systems engineering, computer science, or related technical discipline.

Security Clearance

An NV1 Clearance is required and a willingness to apply for NV2 clearance desirable.

About Saab

Saab Australia is a defence, security and cyber solutions provider, specialising in the development and integration of major defence and security systems. For over 30 years in Australia, Saab have built a reputation for delivering complex systems integration projects that provide proven and advanced capabilities to keep ahead of today’s challenges.

From combat, space, security and underwater systems, to mixed reality, cyber security and deployable health solutions, Saab’s extensive portfolio of products and services provide high-technology solutions for defence forces and civil industries across the globe.

Culture and benefits

Saab employ over 1000 Australians and are committed to fostering a culture of excellence and enriching the employee experience.

By joining Saab, you’ll be a part of a collaborative and supportive organisation, where your professional growth and work-life balance are emphasised. You’ll work within an innovative and vibrant workplace, while having the opportunity to develop a long-term, fulfilling career.

As a valued team member of Saab, you’ll access a variety of benefits to support you and your family including:

  • 6 weeks paid leave each year
  • 13% Superannuation
  • Adelaide based role (relocation costs covered by SAAB)
  • Free Income Protection Insurance
  • Flexible working options
  • Access to the Saab shares matching scheme
  • Access to MySaab; our online store offering everything from cash back at hundreds of stores to discounts from exclusive partners.

For further information on our client, please visit: https://www.saab.com/markets/australia

Applications including a cover letter and CV should be addressed to alex.james@talentinternational.com

For a confidential discussion, please call Alex James and or, Paul Alland on 8228 1566.

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Customer Success Manager - Cyber Security

  • Australia
  • Melbourne
  • Permanent
  • AU$120000 - AU$160000 per annum + + Super + Uncapped Comms (170k+ OTE)
  • Join a Tier 1 Software (SaaS) organisation / vendor
  • Excellent training program and progression pathway to CSM Lead
  • Salary: Up to $120,000 + Super + Uncapped Commissions (170k+ OTE)

About The Company:
Our client provides one of the world’s leading Machine Learning (ML) based cyber security solutions which is used by over 8,000 organisations worldwide. In line with their APAC expansion, this recently listed organisation is growing their team and have an immediate opening based out of their office in Auckland!

About the role:
This is the perfect opportunity for someone with Account Management or Customer Success Management experience that comes from a Technology / SaaS background or is looking for their break into Technology / SaaS Sales.

You may be an existing Customer Success Manager, or Account Manager, Delivery Manager, or even coming from a Prodfessional Services environment looking to transition into a Customer Success/ Account Management role.

This flexible work from home/office role will see you manage a portfolio of existing customers within the thriving Cyber Security Ecosystem. You will be responsible for driving renewals, account expansion (up-sell/cross-sell), and advocacy across your accounts whilst delivering the best service!

Full training and development will be provided by industry experts to bring you up to speed on all the solutions sold. You will be responsible for driving renewals, expansion, and advocacy across your accounts and delivering the best service!

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain valuable experience in the rapidly evolving cyber security industry!


  • Manage a portfolio of existing customers
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with customers
  • Work closely with stakeholders across the company
  • Maintain and grow revenue across verticals
  • Present, discuss and demonstrate the solutions


  • Stunning CBD office
  • Flexible work (remote + office)
  • Excellent commission structure
  • Mentoring from successful individuals in the business
  • Industry-leading training and development (overseas when permitted)
  • Weekly socials – lunches and drinks

About you:

  • 3+ years’ SaaS / Technology / Managed Services / Professional Services experience
  • Have been in a Customer Success Management, Account Management, Sales Executive, Account Executive, Professional Services role before
  • Demonstrated achievement across managing B2B accounts
  • Comfortable with face-to-face interaction
  • Possess clear communication skills
  • Have valid working rights in Australia

Apply now

Submit your details and attach your resume below. Hint: make sure all relevant experience is included in your CV and keep your message to the hiring team short and sweet - 2000 characters or less is perfect.