Technical Data & IP Specialist

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Location:Sydney

About us

Naval Ship Management (Australia) Pty Ltd (NSM) is a leading provider of asset management solutions to the Australian maritime sector. Utilising a team of highly skilled professionals strategically located across Australia in conjunction with a robust, agile and scalable international supply chain, NSM provides cost-effective, responsive and customer-focused solutions that optimise the availability and capability of our customers’ critical assets.

Established in 2012,as a Joint Venture between Babcock Pty Ltd and UGL Ltd, we now support assets across the Royal Australian Navy’s fleet - most notably the Anzac Class Frigates as a member of the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) and the Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Docks (LHD), LHD Landing Craft (LLC) and associated assets. Our services include: Engineering Support Services; Maintenance Support Services; Ship Repair, Refit and Refurbishment; Supply Chain Management and Procurement and Logistics.

About the role

The Technical Data & IP Specialist has accountability for delivery of all IP and Technical Data obligations under the Head Contract and subcontracts.

Technical Data and Software Management

  • Oversight and Management of all Customer, NSM and Subcontractor Technical Data and Software
  • Development, Management and Reporting of the Master Record Index (MRI) the Technical Data and Software Rights Schedule (TDSR) and the ensuing financial milestones are met
  • Mentor NSM program team and act as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Technical Data obligations under both the head contract and subcontracts
  • Identification and categorisation of contractual Technical Data and Software.

Intellectual Property (IP) Management

  • Oversight and Management of all Customer, NSM and Subcontractor IP Obligations
  • Establish and implement processes to ensure functional compliance with head contract and Subcontract IP Obligations
  • Mentor NSM program team and act as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for IP obligations under the head contract
  • Provide guidance and advice to NSM program team in relation to different IP rights
  • Escalation of IP issues to Management
  • Ensure NSM’s use of IP is in accordance with any applicable IP rights and restrictions
  • Management of IP Markings

About you

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures as required
  • Evaluation and enhancement of policies, process, procedures and systems
  • Tertiary qualifications in a related legal field with a minimum of 3 years’ experience
  • Knowledge of different IP Rights
  • Knowledge of Technical Data Management
  • Experience with IP Licensing and negotiation
  • Experience of Government contracts
  • Must either hold, or be eligible to obtain an Australian Defence Security Clearance
  • MUST be an Australian Citizen

Desirable

  • Tertiary qualifications in a related legal field with a minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • knowledge of Contract Management
  • Prior experience in Defence sector