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Logistics Support Officer

Logistics Support Officer | Canberra

25 August 2022 |

About us

Founded in 2014, Penten is a multi-award winning cyber technology company. Our mission is to deliver new Defence and security technologies for the future fight. We work with exclusive clients to solve the hardest cyber challenges of tomorrow and support complex transformations in the digital age. We have a growing team, led by a passionate executive team with extensive expertise in cyber technology, ICT, engineering, communications and Defence.

Our Culture 

As for the work you will do? It is important, exciting, challenging and consistently ground-breaking, helping to shape a safer future for all of us. You’ll build things that didn’t exist, and you’ll do it at pace, with plenty of space to collectively test, fail and reflect.  And the learning never stops, with formal and informal professional and personal development only ever a conversation away.

Due to the sensitive nature of what we do, a positive security culture is essential, but this doesn’t stop us from having fun. When you join us, you will find a workplace that is energetic, friendly, rewarding, exciting, supportive and only mildly obsessed with cake.

About the role

We have a temporary opportunity for a Logistics Support Officer to join our team. This is a parental leave placement, where working as part of a small team, you will contribute towards the support of procurement and purchasing activities, inventory, and general office upkeep. This role is critical to keeping us functioning smoothly and helping us to create the best work environment for our people.

You will need to have well developed people skills, high attention to detail and the ability to work collaboratively with our people to achieve outcomes.

Who are you?

  • Experience in providing administrative support within a fast-paced organisation
  • Understand, and the ability to support procurement activities.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build rapport and great working relationships with our internal partners.
  • Have basic financial acumen, with experience in, or the ability to raise, manage, receipt and reconcile purchase orders.
  • Ability to conduct day to day inventory activities and manage non-inventory stock items such as company owned assets, office consumables, security equipment and marketing merchandise
  • Ability to manage the office upkeep which includes receiving and putting away orders, taking out rubbish, packing / unpacking dishwashers, tidying of the office / kitchen etc.
  • Ability to conduct purchasing of office items such as food and drink, stationery, and other items as required.
  • You are resilient and can work in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment.
  • Excellent computer skills with the ability to proficiently use Microsoft Office (excel, outlook) as well as other internal systems as required.


This role requires the successful candidate to be an Australian citizen with a current AGSVA NV1 security clearance. Preference may be given to applicants with a higher clearance. Successful applicants may be requested to submit a clearance at a higher level.


We know that everyone has diverse needs and circumstances, which is why we make it easy to access a range of generous and personalised benefits. These are designed to support your unique life stage, responsibilities, aspirations, and ways of working – ensuring you can achieve your best in a way that works for you.

Penten embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

To apply now or for more information, please contact Kirsty Spence, People Partner on 0477 684 479 or email

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