Corporate Development Manager

Babcock International Group, the engineering services company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services for over a century. With revenue of around AU$9 billion in 2016/17, we help customers improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within our market sectors of Marine, Land and Aviation, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training. In Australia and New Zealand, Babcock employs over 725 staff and operates across aviation, marine, defence, mining and construction, cyber security and engineering consultancy.


Naval Ship Management (NSM) is a Joint Venture between Babcock and UGL. NSM is a key Alliance Partner in the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) that provides asset management and sustainment for the ANZAC Class vessels for the Royal Australian Navy. NSM currently has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Corporate Development Manager to join NSM based in Canberra


The Corporate Development Manager has accountability for the pro-active identification and pursuit of business opportunities and the co-ordination of compelling responses to enquiries that result in the growth of NSM’s service offering and client base.





  • Review business performance and develop initiatives to develop and sustain customer relationships

  • Develop a strong and effective network of stakeholders, suppliers, partners, existing and new clients

  • Opportunity ID, preliminary positioning assessment, solution development, and strategy 

  • Execute communication and contact activities for effective and relevant outcomes

  • Analyse and report on market trends and develop and implement sound business plans

  • Ensure development of new business opportunities through proactive engagement

  • Contribute to strategy development in conjunction with GM and Capture Manager

Person Required


  • Experience of stakeholder engagement within Navy and wider Commonwealth

  • Knowledge of Procurement and Acquisition within Defence

  • Understanding of CASG, Defence Primes and ideally ASDEFCON

  • Desire and gravitas to lead and grow a major Defence business

  • Former Senior Naval Officers with relevant experience will be considered favourably

About us:

In return Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you have the opportunity to drive change and the autonomy to deliver operational excellence and best practice within a global organisation that has an enviable reputation for delivering excellence. Central to Babcock’s core values are those of health, safety and environment and diversity so if you would like to be part of an exciting and engaged team, then please register your interest via the ‘Apply Now” button below

Applicants must be eligible for an Australian Defence Security Clearance.



Job no: HKAM70380

Location: Canberra - ACT

Closing Date: Thursday, 25 October 2018