Phase-in Manager


Babcock is a leading engineering support services organisation, with a rich history of service excellence. We employ over 35,000 talented and committed people across six continents and worldwide revenues of over AU$9.5 billion. In Australia and New Zealand, Babcock operates nationally, employing over 700 staff. Operating across defence, mining and construction, aviation, ports, cyber security and engineering consultancy, we support our customers technical, programme and complex platform requirements through our proven processes, systems and people.

We currently have an exciting and newly created full time permanent opportunity for an experienced professional to join our high performing marine business team.

About the Role

The Phase-In Manager is a senior manager responsible for the successful project phase-in delivery of the contractual requirements in accordance with a schedule of work.

They will work closely with the Support Services Manager in establishing a close and collaborative relationship with all internal and external stakeholders. Additionally they will be responsible for developing and leading a multi-disciplinary team to embed cultures, attitudes, processes and tools whilst ensuring these align to the existing HSE and quality systems and requirements.


Key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Establish and maintain enduring relationships across the customer Enterprise;

  • Build the organisational structure with the necessary levels of authority and responsibility;

  • Lead and manage phase-in personnel within the team;

  • Own the quality, safety and timeliness of phase in services;

  • Execute the approved phase-in plan, meeting all outcomes;

  • Facilitate and drive the transfer of data, in order to establish an accurate and viable Technical Data Baseline;

  • Ensure delivery of all documentation and management plans required by the contract;

  • Work with Functional Heads to develop processes and procedures with particular focus on the selection criteria to identify and engage key suppliers;

  • Manage all risk during phase in appropriately whilst ensuring appropriate governance is maintained and that all enterprise stakeholders are engaged as appropriate in the efforts of risk mitigation;

  • Provide leadership, direction, and motivational management to all team members (direct & indirect) to set-up productive relationships that meet or exceed customer expectations;

  • Ensure all stakeholders (key & otherwise) are engaged & considered to deliver ‘Best for Program’ outcomes across the Enterprise.


About You

Ideally you will have tertiary qualifications within an associated field and possess extensive experience in a field relevant to the sustainment of Naval Assets. You will have proven experience in successfully managing the delivery of a program or project of significant value and complexity. Additionally you will have a working knowledge of Asset Management best practice and  will be a strong collaborator able to navigate complexity and deliver results within a matrix environment.




The successful candidate must hold or be eligible to obtain an Australian Defence Security Clearance

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


Job no: HZDP80909-1

Location: Adelaide - SA

Closing Date: Thursday, 11 October 2018