Project 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.

This is an exciting time for Babcock Marine as the Defence Industry embarks on supporting the development of the Future Submarines and the Hunter Class Frigates.

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

About the Role

Reporting to the Senior Project Manager this role will be responsible to drive leadership and change management activities in order to efficiently and effectively deliver project goals and deliverable across multi-functional project based teams.

The roles responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following areas:

  • Manage all aspects of projects to ensure timely completion of all activities to meet all contract requirements within the allocated budget; 

  • Plan, schedule and co-ordinate all contract activities within project schedule constraints;

  • Provide leadership of project activities to deliver agreed schedule and financial performance targets;

  • Identifying key stakeholders and working pro-actively to gain their support and endorsement by establishing contacts, conducting presentations/workshops and attending stakeholder meetings;

  • Identifying risks effecting delivery of project outcomes and where necessary deploy contingencies;

  • Develop and manage regular project plan progress reports in alignment with business reporting requirements;

  • Manage project Australian Industry Capability obligations to meet contract requirements;

  • Engage with and manage Subcontractor project activities and deliverables;

  • Management of Export Controls for technical data within project constraints;

  • Attend customer Working Groups as required; and

  • Attend and lead internal and customer project reviews.

About You

This role will align with an experienced Project Manager or Senior Project Engineer that has high level experience within multi-facetted technical engineering projects in the mineral, manufacturing or defence sector. You will be tertiary qualified in an associated discipline and accreditation to AIPM would be highly regarded.  You will possess excellent interpersonal and analytical skills and have experience in leading and managing large scale projects from implementation to final delivery.  Additionally you will be a confident team player that has a passion for identifying and driving improvement activities and enjoys working within a team environment but can also work autonomously as required. You will have exceptional time management and organisational experience coupled with an ability to prioritise, plan and organise your work load and timeframes with a strong attention to detail. The successful candidate will have high level MS Project experience and have a proven ability to adapt and learn new systems and processes quickly. Familiarity with commercial issues, including contractual terms would be advantages

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: JZBM80997

Location: Osborne - SA

Closing Date: Sunday, 25 November 2018