Commercial Officer

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.

Babcock now has an exciting and newly created full time opportunity for a Commercial Officer to join our growing team based in our Adelaide CBD headquarters.

About the Role

The Commercial Officer has a key role in ensuring that contract management is being controlled and is aligned to internal and external stakeholder’s expectations and systems across all commercial aspects.

This role will report to the Senior Commercial Manager and the basic responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Commercial administration of key project contracts, including subcontracts flow down

  • Assist with management of all commercial aspects of bids and tenders

  • Indirect negotiation for all commercially related topics with customers and suppliers

  • Pro-active support to the Senior Commercial Managers and other internal stakeholders, including the executive management team

  • Anti-Bribery and Corruption Officer for the Australasian region

  • Preparation and review of contractual templates

  • Submission of monthly management reports

  • Company secretary duties such as ASIC annual report lodgement, changes in corporate structure and upkeep of company registers

  • Provision of assistance with local delegation of authority rules

  • Undertake due diligence investigation (customer and supplier relationships)

  • Assistance with insurance queries

  • Assistance with monitoring and reporting against statutory and regulatory changes relevant to the business

About You

The ideal candidate will be degree qualified (desirable) in Commerce, Law or similar associated field and will have extensive experience in a similar role within a technical environment.  You will have exceptional time management experience coupled with an ability to prioritise, plan and organise your workload and timeframes in a fast-paced environment. Additionally, an ability to be able to communicate at all levels of the business and across all internal and external stakeholders is considered essential in order to be successful in this position. The successful candidate will have high-level MS Offices computer skills and have a proven ability to adapt and learn new systems and processes

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: BZDN91215-1

Location: Adelaide - SA

Closing Date: Sunday, 31 March 2019