Critical Risk Management Coordinator

Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services for over a century. With revenue of around AU$9.4 billion in 2017/18, we help customers improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within our four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

Naval Ship Management (NSM) is a Joint Venture between Babcock and UGL and currently has an exciting newly created opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Critical Risk Management Coordinator to join our developing team based in Sydney

The Critical Risk Management Coordinator role is crucial in the safe execution of Critical Risk activities and the consistent application of Critical Risk Management Controls across the NSM business. The objective of this role is successful planning, coordination and monitoring of Critical Risk Activities within NSM’s scope of work.

The Critical Risk Management Coordinator has a range of duties that include but not limited to:

  • Review Critical Risk activity requests and ensure Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) compliance with the Critical Risk Management processes

  • Liaise with stakeholders in the planning, scheduling and execution of Critical Risk activities

  • Communicate Critical Risk Activity schedule to appropriate stakeholders within time requirements

  • Coordinate the Critical Risk Management Team consisting of Confined Space, Emergency Response, Isolations and Permit Control

  • Where required, issue Permits for Critical Risk Activities

  • Conduct monitoring and compliance activities to ensure permits are issued and Critical Risk Activities are carried out in accordance with Critical Risk Management processes

  • Provide support and guidance to NSM and Subcontractors on Critical Risk Management, ensuring a consistent application of Critical Risk

  • Assist with project pre-planning and post-project reviews to identify lessons learnt and implement continuous improvement

  • Assist with the review/update of Critical Risk Management documents to ensure compliance with relevant legislation, parent company and contractual requirements

  • Report performance to Production Manager and HSE Manager

  • Record HSE Events in NSM’s Event Management System (EMS) (as required)

  • Maintain documents relating to Critical Risk Activities (may include permits, registers, risk assessments).  

About You

This role will align with an experienced Risk / HSE professional that has a proven track record of delivery within a complex manufacturing environment. You will ideally have a minimum qualification of Cert IV on OHS/WHS and have an excellent interpersonal, communications and stakeholder’s engagement skillset. Additionally you will have high level excel and general computer skills and be a confident team player that has a passion for identifying and driving change 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 workload and timeframes with a strong attention to detail .The successful candidate will have excellent knowledge and understanding of Environmental, Health & Safety accreditation and legislative requirements as well as supporting certification/experience within ICAM, working at heights and confined space.

About us:

In return NSM 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 and NSM’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: DSAM91291

Location: Sydney - NSW

Closing Date: Sunday, 4 August 2019