Head of Business Solutions - Australasia


Babcock is a leading engineering support services organisation, with a rich history of service excellence. We are a FTSE 100 company, with 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 opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Head of Business Solutions Australasia to join our high performing Corporate Development team based at our state of the art Australasian Headquarters in Adelaide CBD.

Reporting to the Managing Director Asset Services, the Head of Business Solutions Australasia will be responsible for providing a business focussed Project Delivery, Application Support and Service Delivery function for the Babcock Australasia Business and providing management, direction and leadership in regards to the Business Solutions function and Operations.

About the role

Core responsibilities and deliverables will include:

  • Develop and implement the Business Solutions strategy & associated plans across Australasia in

    order to support the company’s strategic objectives

  • Manage the Business and Application Solutions for Australasia and work with the Corporate BIS

    Solutions Team to analyse complex business needs and recommend technical solutions

  • Ensure Australasia compliance to policies and procedures through the management of the BMS

  • Manage the continuing review of corporate systems, and methods and formulates new and revised

    systems, determines appropriate change to effect improvements, monitoring the Quality, Cost and

    Delivery;

  • Advise Business stakeholders of new and emerging technological solutions through periodic communications;

  • Act as an advisor to Senior Levels of Management within Australasia;

  • Represent the Business Solutions function at customer review meetings, participates on all

    hardware and software evaluations and maintains vendor contracts across Australasia.

About You

This role will align with an experienced Manager that has leadership experience within a manufacturing, defence, aviation or technical engineering organisation across multiple sites and under a matrix organisation structure. You will be degree qualified within an associated discipline and have extensive understanding of leading and developing process and teams within an IT/IS environment. Additionally you will be a confident team player that has a passion for identifying and driving change and someone that has an ability to negotiate and deliver positive outcomes across complex and multi-discipline environments. 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. Ideally, the successful candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of IFS ERP 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, please register your interest via the ‘Apply Now” button below.

Full-time

Job no: BZBK91201-1

Location: Adelaide - SA

Closing Date: Sunday, 31 March 2019