HSEQ Manager

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.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Health, Safety, Environment & Quality Manager to join our high performing Marine team based at our Osborne facility.

Reporting to the General Manager of submarines the HSEQ Manager is in charge of the safety, health, environment, quality compliance as well as reporting and auditing for their designated business unit. They provide practical hands-on quality and safety systems coordination to support Babcock Australia operations within their business unit under the authority of the Babcock Australasia Executive Committee (EXCO).

The HSEQ Manager provides key support for the ongoing continuous improvement of the company safety culture and Safety Management Systems, including facilitation of the highest practical standard of safety performance and regulatory compliance.

 Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Leading the administration, implementation and education on Babcock’s HSEQ practices, policies and procedures;

  • Leading major incident and accident investigations

  • Co-ordinating the investigative review/follow up of hazard and occurrence reports submitted into the organisations Hazard and Occurrence Reporting System;

  • Delivering Quality, Safety and Environmental training and induction programs

  • Assisting in preparation and facilitation of Safety Committee meetings with equivalent representatives from other Babcock business units and participate in HSE review meetings.

  • Facilitating and representing the business for the purposes of maintaining ISO 9001:2015, ISO14001 and AS/NZ4801 external accreditation, including coordinating the timely resolution of any identified non-conformances.

  • Providing a complete audit schedule covering quality oversight of all products and practices performed by Babcock.

  • Providing analysis of all HSEQ data and report monthly to senior management.

  • Acting as the subject matter expert for governance, compliance and reporting matters as they relate to health, safety, environmental and quality issues within the business.

About You

You will have experience in a senior HSEQ role in a similar industry. Knowledge of Environmental Management Systems, Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and legislative requirements are required. Additionally, as a qualified ISO9001 Lead Auditor, you will have experience conducting internal and supplier audits and possess excellent interpersonal and analytical skills. 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 computer skills and a proven ability to adapt and learn new systems and processes quickly. Qualifications within a HSEQ associated discipline and Incident Investigation would be advantageous.  

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: CBAN91224

Location: Osborne - SA

Closing Date: Sunday, 31 March 2019