Ship Manager

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$9.5 billion in 2018/19, 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.

In Australia and New Zealand, Babcock operates nationally, employing over 850 talented people. Operating across aviation, marine, oil and gas, mining and construction, cyber security, defence, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy, we support our customers’ technical, programme and complex platform requirements through our proven processes, systems and people. In many ways, we are the brand behind the brand. You may not always see our logo, but we are behind the scenes using specialist skills and knowledge to facilitate our client’s operational requirements.

A global solution being delivered locally.

Naval Ship Management (NSM) is a Joint Venture between Babcock and UGL and currently has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Ship Manager to join NSM based centrally in Sydney, NSW.

About the Role

The Ship Manager will play a key role in one of NSM’s key contracts W A M A (in support of the Anzac Class Vessels) and strategically oversee the quality and effectiveness of the project management services being provided on this contract. 

Key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Oversee the development of EMP requirements to meet the Ship Maintenance Availability Master Plan

  • Manage the Key Date Schedule and engage with key stakeholders to ensure the successful planning and execution of availabilities

  • Approve task additions to the Main Work List and Growth to scope to be added to availabilities for the ship

  • Manage Urgent Defect actions

  • Develop and maintain a relationship with the ship to ensure the Ship Manager is the first point of call for all ship sustainment issues

About You

This role will align with maintenance professionals that possesses experience in delivering complex projects ideally within warship major platform systems environment. You will be highly experienced in the maintenance planning/analytics and/or scheduling field and will ideally have experience in high level reporting to governing bodies such as Navy or Defence. Ideally candidates will possess suitable Engineering, Project Management or associated trade qualifications, along with 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 have a proven ability to adapt and learn new systems and processes quickly

The 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: GKAP91451

Location: Garden Island - NSW

Closing Date: Saturday, 5 October 2019