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Bid Lead


Adelaide, SA, AU, 5000 Barton, ACT, AU, 2600 Abbotsford, VIC, AU, 3067

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid
  • Turning strategy into reality
  • Creates competitive and breakthrough strategies
  • Subject matter expertise in strategy, business development and business winning


About the role

Due to siginificant growth, this role will report to the Head of Bid Management and will contribute to planning, developing and implementing initiatives to sustain the company’s business winning governance framework and improve its efficiency and effectiveness whilst ensuring alignment with Group.


You will contribute to the maintenance of a 24-month bid schedule to determine the level of resourcing required to support the bid activities from the Delivery Units and supporting functions.


You can be based working at one of our Regional Support Centres in Adelaide, Melbourne or Canberra.


About you

You bring experience in leading complex bids and demonstrate ability to apply and share subject matter expertise in strategy, business development, capture and business winning - preferably within defence.


You will also share your knowledge, skills and experience in lifecycle management frameworks within the Australian Standard for Defence Contracting as they relate to strategic materiel, complex material and support.  Tertiary qualifications in a technical discipline, business, commercial, legal and/or project management is highly desirable.


Whilst we seek a suitably qualified and experienced business winning practitioner, we also hire for attitude and behaviours. We want someone who can lead strategy, articulate clear programs and accelerate the organisation towards its strategic goals.



Your future at Babcock – what we offer you 

  • We provide an agile work environment where you’re able to work onsite and remotely, and to set you up for this we provide a laptop and working from home kit if required, in addition we offer a compressed week which can provide you even more flexibility;
  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
  • We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave;
  • You’ll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan;
  • Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days;
  • You’ll be able to participate in our weRecognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day in living our principles which are Be kind, Collaborate, Be Curious, Think Outcomes, Be Courageous and Own & Deliver


Who we are


Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.


Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,300 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy. To provide you some local context, some of the programs our team are proud to be a part of involve:


  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.


So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


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Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, due to the defence orientation of this role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain an appropriate level of Commonwealth Personnel Security Clearance, as defined in the AGSVA guidelines.


Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks.  These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, police check, security check, qualifications and right to work.


Babcock Australasia is a Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.


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