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Business Development Lead - Land & Mission Systems


Adelaide, SA, AU, 5000

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid
  • Lead growth in Land & Mission Systems, representing Babcock at top industry events
  • Forge powerful partnerships, driving loyalty and strategic success for Babcock
  • Innovate and win! Shape Babcock’s future in dynamic business development!

About the Role

Join Babcock’s dynamic Strategic Growth team as we drive forward in the Land & Mission Systems domain. We're seeking a proactive professional to support the development of new opportunities through in-depth research, analysis, and customer engagement, all in alignment with our strategic goals. Represent Babcock's mission and interests in public forums, fostering strong relationships both within our organisation and with external partners, including customers, industry experts, and academic institutions.


Your role will involve contributing to business development plans, identifying future opportunities, and attending industry events to represent Babcock. You'll work closely with our Business Development Manager to report on key activities, maintain robust internal relationships, and support strategic initiatives and partnerships.

We need someone who understands the market, our partners, and our competitors, documenting market intelligence to inform our strategic decisions. You'll build and maintain strong customer and industry relationships, support bid teams, contribute to solution architecture, and engage with our supply chain.

If you're ready to be a part of a team that values collaboration, innovation, and strategic growth, we want to hear from you. Join us at Babcock and make a significant impact on our mission!

To be successful, you will bring

  • Tertiary qualifications in a technical discipline, business, commercial, legal and/or project management.
  • Capture Management Process and Delivery experience.
  • Familiarity with Army procurement.
  • Experience working on complex Defence Bids.
  • Australian Citizen with a Defence Security Clearance (or the ability to obtain).

What we offer you


  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
  • We offer flexible working arrangements where possible to help employees find the right balance between work and home life;
  • 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.


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 1,600 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.


Some of the programs our team across Australia and New Zealand 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.


To learn more about Babcock visit



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.


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