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Commercial Officer

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Adelaide

Babcock has an exciting opening for a full time Commercial Officer to join our growing team based in our Adelaide CBD headquarters.


About the Role

The Commercial Officer provides legal, commercial and procurement administrative support to Babcock Australasia Corporate, Defence and Aviation business units including assistance with commercial, procurement and company secretary function activities, business governance and compliance and initiatives to improve policies, processes, performance and service levels to support business objectives.  Responsibilities include administration of commercial and procurement activities including business support, data and records management, reporting and purchase order processing.


This role will report to the Head of Commercial, Trade Controls and Corporate Procurement / Corporate Procurement Manager and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Pro-active support to the commercial and procurement team and other internal stakeholders
  • Support corporate governance, corporate risk management, maintenance of digital records, registers, reporting, insurance, business winning, project performance, commercial, procurement and trade controls activities as required
  • Assistance with commercial aspects of bids and tenders
  • Support with managing customers and suppliers. Undertake due diligence investigations (customer and supplier relationships) and administer on boarding activities
  • Anti-Bribery and Corruption Officer for the Australasian region
  • Company secretary duties such as ASIC annual report lodgement, changes in corporate structure and upkeep of company registers
  • Undertake due diligence investigation (customer and supplier relationships)
  • Assistance with insurance queries, amendments and renewals
  • Assistance with monitoring and reporting against statutory and regulatory changes relevant to the business


Babcock supports “Agile” working arrangements including working in the office and from home depending on role requirements.


About You

The ideal candidate will be tertiary/diploma/degree qualified (desirable) in Business, Commerce, Law or similar associated field and will have experience in a similar role within a technical environment.  You will have exceptional time management qualities coupled with an ability to prioritise, plan and organise your workload and timeframes in a fast-paced environment. Additionally, an ability to be able to communicate at all levels of the business and across all internal and external stakeholders is considered essential in order to be successful in this position. The successful candidate will have high-level MS Offices computer skills and have a proven ability to adapt and learn new systems and processes.


Who we are

Babcock International Group has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training. 

Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock is a key contractor to Defence, emergency services and the oil and gas sectors, employing more than 1300 talented people and we’re growing.

We focus our specialist skills and knowledge to facilitate clients’ operational requirements, and our expertise across defence and aviation and training sectors provides engineering, sustainment and support services that keep the country moving. 


To provide you some local context, here are a few things we do across defence, air, land and sea:

  • We’re in the air with emergency services, piloting and crewing air ambulances and search and rescue missions
  • We keep things moving on land, with integrated asset management and engineering services for vehicle fleets and infrastructure
  • We look after vessels as diverse as naval submarines, surface ships and luxury yachts, with plenty in between, providing bow-to-stern sustainment and technical engineering support


Your future at Babcock – What we offer you

What sets us apart at Babcock? Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career, we promote and foster training and development and the opportunity to be part of something BIG.  Central to Babcock’s core values are health, safety and environment and diversity. If you’d like to be part of an exciting and engaged team, apply via the ‘Apply Now” button below.

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