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Procurement Officer

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Adelaide

Procurement Officer


  • Develop your career within a global organisation
  • Agile working environment
  • Be part of something BIG!


About the role


The Procurement Officer will be responsible for supporting the Procurement Team and internal stakeholders to deliver all Defence strategic procurement initiatives and to ensure timely performance and compliance with company and customer requirements. This role is key in facilitating the development of supplier relationships through best practices.


Some of your key responsibilities may include:

  • Preparation and review of supplier contracts across a broad range of direct procurement categories;
  • Develop and run analysis for procurement activities supporting development of Procurement and Category Plans;
  • Create overall and sector-specific reports and dashboards that enable visualization of procurement and supply chain metrics for use in strategic decision-making;
  • Review and update of business processes to support continuous improvement strategies and the effectiveness of the procurement processes;
  • Support Supplier Relationship Management activities across the business, including the roll out of supplier segmentation and SRM templates;
  • Adopt a systematic approach for identification and management of supply chain risks, to avoid, mitigate or eliminate negative impacts to Babcock and our customers


About you


You will be a confident team member, dedicated to inspiring and motivating others to drive change and achieve business outcomes. You will have exceptional time management qualities coupled with an ability to balance multiple, demanding and conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment. You will have superior communication skills that allow you to build effective working relationships with stakeholders at all levels. You will demonstrate your ability to work autonomously and possess the following:


  • 2 years’ experience in a professional environment;
  • Bachelor in Business, Commence, Law, Finance or similar acquired within the past 2 years (desirable);
  • CIPS member (preferred);
  • Supplier management experience.


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.


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.


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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 NV1 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.


The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority.  To comply with public health orders or our customer requirements, some roles within the business will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to gain access to sites.  Please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances.

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