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Program Engineering Manager

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Adelaide

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 1000 talented people and we’re growing.

We focus our specialist skills and knowledge to facilitate clients’ operational requirements, and our expertise across land, marine, 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 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 and luxury yachts, with plenty in between, providing bow-to-stern sustainment and technical engineering support


About our Role – Program Engineering Manager


Based at our state of the art facilities in Adelaide we are looking for someone to manage engineering projects and provides technical leadership and timely delivery of engineering artefacts, with limited guidance, to ensure relevant program objectives are successfully achieved. Engineering background in defence capability is preferred


About You


  • Lead the engineering team responsible for the delivery of design and/or sustainment engineering outputs, across the applicable engineering department or program.
  • Identify and define the scope, budget and timescales of tasks required to complete assigned work packages, including technical support to proposals and tenders.
  • Lead team members not permanently assigned to a contract in the delivery of engineering outcomes, including the mentoring of graduate engineers.
  • Lead the preparation and presentation of information at formal reviews with customers
  • Ensure that the program engineering services are conducted in accordance with the relevant Engineering Management Plan and applicable technical regulatory framework.
  • Identify key areas of focus and co-develop strategies for the achievement of capability development, including structured learning/ training; tailored to the needs of the business, both current and future.
  • Provide the Engineering Capability Manger workforce planning/capability requirements applicable to the program requirements
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant WHS and associated technical legislation.  
  • Degree qualified engineer Membership of a relevant institution and hold Charted status with a desire for Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
  • Good Interpersonal skills and proven technical management skills.


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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