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Senior Project Manager - Hunter Class Systems

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Adelaide

Program Manager - Hunter Class

  • Full Time Permanent Opportunity
  • Lead and manage a range of complex projects
  • Be part of something BIG!


About the role

Reporting to the General Manager of Future Programs, you will provide project management leadership and support to the delivery of Babcock systems for the Hunter Class Frigate Project (HCFP).  You will lead a diverse team driving program performance, developing end-to-end project management activities, delivering superior customer outcomes while acting as the main interface between the project team, functional leaders and our executive committee.


Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing, maintaining and reporting Project Metrics and Project documents;
  • Stakeholder engagement;
  • Managing resources to ensure maintenance of clarity of scope and purpose;
  • Identifying and managing risks effecting the delivery of project outcomes, deploying contingencies where necessary.


About you

You are a visionary that likes to empower and motivate teams to deliver on their commitments in a complex and changing environment. This is achieved by your effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders in support of achieving mutually beneficial outcomes and displays professional and personal credibility.


You will be a:

  • Degree qualified Project Manager or have a related degree (Engineering, Commercial, etc);
  • Certified Practicing Senior Project Manager Accreditation through AIPM with 5+ years’ experience;
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an Australian Security Clearance.


You will also:

  • Have an Enterprise Mindset
  • Apply systematic (Problem Solving) Skills
  • Be oriented to learning
  • Have a Commercial Acumen
  • Be able to Shape Culture
  • Govern Wisely
  • Have a proven ability to Lead Teams
  • Innovate and Improve Operational Delivery
  • Effectively Manage Relationships
  • Manage ambiguity, complexity and change


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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