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Trade Control Officer

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Adelaide
  • Permanent full-time opportunity
  • Agile working from anywhere in Australia
  • Be part of something BIG!


About the role

Reporting to the Trade Control Manager, the Trade Control Officer will support the application and implementation of export control compliance obligations.  This includes ensuring compliance with all company import and export control policies and procedures and compliance with relevant export control laws and regulations from around the world, with particular focus on the US International Trade of Arms Regulations (ITAR).


You will provide export compliance expertise to support business development and project management activities and monitor access controls for all export controlled technology used by the business units. You will also ensure that all projects and support functions strictly comply with requirements of US (ITAR, EAR), UK, Australian and all other export control rules and regulations, co-ordinate and forward licence applications, provide export compliance expertise to support business development and project management activities and support all internal stakeholders by evaluating compliance and export controls. 


Ideally you will have

You will preferably come from an Engineering or Project Management background with excellent knowledge and understanding of Australian, UK and US export controls.   You will ideally have supporting tertiary qualifications within an associated discipline and possess an excellent interpersonal and analytical skill set.  You will be a confident team player that has a passion for identifying and driving change, have exceptional time management and organisational experience coupled with an ability to prioritise, plan and organise your work load and timeframes with a strong attention to detail.


Additionally, to be successful in this role you will have: 


  • Tertiary education in a relevant degree such as Engineering or Law is preferred;
  • Exceptional communication skills;
  • Ability to build positive working relationships with a variety of stakeholders;
  • High level computer skills and a proven ability to adapt and learn new systems and processes quickly;
  • Positive approach to continuous improvement and change management. 


Babcock welcomes applications from candidates with all backgrounds, and experiences, however, due to the defence orientation of the role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain a Baseline Security Clearance, as defined by the AGSVA guidelines

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. To provide you some local context, some of the programs our team 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;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business


What sets us apart at Babcock? 

We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career. 



  • 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;
  • You’ll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment and much more;
  • 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;
  • We promote and foster training and development;
  • You will work with a company whose core values are those of health, safety and environment, and diversity;
  • You’ll be a part of something BIG!


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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