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Trade Control Officer


Adelaide, SA, AU, 5000

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid
  • Shape the Future of Export Control Compliance!
  • Support key projects and elevate your career in Trade Controls.
  • Enhance Global Operations with Babcock!

About the Role

Bring your Trade Controls expertise to Babcock and become a vital member of our growing team! In this role, you will support the implementation of export control compliance across all key projects. You will ensure adherence to company export control policies and global regulations, focusing on the Customs Act 1901, Defence Trade Control Act 2012, Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) Regulation.

You will be responsible for monitoring access controls for all export-controlled technology used by business units and maintaining detailed records of current U.S. Agreements involving Babcock companies. These records will be kept in a central repository that is regularly updated and readily accessible to all relevant parties.

If you are passionate about compliance and detail-oriented, join Babcock and help us navigate the complexities of global export controls.

To be successful, you will bring

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Australian, U.K. and U.S. export controls.
  • Exemplary communication skills with an ability to build positive working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Tertiary education in a relevant field (law, engineering, etc.) (Desirable)
  • Previous experience within Defence or similar high-risk industry.
  • Australian Citizen with a Defence security clearance (or the  ability to obtain)

What we offer you


  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
  • We offer flexible working arrangements where possible to help employees find the right balance between work and home life;
  • 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.


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 1,600 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 an appropriate level of Commonwealth Personnel 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.


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Job Req ID: 58339

Job Segment: Engineer, Engineering

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