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Head of Strategy

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Adelaide or other CBD
  • No cutting & pasting generic strategies – unique & genuine solutions only!
  • Newly created role leading strategy across Australasia
  • Flexible location – Adelaide or Canberra



This opportunity will appeal to those who perhaps work in the professional consulting sector, are sick of just cutting and pasting their generic strategy solutions and want to see unique and genuine thought recognised and their strategy and plans implemented.



About the role


Reporting to the Executive Director Strategy & Future Business, the Head of Strategy will lead the development of Australasian enterprise and division-level strategy initiatives as well as integrate market intelligence, customer alignment, competitor analysis, regulatory change and technology development into coherent strategic options that provide an informed, contested and risk-aware decision-making platform.


Based in either Adelaide or Canberra, you will establish and oversee strategic options for the development and growth of Babcock Australasia, including assessing organisational performance and needs, developing goals aligned to a hierarchy of plans/roadmaps, and implementing projects and processes that improve organisational effectiveness to build a sustainable competitive advantage.



About You


You will be a strategy practitioner who can not only develop and present strategic options but can chart the course for implementation, analysis and reporting.  You will understand the importance of developing pathways for people to successfully implement ideas and be experienced in environmental and market scanning, new market and competitor analysis as well as mergers and acquisitions.


To be considered for this role, you will also require:


  • Extensive experience in developing solutions and opportunity for projects of strategic significance;
  • Expertise in strategic planning, project management, research and analytical skills;
  • Demonstrable experience in financial forecasting to support strategic direction;
  • Strong experience in delivery of business cases to support business solutions.



Your future at Babcock – what we offer you


What sets us apart at Babcock?


  • We offer an agile work environment which provides you the opportunity to work onsite and remotely – to support this and enable you to work from home safely and efficiently we will provide you with a kit that includes laptop, mobile phone, monitor, keyboard, mouse and docking station.
  • Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career;
  • We promote and foster training and development;
  • Central to Babcock’s core values are those of health, safety and environment, and diversity.



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 1,000 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.


So if you would like to be part of the Babcock team, then please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


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