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Integrated Workforce Planner


Auckland, NZ, 0624

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Babcock is looking for a Strategic Workforce Planner to join the Programme Controls team based in Devonport, Auckland.


About the role


Join us as a Strategic Workforce Planner and make a significant impact within a leading organization. You will ensure efficient labour resource allocation to meet contractual requirements, collaborating with stakeholders to develop and maintain an Integrated Workforce Plan aligned with business objectives.


If you thrive in a dynamic environment, have a passion for data-driven decision-making, and excel in strategic planning, this role is perfect for you.


As part of our dedicated team, you will


  • Conduct quarterly reviews and analyse resource demands.
  • Create comprehensive reports on labour utilization.
  • Lead annual integrated workforce planning activities.
  • Define and forecast resourcing requirements.
  • Manage internal and contractor resources, implementing direct labor cost controls, and participating in cost management and risk reporting in business planning processes.


About you


You are an experienced workforce planner with a proven track record in strategic planning, resource management, and forecasting. Your advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, P6, and Microsoft Project enables you to manage complex scheduling tasks. You excel in data analysis, interpreting data to make informed decisions, and building strong relationships with key stakeholders. Your meticulous attention to detail and commitment to accuracy make you an invaluable asset to our team.


To be successful you will have


  • Proven experience in workforce planning, preferably in a contractual or program-based environment.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret and leverage data to inform workforce decisions.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, with experience in P6 and Microsoft Project.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, capable of building strong relationships with stakeholders.
  • Great accuracy and high attention to detail, ensuring meticulous planning and documentation.


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 1,600 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.


To learn more about us visit


We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, the successful candidate must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and capable of obtaining a New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Security Clearance.


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, pre-employment medical, MOJ, security check, qualifications and right to work.


Babcock Australasia is a Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.


Job Req #57626

Job Segment: Engineer, Engineering

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