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Project Planner

Country/Region:  Ne
City:  Auckland

About the role

Our Centre of Engineering partners with the Royal New Zealand Navy to provide complete engineering, maintenance, repair, and overhaul services to the entire fleet.  This role is responsible for proactively delivering project support for all delivery projects across the site. This will be predominantly providing project controls and planning outputs for ship refit activities during the planning and execution phases.


Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Planning of activities across the programme to meet key dates and stakeholder expectations
  • Manage the resource loading and demand plan for each project
  • Monitor, assess and provide consistent “best practice” project controls and project reports
  • Preparation of relevant contract documentation
  • Identify, manage, and lead improvement opportunities


About you

You will have a relevant apprentice level qualification in either an engineering discipline or recognised project management qualification degree in Engineering. You have experience working within teams in an engineering environment that delivers engineering projects.  You are an effective communicator with skill in MS Office. Those with experience producing engineering net work schedules and familiarity with MS Project and P6 Primavera will be looked upon favourably.


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.
  • 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.

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, 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, MOJ, security check, qualifications and right to work.

The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority. By requirement of a New Zealand Defence Force directive, it is essential that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and are required to provide proof of vaccination status.

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

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