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Adminstration Support / Receptionist


Devonport, NZ, 624

Onsite or Hybrid: 

We are looking for a Receptionist/Admin Support to join our efficient, highly organised frontline team.


Based in Devonport, you will provide a wide range of administration duties to Babcock NZ in an efficient and courteous manner.


About the role


  • Ensure all phone calls are answered in timely manner and directed to the correct dept
  • Attend to all visitors to the department and ensure they are treated with respect and courtesy
  • Respond to all enquiries as they come in
  • Supply information to the relevant parties as and when required
  • Provide efficient support for event management and catering requests
  • Assist with control of inventory relevant to Reception area, including office equipment and supplies
  • General Accounting, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable duties including, financial reporting, record maintenance and bank reconciliations
  • Provide general administrative duties and clerical support including filing, travel bookings, scheduling etc.
  • Other duties as required


About you


You will have demonstrable experience in a high-functioning reception role. You will have a friendly, collaborative demeanour, and you will take pride in ensuring that your department performs the best that it can at all times.


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 1,300 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;
  • 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, 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 #47341

Job Segment: Engineer, Engineering

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