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Contract Manager Victoria


Essendon, VIC, AU, 3041 AU

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

About the Role

We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Contract Manager within our Aviation business to join our team at Babcock supporting our  contract with Ambulance Victoria. Reporting directly to the Head of Contract Performance, the successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficient management and execution of operational, engineering, and commercial aspects of our service for Ambulance Victoria.

In this role, the Contract Manager will be responsible for championing safety as a top priority, providing strong leadership, and ensuring compliance with Safety Management Systems Policy and Procedures. Furthermore, they will be tasked with cultivating strong business partnerships with our valued customers while collaborating with engineering and planning teams to effectively manage AW139 fleet resources.

As the primary point of contact for contractual matters, the Contract Manager will establish and nurture client relationships, communicate contract-related information to all stakeholders, and ensure compliant delivery of contract deliverables. They will maintain timely and professional reporting, correspondence, and records, while also providing operational advice and support to Air Ambulance Victoria Management.

To be successful, you will bring

  • Ideally a bachelor’s degree in appropriate discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • Held leadership or management roles in similar industries.
  • Previous experience in Aviation or Health industries (Desirable)
  • Current AW139 Pilot checked to line with company on Ambulance Victoria contract (Desirable).


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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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.


The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority.  To comply with public health orders or our customer requirements, some roles within the business will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to gain access to sites.  Please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances.


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Job Req ID: 56368

Job Segment: Manager, Engineer, Management, Engineering

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