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Program Engineering Manager - CCBRNE

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Melbourne

About the Role

As the Program Engineering Manager for the Counter-Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear & Explosives (C-CBRNE) program, Defence sector – Land, you will provide technical leadership to our projects and ensure the timely delivery of program objectives by applying engineering processes and technical tools. As a key member of our engineering team, you will thrive working in a client facing environment, in a close knit team and hold responsibility for:

  • Leading a team of nine engineers for the Acquisition, Introduction into Service and on-going engineering support to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) for C-CBRNE products.
  • Identifying and defining the scope, budget and timelines required for assigned work packages.
  • Providing technical input and support to the development of proposals, tender evaluations and user trials, verification activities and data deliverables that support the introduction and through life support of products.
  • Developing and maintaining any program specific engineering management plans or procedures in accordance with governance requirements.
  • Acting as a mentor to guide, coach, and develop their capabilities.

About you

The successful candidate will enjoy working as part of a national team of talented, creative engineers that deliver solutions for the defence industry. Ideally you will have:

  • Extensive engineering experience;
  • Australian Citizenship with NV1 security clearance (or the eligible to obtain one);
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or equivalent, preferably with Chartered Engineering status;
  • Prior experience with CASG, managing a technical team and project management;
  • Systems engineering experience within defence.

Babcock welcomes applications from candidates with all backgrounds, and experiences, however, due to the defence orientation of the role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain an NV1 Security Clearance, as defined by the AGSVA guidelines

Who we are 

Babcock International Group is an aerospace, defence and security company. We provide value-add services across the UK, France, Canada, Australasia and South Africa.  

We deliver vital services and manage complex assets on behalf of our customers: supporting national defence, saving lives and protecting communities. You could be part of this, leveraging our technology, our expertise, our infrastructure and our assets to ensure our customers can deliver.

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;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.

What sets us apart at Babcock?

We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career.


  • 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;
  • You’ll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment and much more;
  • 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;
  • We promote and foster training and development which is why we’re invested in our early careers programme of work;
  • Central to Babcock’s core values are those of health, safety and environment, and diversity;
  • The opportunity to be a part of something BIG!

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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