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Osborne, SA, AU, 5017

Onsite or Hybrid: 

About the Role

This is an exciting career development opportunity to join Babcock’s Mission and Support Systems portfolio! You will become an integral member of our high-performing Defence team within a key maritime program, where we bring together engineering, design, systems integration and platform management capabilities to sustain the Collins Class submarines.

This role is a great steppingstone and learning opportunity for someone who is looking to drive their professional development journey and embark on a Project Management career down the track.

The scheduler will be responsible for developing and maintaining schedules for program activities, tasks and events. Your day-to-day responsibilities could include:  

    • Work closely with the Program performance team in developing, implementing and maintaining program structures (WBS/OBS/RBS/CBS).
    • Develop, baseline and maintain the integrated master schedule for the program.
    • Provide regular status updates and the provision of metrics (e.g. critical path/total float) and schedule analysis of the impact to the program.
    • Analyse, test and validate the integrated master schedule against program objectives, deliverables, milestones and tasks.
    • Understand and report using Earned Value Analysis techniques and interpret/communicate the results and any corrective action to the program performance team lead.

About you

You will have a methodical mindset and bring a structured, organised approach to the role. You thrive in a complex environment and have a drive to implement process improvements across the program. You will have exceptional interpersonal skills and build strong working relationships with stakeholders, both internally and externally, which will allow you to draw out information required to perform your role. Additionally, you will also possess:

  • Australian Citizenship with a Baseline security clearance (or the ability to obtain).
  • Previous experience in a similar environment.
  • Awareness and knowledge of project management processes.
  • Knowledge of scheduling toolsets e.g. MS Project, Primavera.
  • Demonstrated experience in project planning and scheduling within Defence or other high-risk industries.
  • Have worked on multiple projects of varying type and project cycle phase.
  • Advanced knowledge of excel.

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.


To learn more about Babcock visit


We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, due to the defence orientation of this role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain Baseline Security Clearance, as defined in the AGSVA guidelines.


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, it is a requirement that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to be appointed to this role.  Please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances.

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Job requisition ID - 48248 

Job Segment: Project Manager, Engineer, Technology, Engineering

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