Aviation Risk and Safety Assurance Advisor

Job Description

About the Role 

Babcock’s Aviation division is the trusted force behind the scenes, with a team of specialised and skilled professionals who integrate seamlessly to support the delivery of our clients’ operational requirements. We’re the lifeline of critical aviation services, and now, we’re seeking an Aviation Risk and Safety Assurance Officer to join our team!

In this role, you will be responsible for conducting assurance activities, supporting our HSEQ department by orchestrating audits and reviews, handling safety reports, and streamlining the safety reporting process. You’ll be the strategist behind safety improvements, guiding the business through change management, and leading the charge in continuous enhancement endeavours.

You will identify and neutralise areas of non-compliance or non-conformance, launch in-depth investigations, craft insightful reports, and steer us towards a safer, higher-quality aviation business. You’ll be a key player, collaborating with the HSEQ department and Business Units to execute safety initiatives that keep our aviation services safe and secure.

What you will bring

  • Diploma level qualification in Safety, or Quality (or other relevant field).
  • Qualification as a lead auditor (Essential).
  • Safety Investigation qualifications such as ICAM or Aviation Accident Investigation (Essential).
  • Certificate IV in workplace training and assessment (Desirable)
  • Extensive experience in aviation.
  • Experience conducting operational safety audits, safety investigations and processing / reviewing Hazard and Safety Occurrence Reports.
  • Sound Knowledge of CASA and WH&S legislation, and Operational Risk Management.

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 www.babcock.com.au


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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