Job Description

  • Provide oversight and monitoring of Babcock Security
  • Support the development of Enterprise Risk Assessments
  • Full time permanent opportunity based in Adelaide



About the Role

The purpose of the role is to manage the Babcock Defence Industry Security Program (DISP) membership for the organisation and support the Principle Security Advisor – Protective Security implement Protective Security across the organisation. 


Key responsibilities will also include:


  • Provide advice in accordance with Protective Security Policy and Procedures based upon an assessment of risk.
  • Ensure compliance of Defence Programs with the DSPF / PSPF Principles for defence sponsored programs and facilities. 
  • Deliver education across a wide range of subjects related Protective Security.
  • Supervise and assist in the development of junior members of the team.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of procedures, and instructions in relation to Protective Security in accordance with Babcock policy.


About You

You will hold demonstrated working experience with AGSVA and Defence Security and can undertake risk assessments, developing mitigation strategies and change management in relation to the implementation of controls. 


You will hold a solid understanding of the DISP and its management at an organisational and facility level, as well as an understanding of application of the Defence Security Principles Framework (DSPF), the Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF) and the ASIO Technical Notes.


You thrive working within a complex forward-thinking environment and ideally possess:


  • Tertiary qualifications in security and risk management (desirable).
  • Has completed, or is able to complete, the DISP Security Officers training course.
  • Has completed, or is able to complete, the technical security courses in the areas of physical and electronic security.


Please note:  the successful applicant would need to be comfortable with some after-hours response and interstate travel required


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.


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Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment 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 NV1 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.


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