Job Description

  • Pathway opportunities to develop your project experience
  • Marine/ Defence project scope
  • Strong team of professionals to learn from the best


About the role 

Bring your project experience and ability to support complex maritime projects to enable the delivery of best practice outcomes within our RMP West scope of work.


Based onsite at Henderson, WA this role will see you provide support to the Project Manager in safely planning and delivering External Maintenance Periods (EMP) / Maintenance Windows of Opportunity (MWO) and Defect Rectification Periods (DRP).


In this role you will be responsible for supporting the Project Manager in ensuring that the technical, cost and schedule goals associated with assigned Project tasks are achieved in accordance with the contractual and business requirements and objectives.


About you 

As a dedicated projects professional, you will have the ability to make robust judgement decisions and effectively manage conflicting schedules and deadlines, whilst communicating effectively with all levels internal and external from the business. You will thrive in a complex setting and be able to deliver exceptional service at every interaction.


You will preferably have experience within the defence environment delivering sustainment activities, with knowledge of naval vessels and warship platform systems, however this is not essential.


To be successful ideally you will have:


  • Australian Citizen with active Defence security clearance (or the ability to obtain and maintain)
  • Previous projects experience within the defence or marine environment
  • Qualifications in Management, Engineering or Project Management are preferred
  • AIPM Project Management Qualification (CPPP) – Certified Practicing Project Practitioner – (or ability to attain within 12 months)
  • The desire to grow your career within the project management pathway
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and conflicting deadlines
  • Awareness of contracting methodologies and full project lifecycle


Your future at Babcock

  • 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.


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 us 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 an appropriate level of 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.


Babcock Australasia is a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.


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