Commercial Officer – WAMA

Job Description

  • Be part of something BIG!
  • Career opportunity within Defence Industries
  • Based at the iconic AMC in Henderson, WA


About the Role  

Reporting to the Contract Manager, this opportunity provides you with supporting the corporate requirements of the business from a commercial perspective.  You’ll be involved in the pursuit, assessment, negotiation and implementation of head contracts and associated agreements.  These include Non-disclosure Agreements, Teaming Agreements and Subcontract Agreements.


It is a requirement of this position that you hold a current Drivers’ Licence and be eligible to hold an Australian Defence Security Clearance.


You’ll be key to the delivery of our maintenance projects. 


What you will bring  

  • Demonstrated experience in Commercial Officer or Contract Administrator positions;
  • Previous or current experience working with Government contracts;
  • Proven negotiation and influencing skills; and
  • Advanced skills in MS Officer with a particular focus on Word and Excel.


This role is based at Henderson, WA.


About you

You will be experienced in MILIS and SAP with strong computer literacy across the Microsoft Office Suite. You have excellent communication and negotiation skills and the ability to manage conflicting priorities.  Importantly you will have a Construction Induction Card (White Card), Current Motor Vehicle Drivers’ Licence and a current Forklift Licence.  Also, you must either hold or be eligible to obtain an Australia Defence Security Clearance.

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;
  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, volunteer 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 wellbeing leave;
  • 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.


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


Job req # 57437


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 Defence Security Clearance for the role, 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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