Job Description

HSEQ Manager


Lead and mentor a multi-disciplinary team Join an organisation on a path of continued growth and expansion Contribute to our “safety-first” and “right first time“ culture

About the role

The HSEQ Manager – East leads a team of HSE and Quality Assurance professionals across all Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) Programs within the New South Wales region. Driving our “Safety First” and “Right First Time” culture, you’ll work with internal and external stakeholders, contractors and subcontractors across the program, creating a consistent approach in line with our Safety, Environment and Quality Management Systems and program specific HSEQ plans.

Responsibilities could include:

Provide assurance that all employees and stakeholders meet NSM’s obligations to our HSEQ management systems; Collaborate with, coach and mentor internal stakeholders to ensure HSEQ responsibilities are understood and delivered; Responsible for the development and execution of the in region internal audit program ensuring audits are completed and recorded, managing corrective, remedial and preventative action in relation to the system; Implement, maintain and continuously improve the HSEQ management systems and site specific HSEQ plans to the Programs operations derived from the overarching Babcock Australasia policies and identify initiatives to maintain and improve standards.

Ideally you will have:

Australian Citizenship with current Defence security clearance (or ability to obtain); Vocational or Tertiary qualification in Health and Safety, Environment or Quality Management (or other relevant field); Qualification as a ISO9001, 45001 or Integrated Management System Lead Auditor; Demonstrated experience in a HSEQ leadership role within high risk or high reliability industry (i.e. Aviation, Marine, Oil & Gas, Mining, Construction or Engineering); Sound knowledge of WHS legislation, codes and standards; Experience in the development of audit programs and schedules and conducting operational HSEQ audits.


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.

This position will work within our subsidiary Naval Ship Management (NSM), which provides asset management solutions to the Australian maritime sector. Working closely with supply chain partners, NSM provides cost-effective and responsive solutions that optimise the availability, capability, and seaworthiness of critical maritime assets. NSM supports assets across the Royal Australian Navy’s fleet – most notably the Anzac Class Frigates as a member of the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) and the Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Docks (LHD), LHD Landing Craft (LLC) and associated assets as the Asset Class Prime Contractor.

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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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/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.


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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