Job Description

  • Defence industry project
  • Career Progression pathways available
  • Ensure the smooth running of the project team


About the Role

Working within the JP9101 Support Services team (approx. $1 billion value 10-year project, to deliver Australia’s Defence High Frequency Communications System next-generation upgrade), you will be responsible for a range of administrative tasks to support the management function of the Support Services team within the project.


Reporting to the Deputy Support Services Manager you will use your initiative to resolve problems and bring your extensive administration experience to undertake duties such as:


  • Minute taking and creating meeting agendas
  • Travel arrangements
  • Coordinate meetings/events
  • Prepare and file documentation, reports and records to ensure accuracy


This role is based in Keswick, South Australia with some WFH options.


About You

You will bring your demonstrated administration and coordination experience to this projects team, to play a key role in keeping tasks on track. You will have an outstanding ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and the drive the continually suggest improvements to processes for efficiency.


You will have strong computer skills, the ability to work effectively as part of a team and be passionate about the projects environment.


To be successful, you will have:


  • Active Defence Security Clearance (or Australian citizenship with ability to obtain / maintain Clearance)
  • Previous administration experience in a similar role
  • Defence industry experience preferred but not essential
  • Proficiency in MS Office including Word and Excel
  • Exceptional time management and prioritisation skills


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.


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.


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 the appropriate level of Defence 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.


Job Req # SF57566