Job Description

  • Significant value, high profile project
  • Project Career Framework pathways available
  • P6 software training can be provided


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 preparing and maintaining schedules for activities and events, taking account of dependencies and resource requirements and taking the lead on identifying material requirements and allocation of budgets.


Reporting to the Senior Planner and Scheduler, you will develop, implement and maintain the baseline for the EDHFCS (Enhanced Defence High Frequency Communications System) site upgrades. You will do this through a detailed project plan and track progress relating to scope, performance, cost, scheduler and quality.


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


About You

You will bring your project scheduling and estimating experience along with proficiency in various scheduling tools to this role and become a key team player in providing successful outcomes.


You will have demonstrated experienced liaising with subcontractors, loading and managing costs in line with budget baseline, reporting and understanding the use of Earned Value Analysis techniques to interpret and communicate results to the team.


To be successful, you will have:


  • Australian citizenship with ability to obtain / maintain Defence Security Clearance
  • Significant project scheduling experience in medium-high complexity projects
  • Ability to provide critical path analysis of schedules
  • Proficiency in Scheduling software (P6 preferred however will train / certify on this tool)
  • Defence industry experience will be highly regarded
  • Project Management qualifications (preferred)


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 # SF57522