Contracts Assistant

Babcock Australasia

Location: Adelaide

Job Type: Full time


  • Support an exciting Defence program!
  • Grow your career within a global organisation
  • Flexible and agile working environment

About the role

Due to continued growth, we are looking for a Contract Assistant to join our team! This role will support our Australian Defence Force Ground Support Equipment contract where we provide the entire Systems Program Office (SPO) lifecycle function from acquisition, sustainment, through to disposal working collaboratively with our Commonwealth partners. We asset manage a large portfolio including multiple key capability fleets for defence. This role is perfect for someone early in their career looking for that next step to be able to grow and develop. Your day to day could include:

  • Assist in the coordination of Contract deliverables; Contract Data Requirements, Delegation Decision Briefs.
  • Manage and coordinate project and stakeholder meetings.
  • Maintain consistent communication with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Creation and coordination of monthly meeting documents including reports and minutes.
  • Assisting Contract Coordinator with Survey and Quote reporting and tracking.
  • Maintain Contract Action Register and Communication Register.
  • Travel Coordination.

Ideally you will bring

  • Australian Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Defence security clearance.
  • Previous experience within a similar administration role.
  • Exceptional communications skills.
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office suite.

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 1,600 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.

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 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, some roles within the business will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to gain access to sites. Please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances.

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Job Req ID: 50057

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