Oct 18, 2023

Project Scheduler

  • Babcock
  • Keswick SA 5035, Australia

Job Description

  • Defence industry experience preferred
  • Project acquisition and support environment
  • Career development opportunities within a global business


About the role

Based at our Keswick project office, in this role you will be responsible for applying project scheduling across your allocated project/ portfolio. You will achieve this by preparing and maintaining schedules for activities and events, taking account of dependencies and resource requirements, and maintaining the project structures (WBS/OBS/RBS/CBS)


You will collaborate on projects predominately in the acquisition space, with potential exposure to support/ sustainment projects within marine and defence.


About you 

You will bring your experience as a planner or scheduler from a similar defence business environment with a good scheduling software knowledge and the ability to develop, learn and grow into this role.


Alternatively if you have defence experience with an active clearance and are looking for a foot in the door into the projects discipline, we are open for discussions.


Ideally you will have 

  • Australian Citizenship (essential)
  • Active defence security clearance (preferred)
  • Planning, scheduling or project coordination experience within the defence environment (or the passion to develop on this pathway)
  • Experience using Primavera P6, MS Project or OPP scheduling software
  • Awareness of various contracting methodologies


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.


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 www.babcock.com.au


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 Australian Defence Security Clearance at an appropriate level, 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 # SF52280