Change Control Manager
Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth
Starting Salary: £36,525
About the role
Here at Babcock International we're looking for a Change Control Manager to join us at HMNB Devonport, one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe. We're a key strategic partner to our customers; the MOD and the Royal Navy. We ensure that the UK Royal Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and applying our core strengths of technology and expertise to sustain critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.
As a Change Control Manager you'll work within the Submarines business unit supporting the management of the RDAR Specification Change process, reviewing Work Specification Change Requirements, supplied by the MoD via RDAR and checking for contractual accuracy.
You'll use your experience of submarine systems and/or marine based engineering to;- raise survey observations; ensure all Change Control records/reports are contractually accurate; monitor, capture and report variance against project performance; ensure requirements for contractual Concessions are captured, collated and passed to the relevant originators for action; review project information related to variance whilst making recommendations to the BSM (Change Control); ensure Variation Orders (VOs) are raised and accurate.
What do I need to do the role?
You'll have a minimum of HNC in an Engineering discipline, however consideration may be given to Technical qualifications or significant transferable experience in a relevant engineering role.
We would also like you to have experience in the following areas:
- Submarine systems and/or a marine based engineering environment.
- Proficient use of Project Management Tools and the Project Lifecycle.
- The Project Delivery Framework and Project Management principles.
Lastly, you'll be able to demonstrate a continual improvement mind set and strong communication skills, capable of engaging effectively with internal and external customers and stakeholders.
What else do I need to know?
- The successful candidate will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC) clearance.
- We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
About Babcock International and Devonport
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face.
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It is unlikely that shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend a face-to-face interview in the first instance. Interviews will be held by phone, or you may be asked to complete an online interview. More information will be provided regarding the format by the recruitment team.
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Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.
Closing date: 5th November 2020