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Supportability Manager

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20 Apr 2021

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Supportability Manager
Remote working - visits to sites including Portsmouth and Bristol

About the role

Babcock Defence Systems Technology (DST) is looking for a Supportability Manager to help us deliver and support, through-life, a world-class Electronic Warfare capability for the Royal Navy. This exciting opportunity will see you play a key role in ensuring that future support and through life costs receive the same level of importance as the equipment performance, right from the early stages of the CADMID lifecycle.

You will be working alongside a motivated and talented team of Integrated Logistics Support/ Integrated Product Support Managers and Engineers following International and UK MOD standards for ILS. You will be using Industry Standard tools for capturing all supportability engineering data to develop the through life support solution. The Supportability manager will be working directly to the ILS Manager.

You will be challenged to deliver the supportability requirements, working with in-house and sub-contractor systems engineers. There will be a need for you to do some hands on engineering and analysis; therefore, you will have previously conducted LORAs and eLORAs, MTAs and developed maintenance schedules and plans.

An effective communicator, the Supportability Manager will produce written documentation as part of contractual deliverables.

What do I need to do the role

You will have some of the following experience, skills and knowledge requirements:

- Knowledge of UK MOD's Knowledge in Defence (KiD) and associated standards including Def Stan 00-600, and/or the International specification for Integrated Product Support, as published by the Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD).
- Experience of Logistics Supportability Analysis Repositories; SLICWave would be advantageous (Desirable).
- Previous experience in the maintenance of Maritime Electronic Warfare equipment, Mission Systems or similar complex military equipment (Desirable).
- Experience of through life cost modelling (Desirable).
- Experience of operating in a Project Environment (Essential).
- Awareness of Systems Engineering (Essential).
- Knowledge and experience of Safety and Environmental management (Essential).

In return for your skill and passion, you'll get:

* Flexible working
* Autonomy to perform the role.
* The opportunity to make a real impact, partnering on an ambitious culture transformation programme within Babcock's' fastest growing business unit.

As well as:

* Holiday entitlement: 25 days, plus bank holidays;
* Pension scheme with employee pension contributions matched up to 8% of salary, with life assurance;
* Our Babcock Rewards Platform allows you to choose from a range of benefits that best meet your needs, including: critical illness insurance, travel insurance, healthcare cash plan, dental insurance, childcare vouchers, bike scheme, shopping offers and discounts
* Employee Share Plan;
* Free, independent employee assistance programme, offering confidential information, support and counselling, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year;
* Professional memberships, personal development training and opportunities;
* If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Where it all fits in:

Defence Systems Technology (DST) forms a critical, and growing part of Babcock's Marine organisation.

Our dynamic and motivated leadership team is committed to an exciting transformation agenda that will help DST to innovate, modernise and create a more people-focussed business that can support our customers' mission. Working across a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, DST employs approximately 1,500 people across the UK and overseas with the largest sites based in Bristol, Plymouth, Portsmouth and Ashchurch.

A number of employee networks support and foster diversity and inclusion within Babcock, connecting people across the business and empowering them to achieve their potential. Our Diversity and Inclusion strategy amplifies their influence.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices. Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly. We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

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.


Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

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