PMO Manager

£49640 - £61070 per annum
Closing date
27 Apr 2021

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PMO Manager
Location: Keynsham, Bristol
Salary: £49,640 - £61,070

About the Role

The PMO Manager (PMOM) is a key role in supporting the Submarine Support Engineering (SSE) business area within Babcock Naval Nuclear reporting to the Head of Business Management Group, based in Keynsham, Bristol.

The opportunity is being offered as a permanent member of the leadership team as the organisation experiences continued growth alongside the introduction of new and project controls and business management tools and systems. It is a new function within SSE as part of a reorganisation in order to ensure a business fit for the future and offers the opportunity to be part of an exciting and growing business in the UK Defence sector. SSE operates as a satellite of Devonport Royal Dockyard and works closely with the UK Royal Navy and other organisations. You will be joining a recognised global organisation that can offer a wide range of career opportunities and associated benefits across the Babcock group.

As the PMOM you will lead a small project controls team consisting of approximately 3 people, which provides specialist support across the SSE business. The role provides an opportunity for the successful candidate to shape the business tools and processes enhancing effectiveness and efficiency in project delivery and will be required to work closely alongside the wider management team, including heads of Department and project managers, in a functional matrix arrangement. Additionally, the PMOM will be required to build P3M stakeholder networks across SSE and the wider Babcock group, raising the profile of SSE Business Management Group and collaborating with others to develop a standard P3M approach in line with APM principles.

What do I need to do the role?

  • You will hold a minimum of Bachelor degree or comparable academic achievement and be a member of an accredited project body such as Association of Project Management
  • You will be an experienced PMO Manager with experience of running a PMO team
  • You will be capable of working professionally and objectively with minimal direction and have notable experience of project management, methodologies and controls
  • You will have a high degree of computer literacy in particular have good knowledge of project planning tools such as MSP and P6
  • You will have the ability to analyse, interpret and present data and must be a good communicator

What else do I need to know?

  • This position is based in Keynsham, which is situated between Bristol (5 miles) and Bath (7 miles).
  • You will ideally hold current/active or be eligible/capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC).
  • Candidates who do not meet the above criteria will not be considered for this post.
  • We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock 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 four market sectors; Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear.

Babcock offers a supportive environment including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, occupational health services, flexible working hours (only non-industrials), career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams.

Bristol is a vibrant city in south west England with a wide range of attractions, landmarks, events and shopping. It has excellent transport links and is only 1.5 hours from London by train.

Application Guidance

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.

Babcock are continuing with essential recruitment activity but implementing relevant recommendations to ensure that this is done in a responsible way with consideration of the unprecedented circumstances we are facing.

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.

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. This advice is valid at the time of publication and changing government advice and Babcock working practices take precedence at any particular time.

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.


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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