Naval Warfare Simulator Trainer
HMS Collingwood, Fareham
Permanent, Full Time
About the role
Here at Babcock International, we're looking to recruit a Naval Warfare Simulator Trainer to join our warfare training function at the Maritime Composite Training System (MCTS) facility at HMS Collingwood in Fareham.
The facility replicates the Operations Room found on-board all the Royal Navy's major warships. The simulated warfare training sees trainees take part in a wide variety of possible at-sea scenarios, using the same software technology as if they were at sea. The training gives Operations Room Crew Members and Warfare Specialists on board Type 23 frigates, Type 45 destroyers and Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers the opportunity to hone their skills from the safety of the shore before joining their ships.
You will play a fundamental role in the delivery of the subcontracted Babcock training support to the Royal Navy (RN) End User on behalf of our Customer, BAE Systems. You will deliver flexible, direct and indirect multi-skilled support to Royal Navy maritime warfare career and continuation training activities through the effective preparation and realistic operation of the MCTS in high-fidelity simulator and classroom settings. Specific skillsets (AC-AWT-AWW-EW-UW) will be sought to meet business needs via each candidate selection process.
You will be responsible for the delivery of high quality specialist Maritime Warfare Training to all Royal Navy Ranks, including running operations, exercises or war games. This is an excellent opportunity for stepping away from a more hands on role, passing on your knowledge to the next generation whilst being sponsored to complete teaching qualifications.
What do I need to do the role?
You will need to have specific experience within the Royal Navy Warfare specialism, including Operations Room, Electronic Warfare, Tactical Weapons, Gunnery or Aircraft Control environments. All ranks are accepted.
Desirable but not essential as training is provide is instructional/training experience with a L4 Certificate in Education or equivalent (DCTS Defence Train the Trainer Course DTTT).
We would also like you to:
- Work collaboratively with colleagues and others within and outside the organisation
- Possess sufficient knowledge to respond to learners needs
- Demonstrate effective communication skills
What else do I need to know?
- Competitive salary and excellent benefits
- 37 hours per week, Mon to Fri
- (SC) Security Cleared accreditation is required for this role
About Babcock International
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.
We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.
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.
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