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Requirements and Acceptance Manager

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9 Feb 2022

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Requirements and Acceptance Manager
Based from Rosyth, Bristol or Plymouth
£49,740 - £62,140 dependent on experience and location

Babcock is rapidly establishing itself as an international Naval ship designer and builder. We have built on the success of the UK MoD Type 31 Frigate, and are pursuing opportunities for frigate export variants (AH140) with overseas customers. As well as supporting frigate exports, the engineering team is actively working on other complex shipbuilding programs around the world, from small fast attack craft all the way up to aircraft carriers, alongside our established in service support contracts for UK and overseas customers.

We are looking to significantly expand our engineering and ship design teams in order to exploit all of these opportunities and so if you are interested in taking your career in an exciting new direction then consider Babcock for your next move.

You will join a national team of over 700 Engineers and Designers within the Marine Sector of Babcock. We are a leading design consultancy providing naval architecture, marine system engineering, electrical engineering, design modelling and project support services to the marine and defence markets. We have base offices in Bristol, Rosyth or Plymouth, and offer flexible working with office attendance and travel to meet project requirements.

The role is within our complex shipbuilding programme, developing designs through concept and early stage design as well as supporting the bidding process.

The role is for a Requirements & Acceptance Manager, who will provide requirements and acceptance domain expertise into complex programmes across the range of projects Babcock is involved in. As a Requirements & Acceptance Manager, you will use your experience and technical ability to lead the development of the plans, processes, and technical outputs on any of our projects, adding value and exceeding customer expectations.
You will be accountable for the overall delivery of all project requirements and acceptance activity; co-ordinating and providing the focus for all engineering requirements and acceptance activities as well as Produce and own Work Package Descriptions, Plans, Schedules and Estimates for requirements and acceptance.

You will develop and establish the requirements management and acceptance strategy for the development and build of the system to address risk early, achieve the best cost, and schedule result. In addition to this, you will be responsible for developing and establishing the requirements and acceptance criteria using elicitation, modelling and analysis techniques. You will manage and maintain these requirements and acceptance criteria through robustly developed and implemented project processes and procedures.

What do I need for the role?

As a Requirements and Acceptance Manager you will be a highly technical and well-qualified Systems Engineer having developed excellent analytical skills, with a pragmatic approach to solving highly complex problems using structured model-based methodology.

You will have demonstrated experience in using development and management tools (e.g. DOORS, Enterprise Architect) and use of PC based office tools (MS Office, Project, Visio).

You will have an honors degree in an engineering, science or mathematics based subject, considerable post-graduate experience to enable you to provide expert advice and hold Chartered Engineer status, INCOSE or equivalent.

What else do I need to know?

You will work 36/37 hours per week Monday to Friday. Our teams are currently working from home with a future agile working approach for 2/3 days onsite per week in Bristol, Rosyth or Plymouth. Lastly, you must be able to achieve the appropriate level of Security Clearance for this position.

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.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online using PC, Laptop or Mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please visit our careers site. 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 strive 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.

Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

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 career site.

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