Mobilisation and Operations Manager

Hampshire, Andover
£60000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
2 Sep 2022

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Job Title: Mobilisation and Operations Manager
Location: Andover, GB, SP11 8HT (Hybrid Working Available)
Compensation: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Role Type: Full-time, Fixed Term Contract (78 Weeks)
Job ID: SF45596

Here at Babcock International, we are looking for you to join us in Andover, as a part of our Defence Centre Business Unit; where you will be responsible for developing the mobilisation solution, for the outsourcing of a large and complexed service that will be delivered across multiple UK locations.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for you, to have demonstrable experience of techniques for planning, monitoring, and controlling mobilisation programmes, including risk management, budget and resource allocation procedures and governance mechanisms. Ideally, we would like you a solid understanding of Defence or Emergency / Regulated Services Training.

What will you be doing?

* Undertake detailed analysis of the customer's requirements and develop a mobilisation strategy and the supporting detailed transition plan.
* Following the bid process, provide:
o Lead the development of the service mobilisation solution.
o Contribute to the development of innovative and competitive capture-plans.
o Develop Value-for-Money means of meeting specified requirements.
o Support negotiations with potential customers and partners.
* Define the governance frameworks required to deliver:
o Successful transition of the service
o Steady state operations
* Identify the required resources to deliver the service mobilisation plan and to manage the contracted services
* Build open and effective relationships with all key project stakeholders
o Identify, develop and maintain relationships with key external training stakeholders (customers, partners, suppliers).
o Work with internal stakeholders (e.g. HR, IT, Commercial, Supply Chain providers, Legal, ESG) to plan and design the programme of activity required to mobilise and transition the services
* Proactively manage and work with stakeholders to mitigate risks & issues that may jeopardise successful delivery, escalating where necessary
* Manage work in line with the Company's corporate governance policies, processes, procedures, including those related to Health and Safety.

The experience you'll bring

* Educated to degree level or equivalent relevant industry experience.
* A demonstrable and broad base management experience.
* Demonstrable experience of authoring plans and documentation suitable for use by the customer.
* Uses long-term innovative thinking and networking to stimulate new opportunities or solutions
* Able to work within a structured programme and project management process.
* Ability to write cogent, succinct, articulate mobilisation and transition solutions as part of an effective bid process.
* You must also, be able to satisfy security checks and achieve SC Clearance.

What a role with Babcock offers?

* Generous holiday entitlement
* Competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance
* Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
* Share ownership scheme
* A tailored personal development and training programme.
* Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.
* We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

About Babcock

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.

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Application Guidance:

All applications should be made online.

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.

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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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