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Programme Manager

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11 Apr 2024

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Job Title: Programme Manager
Location: Ashton Vale, Bristol + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56445

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Programme Manager at our Ashton House site.

The role
As a Programme Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will have the opportunity to work at the front of delivering some key UK defence and security contracts by leading our teams through exciting and sometimes challenging situations.

Day to day, you'll:

  • Oversee and deliver complex programmes across a number of our engineering contracts
  • Provide both operational oversight and management to our delivery teams, often leading Senior Project Managers, in the timely and cost-effective delivery of products and services to our customers
  • Play a key role in identifying opportunity for contract growth, through building strategic relationships with our customers, directly contributing to our ambitious future strategy

This role is full time, thirty-seven hours per week and will be based on site at Ashton House with hybrid working from home arrangements.

Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Essential experience of the Programme Manager:

  • Considerable experience in the advanced application of Project & Programme Management techniques and application of robust governance and assurance measures
  • Strong financial management experience, ensuring high levels of profitability
  • Strong commercial awareness and an understanding of contract and commercial management
  • Delivering solutions with a diverse team of both internal resource teams and external supply chains
  • Identification and leveraging contract growth opportunities
  • Leading and managing integrated project teams within a matrix environment - providing strategic direction, motivation and performance management

Qualifications for the Programme Manager:

  • We value difference and don't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.
  • The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Up to 20% Annual Incentive Plan (AIP)
  • Couples Private Medical Insurance
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International

For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 21/03/2024


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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