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Programme Manager

Plymouth, Devon
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Job Title: Programme Manager
Location: Plymouth, Devon + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56625

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 Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Programme Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary where you'll ensure the delivery of all projects are delivering and risks are being addressed to ensure delivery of the programme to time, cost and quality.

Day to day, you'll be accountable for the performance and results of multiple related teams.

  • Develop departmental plans and priorities to deliver business objectives and drive delivery against these through leading and influencing others, primarily managers and senior grade professionals.
  • Maintain a longer-term performance focus and contributes towards the strategy for your business unit / function, typically reporting to an executive level role.
  • Build excellent relationships with the client in order to mitigate risks and keep the programme on track;
  • Work with central finance team to track benefits sign-off and changes to budget;

This role is full time - 36 hours and will be based on site at Devonport Royal Dockyard with hybrid working from home arrangements.

Essential experience of the Programme Manager:

  • Experience or knowledge of a Project Management Office, working with or in previously.
  • Experience in delivering business improvement initiatives, including continuous improvement outputs.
  • Experience working on projects/initiatives, including people, process and technology change
  • Experience of using APM framework and methodology to deliver/support projects
  • Knowledge and understanding of lean and project/programme management practices would be advantageous.

Qualifications for the Programme Manager:

  • PRINCE2 or MSP Managing Successful Programs (or equivalent) qualifications would be beneficial.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • 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: 04/04/2024



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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