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System and Equipment Support Director

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1 May 2024

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Job Title: System and Equipment Support Director
Location: Bristol or Plymouth + Hybrid Working
Compensation: Competitive salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56896

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 System and Equipment Support Director at our Bristol or Devonport sites.

The role
As a System and Equipment Support Director, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Empowering the operational success of customers, through ensuring availability of platforms, equipment, support and systems. You will make a direct difference to the Royal Navy and International Navies. This role will take us on a journey to grow globally.

Day to day, you'll direct, manage and sustain the system and equipment support to our current and future customer base to enable the Business Unit to achieve its mission;

  • Lead the delivery of existing contracts
  • Develop organisational capability to deliver systems and equipment support to meet the contract needs of current and future customers
  • Integrate organisational capability within the value-stream - own the capability to win future bids / needs.
  • Manage and build relationships within the customer and key suppliers for system and equipment support
  • Supporting the definition and development of support solutions for future customers
  • Collaborate with other Babcock businesses and external partners to identify new market opportunities and to develop new products or services

This role is full time - 36 hours and will be based on site at either Bristol Business Park or Devonport Royal Dockyard three days per week with hybrid working from home arrangements.

Essential experience of the System and Equipment Support Director:

  • Track record of delivering and managing performance with appropriate business / commercial understanding
  • Demonstrable track record of leading and motivating to deliver support in a safe and sustainable way
  • Collaborative approach to forming, developing and sustaining relationships across a range of stakeholders, including Customer, Supplier and Business
  • Experience of resolving obsolescence, customer problems, enabling availability of equipment / provisions

Qualifications for the System and Equipment Support Director:
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

  • Private healthcare
  • Car allowance
  • 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: 16/04/2024


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.

Take a look below at the roles Manpower UK is currently recruiting for at Babcock.

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