Workstream Integration Manager

Plymouth, Devon
Competitive Salary
08 Jul 2021
05 Aug 2021
Kevin Marshall

Workstream Integration Manager
Business Unit: Submarines
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Salary: Competitive

About the role:
Here at Babcock International we are currently looking to recruit an individual to join our Defuelling Programme team at Devonport Royal Dockyard to support the pre-planning and delivery stages of our SSN Defuel project by working across stakeholders and project teams to identify any delivery risks or potential impacts on the Programme Master Schedule from a variety of project workstreams.

We are interested in hearing from candidates with proven experience in pulling together multiple workstreams to ensure on-time and on-scope delivery of technical engineering / construction projects, with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to assess progress reports, identify potential risks and either mitigate directly, or escalate as appropriate.

The SSN Defuel project goal is to deliver the Defuel of 12 Swiftsure and Trafalgar class submarines in Devonport, with the first Defuel starting in 2023. The Project is currently in the Pre-Planning phase to define the scope of each defuel and to set up the reporting and governance structure of the future project.

Currently the Future Major Infrastructure Teams are delivering the main equipment and infrastructure upgrades required for Defuel and the SSN Defuel Project needs to ensure that they deliver in 2023 and to ensure that everything else required to defuel a submarine is in place.

The SSN Defuel Workstream Integration Manager role is a 3 year fixed term full time role supporting delivery of SSN Defuel.

The role is pivotal to the future business of Babcock by providing support to SSN Defuel Project Manager in ensuring that the various change programmes across the dockyard and wider business are all complete on time and to ensure that there no gaps in the delivery capability.

What do I need to do the role?
* Experience working in technical/engineering projects.
* Good communications skills, with the ability to work successfully within teams and with customers.
* Proficient with MS Office, including OUTLOOK, WORD, EXCEL and PROJECT.
* Undergraduate Degree or equivalent qualification in an appropriate engineering or management discipline.
* APMP or Prince 2 would be beneficial

What else do I need to know?
The successful candidate will hold, or be eligible to acquire, national Security Clearance at the appropriate level for this post.

About Babcock International and Devonport
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.

You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It's why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.

Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.

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