Project Manager

09 Jan 2023
06 Feb 2023
Job Title
Project Manager
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Bristol, UK – Hybrid – working from home options available

Compensation: Competitive + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF 47550

Build the Future

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 Project Manager at our Bristol site

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility

Mission Systems

The Project Manager role is based within our Mission Systems business area

Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best–in–class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers' needs.

The role The difference our new Project Manager will make

As a Project Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. This is an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join our team and to take accountability for critical business requirements from day one.

Day to day, you'll support the building of an integrated project delivery team that work together to define, plan, monitor and control the successful delivery of projects. You will manage customer interfaces and associated stakeholders including identification and monitoring of project risks, planning and implementing responses. You'll be accountable for planning and monitoring the project, submission of regular monthly performance reports indicating any deviations, corrective action taken and escalation of issue.

We have roles in many different teams available requiring different skills sets to match the business requirements in an ever–evolving market environment.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides hybrid working arrangements.

Essential experience

Applicants are reviewed on a case–by–case basis but below are attributes which may benefit your application:

  • PMQ or PPQ (desirable) or equivalent
  • Prior experience in a similar role in industry would be an advantage
  • Team Management experience
  • Knowledge of project controls tools and how these tools operate to provide key information for decision making
  • Commercially and financially astute
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – experience of communicating effectively with colleagues at all levels and with external bodies
  • Upholding of the Babcock principles

What we offer

Generous benefits including:

  • Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
  • Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
  • Employee Share Plan
  • Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
  • STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
  • Working from home and flexible work patterns
  • Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
  • Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
  • Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we 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. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net–zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. 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.

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