Business Development & Capture Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Business Development & Capture Manager

Location: Plymouth/Bristol, UK - Hybrid - Working from home options available

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 46593


Make a real impact, immediately

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 Business Development & Capture Manager at our Devonport 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 Business Development & Capture 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 Business Development & Capture Manager will make

As a Business Development & Capture Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll lead our high performing team, of multidisciplinary experts, who are focussed upon delivering our ambitious growth targets. You will work in the Communications and Critical Assets (C&CA) organisation as part of Babcock Mission systems and lead pursuits across our Mission Boats, Gunnery and Mobile Fires Platform portfolio. You will also work closely with our Strategic and tactical communications teams.

Day to day, you'll be required to secure new "key" supplier relationships with the aim of increasing our ability to win new business. Whilst strategic pursuits will be the primary focus of this role, supporting our organic growth business will also be required. This element will require co-ordination across all our operational delivery teams and matrix capabilities. This activity will need to be balanced alongside the pursuit of "new market" opportunities to ensure we also diversify and continue to strengthen the business.

In addition, the position will promote Communications and Critical Assets capabilities, leading and developing key relationships, both with our extant Customers and with our potential Industry partners in support of our business growth targets. The focus will be on both maintaining and building collaborative relationships, promoting our extensive portfolio of capabilities from across the company.

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 with 1-2 days in the office/onsite and 3-4 days working from home.

Essential experience
Experience in Business capture, solution development and business development with demonstrable success in previous roles
Experience in Naval and/or Land communities
Demonstrate an understanding of key opportunities within the Land & Maritime environment(s)
Experience and credibility working across Tri Service UK MOD and International markets sectors would be advantageous
You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC) clearance.

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
Autonomy. 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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