Contract Director - Resilience

Job Description

Job Title: Contract Director - Resilience

Location: UK, Flexible (frequent travel to London)

Compensation: Competitive salary + bonus, car & private medical package

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF51392

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as Contract Director - Resilience within our Training sector.

The role

As Contract Director - Resilience, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. From full turnkey projects, to the management and maintenance of specialist training facilities, Babcock is committed to developing and delivering training solutions which meet the specific and safety-centric needs of our customers.

Day to day, you'll have full P&L oversight for the Resilience portfolio (which currently includes Met Training, LFB Training and Fire Colleges) ensuring that we are meeting our safety, financial, operational and customer responsibilities. Driving a co-ordinated approach across the contracts to ensure we are delivering benefit to our customers, driving efficiency and creating a cohesive resilience agenda

Responsible for actively driving the transformation agenda with existing customers to evolve our training solutions to meet the changing needs of our existing customers.

This role will own the design and delivery of the initiation of a strategy to define and then prosecute a resilience market which will underpin the broader ambitions of the business unit to expand our portfolio of delivery outside the emergency services customers.

Essential experience of the Contract Director - Resilience

  • Established leader with experience of delivering a significant P&L
  • Proven experience of engaging with a range of customers at a senior level
  • Experience of strategy generation and execution
  • Transformation / change management experience is highly desirable
  • Experienced in delivering complex service operations, with Resilience or Training sector knowledge highly desirable

This is a full-time role with a flexible location, but will require frequent travel to our operational sites in London

Qualifications for the Contract Director - Resilience

  • Degree level education, or equivalent experience

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

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive multiple days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of 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

For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages

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: 31st May 2023



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