Employee Experience & Communications Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Employee Experience & Communications Manager

Location: Hybrid with some travels to sites

Compensation: Competitive+ benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 49999

Be the change

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Employee Experience & Communications Manager at our Babcock Services Business Unit.

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

Babcock Corporate Services (BCS)

The Employee Experience & Communications Manager role is based within our Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) business unit.

Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) is a global function, with our largest site being Lakeside in Portsmouth, but we operate from multiple sites around the world. BCS supplies and operates all IT, security, procurement, and finance Shared Services. We are embedded alongside the operations that we serve, enabling us to maintain close working relationships that support delivery to our customers. We drive standardisation, simplification and automation across Babcock, to help generate sustainable value for the group and our external customers

The role

Tell the story of an organisation that's focussing on its people so that it can make the world a safer place.

This could be a once in a career opportunity to help communicate a narrative that transforms a 25,000+ people business for the better.

As an Employee Experience & Communications Manager day to day, you will help us shape and embed our culture and the creation of all 'people experience communications'. You will be involved in everything that affects the employee experience and will collaborate closely with HR, and the internal communications team who manage most of the channels. This is a newly created role, because this is new work for Babcock.

The role reports to the Global Head of Employee Experience Communications, who sits within a high performing and ambitious Leadership and Culture Team. This small team is one of a number of HR teams, leading the internal revolution and transforming Babcock into a more innovative, modern and people-centred business.

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 with some travels to sites across UK and Bristol or London site once a week.

Essential experience

  • Creative flair, and an aptitude for writing and creating communications that nudge behaviour change and improve the employee experience
  • Excellent (clear, succinct, engaging) communications skills in all formats
  • The ability to flex style to engage and influence people from all backgrounds and at all levels
  • Passion for building engaging, respectful, and diverse workplace cultures
  • Resilience and adaptability, able to roll with uncertainty in a complex, matrixed organisation
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Ability to understand and manage all MS packages as well as SharePoint and Hive
  • A thirst for learning and desire to take control of your own personal development

What we offer

Generous benefits including:

  • Generous holiday allowance of25 days plus bank holidays
  • Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Pension members - death in service 4 times base salary
  • Paternity - 2 full weeks pay
  • Maternity & Adoption leave - 20 weeks full pay - 13 weeks SMP
  • CSP - Up to 5 years service - 26 weeks full pay, 5 to 10 years service - 39 weeks full pay, 10 years plus - 52 weeks full pay
  • 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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