Junior Project Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Junior Project Manager (SC / DV Cleared)

Location: Ashchurch, UK

Role Type: Full time, Permanent

Role ID: SF 45337

Build a better world

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 Junior Project Manager at our Ashchurch 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 Junior 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 Junior Project Manager will make

As a Junior Project Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will play a key role in growing our contracts and building strong customer relationships. You will drive growth and have the opportunity to work at the front of delivering some key UK Defence and Security contracts.

Day to day, acting as a key member of the Project Management Office, you will provide support on end-to-end project management support on a portfolio of engineering projects and work packages ensuring that the delivery teams understand cost, time and quality requirement and remain co-ordinated in their approach to delivering scopes of work.

Supporting a Senior Project Manager, you will assist in providing end-to-end delivery throughout the project lifecycle and be responsible for supporting with requirements capture, scoping, technical and commercial solutions and the generation of pricing models, gate review and proposal documentation.

You will ensure provision of operational risk and change management techniques to ensure business' risk exposure is kept to a minimum and that we are balancing flexibility to changing customer requirements with the need for robust commercial agreements.

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. Due to the nature of our work, hybrid working is not always available however, when the work stream allows you will be able to work from home.

Essential experience
Currently has an adequate understanding of Construction (Design and Management) 2015 Regulations.
Project Management expertise - especially in requirements capture, risk, financial and commercial management.
Relationship management - building effective working relationships with key customers, internal stakeholders and suppliers where appropriate.
Teamwork - must be a strong team player, offering support to colleagues at all levels of the business with a willingness to share skills and knowledge.
Business acumen and consultative selling skills - seen by customer as a trusted advisor rather than sales person.
Technical - a light background in, or a general understanding of, mechanical, electrical, data and minor construction disciplines would be advantageous, but not essential.
Currently possess (or be willing to gain) recognised project management qualifications or memberships i.e. Member of the Association of Project Managers (MAPM), APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) or PRINCE2/Project Management Institute (PMI) or equivalents
Currently possess (or be willing to gain) a formal, appropriate Health and Safety Qualification. For example, SMSTS or IOSH qualification.

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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