Mission Systems Project Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Mission Systems Project Manager

Location: Rosyth, UK - Hybrid

Compensation: Competitive + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 49796

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 Rosyth 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 Mission Systems 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. You'll be responsible for day-to-day subcontract management of the Mission Systems scope of work

Day to day, you'll manage key aspects of Mission Systems projects, including safety, scope, schedule, finance, risk quality and resources.

You'll as act as a key contact for Mission System stakeholders and have programmatic and technical involvement with the Type 31 Systems Engineering Team. You'll work with the business unit functional departments to identify and deliver improvements in quality, schedule, and cost within the project whilst reporting directly to the Type 31 Programme Director.

You'll manage purchase orders and supply chain for equipment delivery and be responsible for assuring visibility of subcon progress, readiness, risks, and issues. Responsible for coordinating activities and dependencies within the project and identifying external dependencies on other projects, resource, or environments.

You'll also monitor ongoing programme baselines including cost and schedule. Control finance as a means to drive performance through the financial strategy and communicate through business plans, governance frameworks to ensure implementation. You'll also influence and support the development of individuals in their continued professional development

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 a hybrid working arrangement.

Essential experience

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar Project Management role that has varying and significant complexity including experience across all phases of project lifecycle.
  • Mission Systems or similar engineering discipline is highly desirable.
  • Bachelor's in engineering/ projects/ construction management or a related field
  • APM Chartered Professional (ChPP) or seeking to obtain in near term (12 month) period
  • Postgraduate qualification is also desirable, as is membership in a professional body

What we offer

Generous benefits including:

  • Generous holiday allowance days plus bank holidays
  • Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • 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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