Safe Systems of Work Manager (SSOW)

Job Description

Job Title: Safe Systems of Work Manager (SSOW)

Location: Minley, UK - Onsite

Compensation: Competitive + Ticket Allowances + Benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 49892

Creating change together

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 Safe Systems Manager in Minley.

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.

Defence Training

The Safe Systems Manager role is based within our Defence Training business area.

The role

The difference our new Safe Systems Manager will make

As a Safe Systems Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll ensure safe execution of works onsite in accordance with MOD contract.

Day to day, you'll provide support to the operational teams with the co-ordination of the programme of works for the area including a schedule of inspections as required by the contract, keep a watching brief on the management of a central database of skilled persons, ensuring that records of all certifications and interviewing where necessary any candidates prior to approval and issue, renewal and withdrawal of any certification and rule books as required.

In conjunction with the respective Line Manager, during periods of high activity, engage the resource of the other Authorised Persons appointed for the installations to deliver Authorised Person Electrical, Hazardous Areas, Petroleum Mechanical, Confined Spaces & Working at Height. When necessary, issue in full compliance with regulatory standards, all documentation to any skilled person as required to undertake their particular role within the restrictions of their certificate of appointment.

You'll also construct and manage a database of all electrical installations, mechanical systems, petroleum installations, Confined Spaces and High Places within the geographical area of responsibility, annotating any Health & Safety restrictions, operating restrictions or maintenance records.

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 is based onsite in Minley with ad-hoc travel to other MOD sites.

Essential experience
Extensive relevant professional experience in a technical subject
You must hold or have ability to obtain Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) security 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, with life assurance
Onsite gym and swimming pool, free parking, subsidised cafeteria, shop onsite
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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