Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Location: Bristol, UK - Hybrid - working from home options available
Compensation: Competitive salary + benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF 50120
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 Senior Project Manager at one of our Bristol sites.
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.
The Senior 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 difference our new Senior Project Manager will make
As a Senior Project Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll oversee and deliver complex projects across a number of engineering contracts.
Day to day, you'll provide overall operational and strategic management of assigned tasks projects within your project team and manage complex engineering projects ensuring that the delivery teams understand cost, time and quality requirements and remain coordinated in their approach to delivering agreed scope of work. You'll also provide end-to-end delivery throughout the project lifecycle and be responsible for supporting with requirement capture, scoping, technical and commercial solutions and the generation of pricing models and proposal documents. You'll provide effective risk management to ensure that the business' risk exposure is kept to a minimum and is effectively managed throughout the project and ensure that effective change management is applied to projects, 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. This role provides hybrid working arrangements with 1-2 days in the office/onsite and 3-4 days working from home.
PMQ qualification or equivalent (expected), Chartered (advantageous)
Considerable experience in the advanced application of Project Management techniques in a relevant technical project environment.
Experience in leading and managing a team of project staff, providing direction and motivation.
Experience managing projects with differing demands and deadlines.
Great financial management to ensure a high level of profitability on projects.
Experience delivering solutions with a diverse team of both internal resource teams and external supply chains
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
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.
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.
Closing date: 26/03/2023
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