Senior Project Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Project Manager - Infrastructure Development x 2

Location: HMNB Clyde and RNAD Coulport, nr Helensburgh

Compensation: Salary up to £62,000 plus bonus, DC pension, Private Health Insurance and Flex Bens

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF49911

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 HMNB Clyde

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 is based within our Infrastructure Development business area.

As the Ministry of Defence's commercial partner at HMNB Clyde, Babcock provides specialist engineering support services, including the management of infrastructure and nuclear facilities. We also deliver operational maintenance, upgrades and repairs to support Royal Navy vessels, including the Vanguard and Astute-Class nuclear submarines.

The role

The difference our new Senior Project Manager will make

As a Senior Project Manager in our Infrastructure Development business, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary.

Reporting to the Programme Manager, the Senior Project Manager is accountable for delivery of their allocated part of the programme as well as managing workstreams of their direct reports. This consists of managing a high number of projects at high values themselves, which will be of high complexity and sensitivity, whilst also allocating related projects of increasingly lesser value and complexity to the Project Managers and Project Engineers that work with them.

You will review the progress made against the projects owned by the Project Manager and Project Engineer and will provide them with support, advice and guidance to assist the overall delivery to cost, quality and schedule of combined parts of the team's section of the programme.

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.

Essential experience
We are looking to speak with experienced Projects Managers or Construction Managers who have proven experience in the delivery of construction and engineering focused programmes.
Must be good at working effectively as an individual or in teams; flexibly and resourcefully.
Proven experience of managing projects or sub-contractors work packages
Chartered Membership or working towards MRICS, MCIOB or similar would be beneficial
CDM 15 Regs experience - ideally as Principal Designer
Experience and familiarisation of modern Project Management Methodologies e.g. Prince2, APM, PMI would be beneficial but full training will be given in APM project management
Experience and familiarisation of Project Management toolsets e.g. MS Project
Must be eligible to gain and maintain UK SC level security clearance
Knowledge of Budget Control to ensure that the Project is delivered to cost, as well as Risk Management to evaluate impact on Project Delivery
Experience in commercial management of projects, demonstrable knowledge of contract forms such as NEC3/4, JCT etc

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
Generous holiday allowance 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
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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