Job Title: Service Engineering Manager - DSRS
Location: Bristol, UK - Hybrid - working from home options available
Compensation: Competitive salary + benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF48492
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 Service Engineering Manager at our Ashton Vale 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.
The Service Engineering 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 Service Engineering Manager will make
As a Service Engineering Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. As our company grows, we want to help and learn from each other in a supportive and relaxed environment with the main aim of delivering high quality products. You will work collaboratively with the Service Delivery Manager, Service Design Authorities (SDA), Programme Manager and Chief Engineer to ensure that the services Babcock provides to its customers consistently deliver against contract and quality Key Performance Indicators (KPI).
Day to day, you'll be accountable for technically leading the Service Engineering function, ensuring all aspects of in-service support is conducted safely and efficiently to meet system KPIs and for maintaining the design baseline of in-service systems, discharged through Service Design Authorities, ensuring change and configuration control is maintained at all times. You'll chair routine Change Advisory Boards. You'll lead technical interactions with the customer and Front-Line Commands and you'll work in lockstep with the Lead Solution Architect, Transition Manager and Project Management teams to ensure the safe and seamless integration of new capabilities across all DLODs. You'll liaise with Lead Solution Architect, SDAs, Transition Manager and Service Delivery Manager to always ensure service continuity in accordance with customer needs and be accountable for the engineering solution and delivery aspects of customer change.
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 2 days in the office/onsite and 3 days working from home.
A pro-active Engineering Manager with a theoretical and practical engineering background.
A proven track record of leading successful engineering teams, focussing on in-service support / maintenance and change management
Demonstrable engineering service delivery and management experience
Experience leading geographically diverse maintenance teams
Knowledge of Military BLOS Communications systems
Knowledge of UK MoD practices and ways of working
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.
Developer, Solution Architect, Engineer, Engineering Manager, Change Management, Technology, Engineering, Management