Site Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Site Manager

Location: Tewkesbury, UK - Onsite

Compensation: Competitive + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 41755

Amplify your impact

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 Site Manager at our Ashchurch 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 Site 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 Site Manager will make

As a Site Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) is a thriving and growing business unit within Mission System. We are transforming and we need you to support us in forging new paths, and contributing as we grow through exciting, but sometimes challenging change.

Day to day, you'll be responsible for supervisory control of all Babcock and employed sub-contractor staff within their location ensuring Health and Safety compliance at all times, including statutory/mandatory compliance maintenance delivery utilising Babcock Safety Instructions (SI's) and UK legislation. You'll ensure all activities are planned and delivered in the most efficient manner and that your team adheres to appropriate engineering standards, as dictated by Babcock standards, Customer standards or professional bodies, ensuring best practice is employed in all activities. You'll also work closely with the Proposals & Estimating team to deliver approved projects on time and within budget. You'll contribute to the recruitment, induction and development of team members, including the maintenance of their mandatory health, safety and security training demonstrating a structured succession plan. You'll create a team environment which responds to changes in customer requirements and contribute to the identification of knowledge and skills shortfalls within the team, and to plan to address the deficiencies, in order to provide a robust response to the service users.

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 at Tewkesbury with travel within the UK and overseas.

Essential experience

  • Previous proven record of managing a team of engineers within an SLA environment.
  • Data network or electrical Installation experience desireable
  • Mobile communications or military background desireable
  • You must be able to achieve DV clearance

What we offer

Generous benefits including:

  • Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
  • Overtime available
  • 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

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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