Package Manager (Mechanical Systems)
Starting Salary: £43,445
About the Role
Here at Babcock International we're looking for several Package Managers (Mechanical Systems) to join us at HMNB Devonport, one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe. We're a key strategic partner to our customers; the MOD and the Royal Navy. We ensure that the UK Royal Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and applying our core strengths of technology and expertise to sustain critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.
The Major Infrastructure Projects Business Unit has been set up to establish and maintain a Strategic Infrastructure Plan for the Devonport site through to at least 2050 and to safely and effectively deliver the 'major' capital works projects that result from the Plan. As a Package Manager (Mechanical Systems) you'll work within the 10 Dock Astute 25 Project.
Drawing on your significant experience gained in a Project Management position - ideally with delivery in a Nuclear Licensed Site environment - you'll be responsible for key project management functions in support of the overall project delivery, including schedule, financial and risk functions. You'll facilitate, develop and agree requirement, project scope and solutions for specific outputs and work packages; manage the planning, monitoring and controlling of work packages being delivered by other internal and external resources; forecast costs and monitor and report against budget.
What do I need to do the role?
You will have a minimum of HNC/HND (Degree preferred) in a relevant engineering discipline and an APM project management qualification (or equivalent).
We would also like you to have the following:
Knowledge of the engineering systems within the scope
Experience managing project delivery in a Nuclear Licensed Site environment
Risk Assessor Approvers Training (desirable).
Health & Safety Management of Sub-contractors Training (desirable)You'll also need to deploy excellent interpersonal and communication skills as you'll be interfacing regularly with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of the business.
What else do I need to know?
The successful candidate will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC) clearance.
Babcock offers a supportive environment including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, Occupational Health services, career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams. Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.
We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
About Babcock International and Devonport
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training. You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It's why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work. Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.
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