Senior Engineering Manager

Bristol (City Centre)

Job summary

Babcock International
£Open (Depending On Experience)
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Senior Engineering Manager
Location: Stoke Gifford, Bristol + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56983

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 Engineering Manager at our Babcock Technology Centre.

The role
As a Senior Engineering Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll help us shape the future of the UK's submarine support solution, which will be reflected in the contractual, organisational and behavioural arrangements.

Day-to-day, you'll manage the development of the technical requirements and the associated operating model for specific aspects of the support solution, coordinating Babcock's SME technical input into these and the resulting tender response - making sure that our proposition is clear, coherent and compelling.

  • Work with the Submarine Availability Partnership (SMAP) / Long-Term Partnering Agreement (LTPA) requirements lead to develop and manage the requirements development workstream, coordinating Babcock SME input for their respective subject areas,
  • Work with the SMAP/LTPA op model team to develop and manage the detailed design activities of the operating model, coordinating Babcock SME input.
  • Work with the Babcock bid team to develop and manage the value propositions and technical input into Babcock's LTPA bid response, ensuring that it satisfies the defined requirement set and aligns with the collaborative operating model,
  • Work with the SMAP/LTPA Portfolio Management Office to report progress, opportunities, and risks against the above,
  • Work with other SMAP/LTPA functions (e.g. commercial, culture) to ensure that the overall solution is integrated and coherent.

This role is full time, 35 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with 3 days in the office/onsite and 2 days working from home. Based at Babcock Technology Centre and requires regular travel to Devonport, Plymouth and Clyde.

Essential experience of the Senior Engineering Manager

  • You will have experience in aspects of supporting UK submarines in-service
  • You will be familiar with the development of requirements and solution design
  • The role involves working in close collaboration with stakeholders both internally and externally, so excellent communication skills are a must
  • Ability to work well with small teams as well as a wider groups of stakeholders. Fostering teamwork and collaboration
  • Good understanding of change management best practice and continuous improvement methodologies.

We value difference and don't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and/or willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Potential to develop skills.
  • Opportunities to travel within the UK.

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has 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.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. 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: 30/04/2024


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