Programme Management Lead- Babcock Rail

Posting Date: 14 September 2020

Location: Blantyre, Lanarkshire, GB, G72 0FT

Company: Babcock

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Programme Management Lead
Hamilton, Glasgow



About the role


Here at Babcock International, we’re looking to recruit a Programme Management Lead to provide expertise, guidance, and support in all aspects of project management within our Rail division.


Responsibilities include;
• Manage and steer the company strategic aspirations to move through the Project Capability Maturity model with the ultimate objective of achieving “optimised” level 5 for the business.
• Establish and Lead the company Project management steering group.
• Tracking problem projects and identify early on the challenges faced with
• Audit and Assurance checking
• Create project development plans
• Implement succession planning approach (Junior PM to complex Project Management capability)
• Identify and implement change management activities to improve capability and delivery.


This is an excellent opportunity to work on multiple Framework and alliances, and shape the Project Management function improving capability across the business unit.


What do I need to do the role?


You will demonstrate a proven and strong project / programme management background preferably within Rail.


You will have a successful record in leading and delivering major projects and high complexity projects.


You will also have experience of improving processes and performance within a project / programme management function along with implementation or upgrading capability.


You will hold minimum HNC / HND in a relevant discipline and some sort of professional qualification in Project / Programme management.


What else do I need to know?


We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


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About Babcock International


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.


We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. 
You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.


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