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Assurance Case Lead SKYNET


Bristol, GB, BS3 2HQ Remote Worker, GB

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:                   Assurance Lead - Skynet
Location:                  Flexible– Hybrid Working
Compensation:        Competitive + benefits
Role Type:                Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                    SF: 48744

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 Assurance Lead - Skynet at our different sites 
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 Assurance Lead - Skynet 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 Assurance Lead will make:


The Assurance Lead will be responsible for organising and managing all assurance events including the aggregation of the supporting information, evidence, and deliverables to be achieved for the events to be successful. This will include liaison with all elements of the project delivery team in conjunction with the Customer’s Assurance representatives to ensure that the programme Verification, Validation, and Test Strategy is delivered, and the Assurance Case is created and subsequently maintained through contract life


Day – Day:

Key responsibilities include ownership of the programme VV&T Strategy, the creation and execution of all internal and customer acceptance events, the production of VV&T reports and delivery of the overall Assurance Case. Day to day, you’ll be the subject matter expert specifying test and trials, collating, and presenting the specific evidence required to demonstrate to the project, customers and stakeholders that the team, processes and systems employed meet contract requirements and are sustainable for the long term. You will also work closely with the Requirements Management team to ensure that the Verification and Validation Requirements Matrix is maintained.


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 flexible with 1-3 days in the office.

Essential experience

•    Systems Engineering or full lifecycle project management experience.
•    The creation and sustainment of an Assurance Case in a complex defence and telecommunication project / programme, preferably military SatCom.
•    Practice in demonstrating Service Assurance and JSP604 compliance.


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


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.


Application Closing Date: 18th of April 2023



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