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Dreadnought Project Assistant

Location: 

Bristol, GB, BS3 2HQ

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Dreadnought Project Assistant
Location:              Bristol, UK - Onsite
Compensation:    Competitive + benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent
Role ID:               SF 45942

 

Make a real impact, immediately

 

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 Dreadnought Project Assistant at our Ashton House 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 Dreadnought Project Assistant 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 Dreadnought Project Assistant will make

 

As a Dreadnought Project Assistant you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. We’re looking for someone dynamic, ambitious and eager to make a real impact in the Dreadnought programme’s delivery team, within Babcock Mission Systems. Babcock Mission Systems is a business unit within the Marine Sector of Babcock International Group. Working on a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, Mission Systems works with a number of key clients domestically and internationally. We’re based at a number of sites in the UK and overseas.  The business continues to win new work and grow at a significant pace, as a result we are recruiting for talented, enthusiastic and driven people.

 

Day to day, you’ll be a part of the Dreadnought delivery team, you’ll work with senior management and build cross business partnerships in delivering a number of strategic projects on time and to budget. You’ll be involved in contributing to programme reporting requirements, supporting risk and opportunity development across the delivery team, supporting the Engineering function in controlling complex work packages and also supporting the PMO in managing schedule forecasts and baseline change requests.

 

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 Bristol.

 

Essential experience

 

•    Project Control experience (ideally in an engineering or Defence Company)
•    Working knowledge of P6 or MS Project
•    Competent on all Microsoft Packages (Word, PowerPoint etc)
•    Skilled in Risk Management tools (ARM/ RiskHive)
•    Knowledge of DevOPs (preferred but not essential)

 

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.

 

Closing date:  07/12/2022

 

 

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