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Facilities Build Specialist


Bristol, GB, BS3 2HQ

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:            Facilities Build Specialist
Location:            Bristol + UK / Overseas Travel + Hybrid Working Options
Compensation:  £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent
Role ID:             SF57235


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 Facilities Build Specialist at our Bristol site. 


The role
As a Facilities Build Specialist, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will be responsible for designing planning, Supervising the construction of secure facilities for processing and storing sensitive assets. 


Day-to-day, you’ll provide a high level of professional security support to complex and critical build projects within our Mission Systems business, and will collaborate on wider security build projects across Babcock Group and the Contracting Authority.  Specifically responsible for the effective Security Project Management expertise for all Secure Build Facilities.  


  • Developing the site FSC management plans and supporting all Operational Requirements.
  • Designing complex security build projects that meet all the requirements of the Contract and are built to the relevant build standards. 
  • Acting as the technical lead in managing the build standard and deadline activity.
  • Working collaboratively with the project team to provide timely advice and accurate interpretations of security conditions associated with Contracting Authority security requirements. In addition, to support Commercial and Supply Chain activities ensuring such security conditions are properly flowed down and accurately implemented.
  • Acting as a key point of contact to both internal and external stakeholders to enable an open and transparent working relationship focused on resolving issues as they arise. 


This role is full time, 37 hours per week and requires regular travel across a range of internal and customer sites (both in the UK and overseas) alongside home working arrangements. 


Essential experience of the Facilities Build Specialist

  • Proven experience working in the defence or public sector. 
  • A working knowledge of the GOV S007, JSP 440 or awareness of other relevant and associated publications.
  • A strong background delivering design advice for secure facilities that meet NPSA requirements.
  • Experience of producing accurate security risk assessments and being able to recommend proportionate mitigations and solutions.


Qualifications of the Facilities Build Specialist

  • Ideally degree qualified but HND/HNC level qualification in a relevant discipline with extensive experience in the relevant field will be considered


Security Clearance

The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is able to achieve and maintain (SC) security clearance for this role with the ability to progress to Developed Vetting (DV) once in post, if required. 


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. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


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


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: 24/07/2024



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