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Project Manager


Bristol, GB, BS3 2HQ

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:                 Project Manager
Location:                 Ashton Vale, Bristol UK – Hybrid Working
Compensation:       Competitive + benefits
Role Type:                Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                     SF: 50265

Build a better world


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 Project Manager at our Bristol 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 Project Manager 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 Project Manager will make


The role advertised is Project Manager position within the International Submarines & Support team.  Within the team we provide submarine weapons handling and launch system, products, and services, to several international customers including with Spain, Canada, South Korea and Australia.


We span the whole product lifecycle from design and manufacture of equipment for new build submarine programmes to through life support of our systems to maximise availability for the end user. 


As a Project Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This is an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join our team and to take accountability for critical business requirements from day one.


Day to day, you’ll be responsible for the definition, planning, monitoring and control of successful project delivery. You will manage customer interfaces and associated stakeholders.  You will identify and monitor project risks then plan and implement effective responses.


You’ll be accountable for planning and monitoring the project, submission of regular monthly performance reports indicating any deviations, corrective action taken and escalation of issue.


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 provides hybrid working with 1-2 days office based per week.

Essential experience


•    PMQ or PPQ (desirable) or equivalent 
•    Team Management experience
•    Knowledge of project controls tools and how these tools operate to provide key information for decision making  
•    Commercially and financially astute


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 CovenantIf 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.




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