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SKYNET Management Segment Product Manager


Bristol, GB, BS16 1FJ

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Management Segment Product Manager
Location:              Bristol, UK – Hybrid – working from home options available 
Compensation:    Competitive salary + benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent
Role ID:               SF 48608


Build the future


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 Management Segment Product Manager at one of our Bristol 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 Management Segment Product 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 Management Segment Product Manager will make

As a Management Segment Product Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Supporting a vital MILSATCOM Service Delivery Organisation to lead the transformation of an existing OSS/BSS system, using the latest products and open standards. Reporting to the Head of Transformation, you’ll also be part of a multi-million pound programme of technology change. This is a fast-paced, challenging role on a significant project.


Day to day, you’ll be responsible for the Engineering lifecycle from requirements specification, design, production, test, integration and assurance and you’ll be responsible for delivering Assurance Case as part of the established engineering process. You’ll develop a fully coordinated strategy and roadmaps for transformation from legacy Management Segment functionality to modern approach and employ a Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approach. You’ll represent Babcock at stakeholder meetings, Governance forums, Design Reviews and Readiness Assessment activities.

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 arrangements with 3 days in the office/onsite and 2 days working from home. 


Essential experience


• Proven significant experience in the design, integration and delivery of Enterprise OSS/BSS systems, including Network Management Tools, ITSM tools, KPI performance tools
• In-depth knowledge of Systems Engineering processes on large and/or complex engineering projects
• Demonstratable experience in the defence or telecommunication industry, ideally MILSATCOM but not essential.
• Demonstratable experience of project delivery in Agile engineering environments, ideally understanding of ISO Systems and Software engineering


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.



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