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Project Manager


Devonport, Plymouth, GB, PL1 4SG

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Project Manager
Location:              Devonport, Plymouth + Hybrid Working Arrangements 
Compensation:    £42,245 - £61,003 + Benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:               SF58262


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 Devonport site.


The role
As a Project Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will operate in support of the lead Project Manager covering specific project functions, deputising for the lead Project Manager or sometimes managing non-complex projects under supervision. The individual will be expected to apply all the central project management competencies to the required level.  


Day-to-day, you’ll manage, or part manage tasks as required and contribute to the whole lifecycle from concept through to in-service support. You will also:   

  • Procurement - The ability to secure the provision of resource needed for projects from internal and external providers. 
  • Requirements Management - Uses negotiation and influencing skills to arrive at agreed schedule of requirements including agreed success criteria.
  • Solution Development – The ability to determine the best means of satisfying requirements within the context of the project initiative’s objectives and constraints. 
  • Schedule Management – The process for developing, baselining, and monitoring of an integrated schedule to inform the direction of the project
  • Resource Management – the process of identifying and scheduling the resources (people/facilities/materials etc..) required to implement the programme


This role is full time, 35 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements.


Essential experience of the Project Manager 

  • Can explain how their behaviours contribute to the achievement of the team
  • Can explain how their wider team contributes to the business unit
  • Takes appropriate decisions based on an informed judgement which may impact on others
  • Supports team to deliver excellent customer service
  • Solves more complex problems which may affect others


Qualifications for the Project Manager 

  • Professional Route – Ideally a degree in engineering or project management. Or appropriate accreditation to APM standards.
  • Experiential Route – HNC with appropriate apprenticeship / experience in a relevant engineering or project discipline.
  • Demonstrable knowledge or experience of working with common project tools (MS Office, Project etc.)


Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.


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: 14/07/2024


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