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Strategy Lead - Asset Management Transformation


Devonport, Plymouth, GB, PL1 4SG

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Strategy Lead - Asset Management Transformation
Location:              Plymouth, Devon + Hybrid Working Arrangements 
Compensation:    £65,000 + Benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:               SF56332


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as Strategy Lead - Asset Management Transformation at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.


The role
As Strategy Lead - Asset Management Transformation, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will have the opportunity to join our business and be part of delivering the largest tranformation programme in Europe as well as our drive towards enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of the Babcock and delivering world class engineering support services to its customers. 

Day to day, you’ll have overall responsibility for determining and delivering the strategy and system workstream. You will help support both Babcock and the Ministry of Defence to ensure that capabilities within the programme are embedded into business operations and that business changes are facilitated to exploit the new capability.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Defining a structured set of Defence asset management requirements which can be progressively implemented.  
  • Creating the plans to develop asset management capability to deliver and sustain the infrastructure necessary.
  • Developing plans to support the necessary associated culture and behaviour change.
  • Developing the stakeholder management and communications plan - Envisioning a better future
  • Interacting with a range of stakeholders in the business and customer organisation across multiple Ministry of Defence departments, to ensure that the programme achieves its goals, and the benefits are delivered, owned, realised, and sustained. 


This role is full time - 36 hours and will be based on site at Devonport Royal Dockyard four days per week with hybrid working from home arrangements.


Essential experience of the Strategy Lead - Asset Management Transformation:

  • Experience of defining and leading programmes and possess leadership skills with the ability to motivate and influence all stakeholders.
  • Deliverig comlex critical change management, programme management or strategic management.
  • Ability to work well with small teams as well as a wider groups of stakeholders. Fostering teamwork and collaboration
  • A working understanding of asset management (desirable)


Qualifications for the Strategy Lead - Asset Management Transformation:

  • Ideally a Bachelor's degree in either Engineering/Project/Business & Leadership or another related field or equivalent experience


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 
  • Excellent development opportunities and benefits package including an employee assistance programme supporting 


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: 26/06/2024




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