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Strategic Systems Training Infrastructure Lead


Faslane, Helensburgh, GB, G84 8HL

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title: Project Infrastructure Lead
Location: Faslane, Helensburgh + Hybrid Working 
Compensation: £49,943 - £57,000 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent 
Role ID: SF56173


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as the Project Infrastructure Lead, in our Mission Systems department.


The role


As our Project Infrastructure Lead, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Part of the Babcock Mission Systems Dreadnought Team you’ll be embedded into the Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA) to play a key part in overseeing the successful progression and completion of Dreadnought Strategic Weapon System Training Infrastructure.


Based in Trident Training Facility, you’ll work day-to-day with key stakeholders to ultimately achieve the operational readiness of training at the facility. Working with our SDA customers to track and communicate progress, spend, and risks of the developing training facility, your valued insight and organisation skills will help the submarine community to achieve our goals and support the Royal Navy’s submarine fleet:


  • Be the main point of contact for major aspects of Dreadnought SW training infrastructure, coordinating with UK and US government agencies and contractors.
  • Lead on defining, costing, bounding, and managing essential training infrastructure and material tasks to help deliver a training solution fit for the future.
  • Investigate the current planning and status of the procuring, building, and commissioning of the training and training support facilities and report to key stakeholders in both written and verbal formats.  
  • Identify, report, and mitigate risks by working with the team to create plans to succeed.
  • Act as TTF Training Point of Contact to wider communities including support to parent Mission Systems team on Dreadnought Common Missile Compartment (CMC) Training matters.


Essential experience of the Project Infrastructure Lead


You will be an excellent communicator and be able to articulate technical and project requirements to those around you. You will need to demonstrate the motivation to drive issues to completion. We are looking for:


  • Great interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with project management tools and policy, project controls, life cycles, schedules, and risks.
  • Experience with submarine / maritime in-service support.
  • Experience of the Submarine Weapon Systems and related platform systems (Vanguard and /or Dreadnought). Strategic Weapon Support Systems experience is highly desirable. 


The role is full time and based in HMNB Clyde with opportunities for hybrid working, infrequent travel around the UK and abroad may be required. 


Qualifications for the Project Infrastucture Lead


  •  A Higher National Diploma, Higher National Certificate or BTEC National Certificate/Diploma in engineering or project management.
  •  Actively working towards membership with a professional engineering or project body.

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: 21/06/24




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