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Fleet Programmes Project Manager


Faslane, Coulport, Clyde, Glas, GB, G84 8HL

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:           Project Manager (Fleet Programmes)                    
Location:           HMNB Clyde, nr Helensburgh
Compensation: £44,250 - £62,250 per annum plus Bonus, Health Cover, Pension and Flex Benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent
Role ID:             SF47850


Creating Change Together

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 in our Fleet Programmes department at HMNB Clyde 

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

About Clyde
The Project Manager role is based within our Fleet Programmes business area.

As the Ministry of Defence’s commercial partner at HMNB Clyde, Babcock provides specialist engineering support services, including the management of infrastructure and nuclear facilities. We also deliver operational maintenance, upgrades and repairs to support Royal Navy vessels, including the Vanguard and Astute-Class nuclear submarines.  

The role

The difference our new Project Manager will make.

As a Project Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. To provide a project management function as part of a team to safely plan & execute submarine maintenance periods.  

You will work in collaboration with fleet engineering and compliance teams, as well as MoD customer (internal & external), to deliver the required outputs.

Day to day, you’ll provide full project guidance and governance to ensure that maintenance plans are developed and agreed as the overall package evolves. These projects have to be delivered to safety, time, cost and quality requirements to maintain fleet operational capability

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. 

Essential experience

•    A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Project Management, or HNC or equivalent in a relevant technical subject
•    APM or Prince 2 certification desirable although we will also consider candidates with proven project management experience
•    Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic and changing environment, with demonstrable ability to prioritise and coordinate multiple work streams.
•    Excellent customer service skills, with the ability to build positive working relationships.
•    Confidence and interpersonal skills to engage at all levels, including management of customer expectations.
•    Experience of handling conflict and managing sensitive issues to achieve positive outcomes.
•    Ability to gain and maintain UK SC level security clearance

What we offer

Generous benefits including:

•    Generous holiday allowance 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
•    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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