HAWK Business & Performance Manager

Posting Date: 29 November 2019

Location: Holyhead, Anglesey, GB, LL65 3NY

Company: Babcock

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Hawk Business Performance Manager
Location: Holyhead, Anglesey
REF: SF26850


About the role

Here at Babcock we are currently recruiting a Hawk Business Performance Manager to support the contractual business performance requirements for the Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT), the Adour and the Hawk Integrated Operational Support (HIOS) contracts. 


You will be required to manage and coordinate Hawk-wide efforts to ensure that performance management (PM), continuous improvement (CI) and transformation development (TD) programs are developed and managed using a data-driven focus that sets priorities for improvements aligned.


You will be expected to lead projects, through scoping and conception to delivery, in line with direction provided by the General Manager/Contract Manager.  Provide guidance and support to the Operational Management Team.


  • Manage Hawk Business Performance projects aligned to the business strategy outlined by the General Manager and Contract Manager.
  • Co-ordination and management of Hawk Enterprise Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  • Customer liaison and business relationship engagement with Prime Contractor (BAE Systems) and Authority.
  • Define appropriate metrics for measuring and improving transformation performance, and baseline current performance on all allocated projects in order to establish benefits post transformation.
  • Structure, facilitate and co-ordinate the delivery of Change Improvement Activities with stakeholder and customer participation.
  • Provide facilitation across multi-stakeholder groups, including strategic planning/alignment with due cognisance to business requirements and objectives.


What do I need to do the role?


You will need to have a degree in Engineering or Business Management (with engineering industry experience), have experience with business performance management software and MS Office, have a Full UK driving licence and be Lean/Six Sigma certified.


What else do I need to know?


  • All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.


About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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Closing date: 31/10/2019



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