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Project Manager - Submarine Maintenance Planning Application Development

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Keynsham

Job Title: Project Manager - Submarine Maintenance Planning Application Development
Location: Stoke Gifford, Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ
Compensation: £ 45,089.00 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Job ID: SF43004


Build the Future



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- - Submarine Maintenance Planning Application Development at our Bristol site


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


Babcock International and Devonport


The Project Manager- - Submarine Maintenance Planning Application Development role is based within our Devonport Royal Dockyard business area.


Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It’s why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.


Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy’s new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.


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.


The role

The difference our new Project Manager- - Submarine Maintenance Planning Application Development will make


As a Project Manager- - Submarine Maintenance Planning Application Development, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Babcock’s Submarine Support Engineering (SSE) Group is contracted to provide engineering and design services support to the Ministry of Defence, and in particular, In-service Submarines (ISM) Project Team who form part of the Defence Engineering and Support Organisation. We are recruiting a Project Manager to be embedded into the Submarine Support Engineering (SSE) Programme Management (PM) team currently based in BTC, Stoke Gifford, Bristol.


Day to day, you’ll provide your Project Management experience to deliver the phased development of a submarine maintenance planning application that is being developed in-house by the Babcock Digital Solutions Team. This role is on a full-time, permanent basis. Attendance to site(s) will be as required, but the position is currently a flexible role, under the terms set out by Babcock Agile Working Directive.


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.


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. Attendance to site(s) will be as required, but the position is currently a flexible role, under the terms set out by Babcock Agile Working Directive.


Essential experience

•    Experience of working with the Ministry of Defence is desirable.
•    Experience of Software Development Project Management would be an advantage. 
•    Competent in the use of Microsoft Project Server and Microsoft Project Web App.
•    Competent in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Project and Microsoft PowerPoint.
•    Familiar with Microsoft SharePoint.


What we offer

Generous benefits including:

  • Generous holiday allowance of 25 days 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 share scheme – save tax and national insurance on shares, with 1 free share per 10 purchased
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Employment development allowance - £125 per year
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reward and Recognition Scheme linked to Health and Safety
  • Working from home and flexible work patterns
  • 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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