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Package Manager - Mechanical Systems

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Plymouth

Job Title:     10 Dock Services Package Manager - Mechanical Systems
Location:     Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Compensation:     c£45,089.00 + Benefits
Role Type:     Full time / Permanent 
Job ID:         SF43761

The Major Infrastructure Projects Business Unit has been set up to establish and maintain a Strategic Infrastructure Plan for the Devonport site through to at least 2050 and to safely and effectively deliver the ‘major’ capital works projects that result from the Plan. The roles sit within the 10 Dock Astute 25 Project. Currently there are vacancies for Package Managers and Senior Project Engineers in the M&E Services & Mechanical Handling and Civil Structures project teams. These offer a significant project delivery challenges and present excellent development opportunities.


Who we are looking for?

We are looking for a Package Manager (Mechanical Systems who will be responsible for key project management functions in support of the overall project delivery, including schedule, financial and risk functions.

What will you be doing?

•    Facilitate, develop and agree requirements, project scope and solutions for specific outputs and work packages
•    Manage the planning, monitor and control of work packages being delivered by other internal and external resources
•    Forecasting of costs and monitor and report against budget
•    Stakeholder management and communications and to support development of stakeholder
•    Contribute to the risk process including the identification, assessment, planning and implementation of risks, opportunities and issues


The experience you’ll bring 
•    Minimum of HNC/HND (Degree preferred) in a relevant engineering discipline
•    APM project management qualification (or equivalent)
•    NEC Level 4 experience (desirable)


You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.

What a role with Babcock offers? 
•    Enhanced employment terms and conditions
•    Money purchase pension scheme
•    Life assurance
•    Share ownership scheme
•    Occupational health services
•    Flexible working hours (only non-industrials)
•    Career opportunities, advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams
•    Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts

About Babcock International and Devonport
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.


You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. 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. 

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Application Guidance: 

All applications should be made online.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.
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