Asset Support Manager

Posting Date: 19 February 2021

Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG

Company: Babcock

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Job Title: Asset Support Manager
Location: Devonport, Plymouth
Business Unit: Submarines
Salary: £ 43,445.00

About the role
Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit an Asset Support Manager.

Babcock Devonport is seeking to continue growth of the Asset Management (AM) Function and development of our AM principles and practices in line with ISO55000 best practice to deliver improved Naval Base assets against our future customer requirements in line with the Future Maritime Support Programme (FMSP).


To support this there is a need to recruit full time Asset Support Managers to assist the role of Senior Business Managers – Asset Management within Devonport with the development and implementation of identified interventions, and improvement in processes and practices.


The provision of safe, available, reliable and capable facilities is at the heart of what Babcock delivers, which supports Devonport’s operational requirements.
Main Purpose of Role:
As the Asset Support Manager, you will assist the Business/Asset Manager with advising the Plant Managers and Asset Owners on risks, mitigations, cost and performance of relevant assets.

Main duties will include engagement with customer to support the requirements of FMSP, through life governance and decision making and risk management.


Other duties:
• Business Case initiation and CAPEX Planning
• Whole life costing of assets
• Asset information management
• Maintaining the sustainment and design intent of assets
• Collating asset performance data


This role also includes directly supporting the Asset Managers in administering Asset Management Plans, collating asset performance data, Facility Vulnerability Assessments and Level 0 Risk Register.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within two business units within Babcock.


What do I need to do the role?
You will need project management / programme management, asset management/ facilities management experience and minimum educated to Degree level or equivalent.


Would also like you to have experience in all or some of the following:

• Experience in interrogating data from reports and projects and presenting in usable formats
• Relevant engineering experience
• Awareness of Safety Case impacts & adherence requirements
• Ability to produce reports, dashboards and generate proposals / recommendations independently
• Institute of Asset Management Certificate (training can be provided).


We are not looking for asset management experience within financial industries, this role is focused on bricks and mortar – housing industry/facilities management etc.

What else do I need to know?
• The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
• Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants:
• We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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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If you experience difficulties please check our career website for more information. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives 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 we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our career website for more information.

Closing date: 05/03/2021




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