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Senior Cost Controller

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Plymouth

Job Title:     Senior Cost Controller x2
Location:     Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Compensation:     £ 37,165.00 + Benefits
Role Type:     Full time / Permanent 
Job ID:         SF40319


This is an interesting, exciting yet challenging opportunity to be part of the building and development of a brand-new section within Devonport Royal dockyard. Changing project expectations and commercial drivers have resulted in the need for greatly enhanced project controls, as such you will be joining a newly developed team within one of our major growth areas. You will be responsible for helping to define and deliver the cost element of project controls that will influence operations within submarines for the next 10 years and beyond.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for two Senior Cost Controllers who will work closely with other project management and project controls disciplines as well as build close relationships with production teams. The scope of the role is very broad and encompasses everything from engineering knowledge of submarines to statistical analysis of data sets. As part of the development of the role every member of the team will be responsible for maximising the value add areas to ensure that we are delivering tax and benefit to the project teams.


What will you be doing?
•    Collate cost related info supplied by projects.
•    Manage cost baseline within zone (big project) or entire small project
•    Examine data, EV production
•    Relay info information back to project (health of project)
•    Element of reporting – feed in info in to central reporting. Pre-defined templates. 
•    Investigating any issues and building up narrative in reports as to why the estimate in incorrect  


The experience you’ll bring 
The vision within project controls is to provide a truly world-class organisation as such you will need to demonstrate passion and drive to succeed, this will be supported by a robust training plan consisting of a combination of on-the-job learning and internationally recognised formal qualification.

•    Ideally previous cost control experience - Finance background, understanding budgets, estimating etc. 
•    Scheduling understanding (projects).
•    PM understanding.  
•    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
•    Career opportunities, advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams
•    Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts
•    The role is based in Devonport dockyard, Plymouth and consists of a 36 hour working week and benefits from both agile and flexible working arrangements, meaning that you will be able to shape your schedule and time on site to provide appropriate balance between your work requirements and your personal life.

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.
Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

Closing date: 08/12/2021


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