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Welcome Partner - 30 hours per week


Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:        Welcome Partner (Inductions & Onboarding) - 30 hours per week
Location:        Rosyth, Fife
Compensation:    £41,991 - £44,292 pro rata
Role Type:        12 months fixed term contract, 30 hours per week 
Role ID:        SF57873


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 Welcome Partner at the Rosyth Dockyard in Fife.


The role


As a Welcome Partner , you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. The Welcome Partner will assist in managing the holistic induction process for all new starters to the Babcock business based at Rosyth. This is a position needed to enable a streamlined approach to inductions, due to the significant levels of resource intake forecasted over the next 12 months. The individual will be one of the first colleagues to welcome a new starter when joining Rosyth and will work closely alongside the Welcome Lead and Resourcing Team. 
They have the responsibility to ensure the new starter has the information they require (e.g., site familiarisation, start times, location, security process and training) given the complex nature of our business. There are a significant number of processes, teams and practicalities involved for a new starter and as such, the Welcome team will be the connecting ‘pin’ ensuring all aspects are complete, so an individual can be ready to work. They will ideally hold knowledge of the Marine sector business unit or be able to gain this knowledge quickly and therefore be able to conduct site tours on behalf of the business, to both internal and external stakeholders.


  • Working with the Welcome Lead, Ensuring the overall delivery of a Rosyth induction is efficient and effective, meeting the needs of the new starter and our business. 
  • Responsible for liaising with relevant parties in advance of ‘day 1’ to ensure new starters will arrive on time and will have everything they need (e.g., People Centre and on-boarding information, Security team and baseline clearance). 
  • Responsible for meeting and supporting all new starters on ‘day 1’ albeit in person or those working remotely. 
  • Accountable for ensuring the induction process meets expectations in relation to our Company Purpose and Principles. 
  • Provide a credible Rosyth site tour to enable new starters to have an initial introduction to the size and scale of our business. Site tours may in addition be conducted for alternative internal/ external stakeholders.
  • Provide a professional and confident induction with relevant guidance and company information such as business steam introductions, site practicalities and useful things to know. This will likely be in the format of a presentation and/or video format. 
  • Conduct ‘follow ups’ with new starters between 1-2 months after starting with the company, to ensure the induction had provided everything they needed. Taking feedback and making any adjustments required.


This role is part time, 30 hours per week and is on a fixed term basis. Typical working days will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and half day on a Friday. Typical starting time will be 06:30 am with flexibility on finish times.


Essential experience of the Welcome Partner


  • Experienced in creating and presenting training/workshops to large groups 
  • Understanding of a professional business induction experience e.g., HR/ recruitment experience 
  • Personable with the ability to communicate at all levels and manage key stakeholders involved in the process (such as line managers/ HR / Resourcing) 
  • Welcoming persona, as one of the first people new starters will meet when joining Babcock


Qualifications for the Welcome Partner


We value difference and don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and/or willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.


Security Clearance


The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) security clearance for this role.

What we offer 


  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Babcock International 


For over a century Babcock  has 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. 


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. 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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