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Systems Integration Manager


Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                    Systems Integration Manager
Location:                    Rosyth, Scotland, UK – Onsite
Compensation:          Competitive Salary + benefits
Role Type:                  Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                       SF44408


The difference is you


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 Systems Integration Manager at our Rosyth 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.


Marine Engineering & Systems – Type 31


The Systems Integration Manager role is based within our Marine Engineering & Systems.


Marine Engineering & Systems (MES) business unit is expanding rapidly with complex, high-profile defence projects including Type 31 Frigate Design & Build Programme. Therefore, we are looking to grow our existing team, building on a well-established foundation of over 800 staff across the UK. 


The Type 31 Project will deliver 5 general purpose, global, adaptable and exportable frigates to the Royal Navy designed to undertake a range of operational tasks from maritime security, humanitarian aid and disaster relief and defence engagement to operation in a high threat environment. The Project is the pathfinder and cornerstone of the National Shipbuilding Strategy and will be delivered in an innovative manner at pace with all 5 ships to be in-service by Dec 2028.


The role


The difference our new Systems Integration Manager will make:


As a Systems Integration Manager, you will have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Being responsible for the management of the systems installation and completion into Commissioning Team in accordance with the ITR acceptance strategy and criteria.


Day-to-day, you will participate and drive the systems installation strategy, prioritising all requirements. You will be responsible for programme management of all enabling aspects to enable the delivery of the Wholeship Mission Systems installation and support the 12 week lookahead creation process to ensure all systems requirements and content are visible within the Integrated Project Schedule, while owning and maintaining all elements feeding into the Project Planning Team. 


You will be responsible for the control and integration of multi-discipline tasks and work packages required to deliver the installation. You will be the point of contact for Thales, managing all production project requirements and you will be in charge of stakeholder management, chairing daily/weekly meetings, driving completions and forecasting, taking corrective actions where required.


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. 


Essential experience


  • Relevant shipbuilding experience working in a similar service provider environment
  • Degree or significant and relevant experience
  • Knowledge of previous mission systems installations
  • Experience working within environment with energised equipment, aware of isolation and safe systems of work requirements
  • The ability to obtain Security Clearance and ITAR Clearance


What we offer


Generous benefits including:

  • Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus 8 bank holidays
  • Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary
  • 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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