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Technical Manager


Telford, GB, TF2 8JT

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:             Technical Manager  
Location:             Donnington, Telford + working from home options 
Compensation:   £35,587 with Pay Award Pending
Role Type:           Full time /  52 Weeks Fixed-Term Contract 
Role ID:               SF51906


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 Technical Manager at our Donnington site.


The role
As a Technical Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll oversee the management of the complex platforms and work closely with the customer, suppliers and procurement functions.


Day to day, you’ll be responsible for the technical compliance for Procurement, liaise with customers and suppliers for products, understand customer requirements and advise on cost saving through products along with being the first point of contact for any material issues and complaint investigation.


  • Interact with the Customer and Suppliers to resolve technical issues identified before and during the manufacture/sourcing of product
  • Communicate with the Customer and internal teams to enable the alternate part sourcing procedure
  • Offer technical support the Strategic Sourcing team to define relevant product categories for procurement activities
  • Ensure that the Technical Queries and Concession are recorded and progressed in a timely and effective manner 


This is a full-time fixed term contract for 52 weeks, based at our Donnington site with working from home options. 


Experience of the Technical Manager:

  • Sufficient Supply Chain experience (Defence) 
  • Procurement background 


Qualifications for the Technical Manager:

  • HNC Qualified or hold an Engineering qualification


The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up, 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 130 years Babcock International 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. 

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.


Closing date: 13/10/2023


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