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Business Support Manager - 1 year FTC

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Walsall

Business Support Manager – 12 month FTC
Walsall, West Midlands, GB, WS2 8LD
Remote working is available with travel to Walsall
Babcock Vehicle Engineering
Competitive salary
Salary range is indicative and automatically generated by LinkedIn from estimated data


About the role


Here at Babcock International, we are a market leading vehicle conversion specialist and manufacturer of armoured products. We have an excellent reputation for supplying customised products to the emergency services, civil service, military and other security focused organisations – based in the UK and overseas. 


We work closely with our customers across a broad range of sectors to develop new and existing vehicle conversions. As technology advances or the intended role of the vehicle changes, we upgrade and commission the vehicle to the new specified level.


We are looking to recruit a Business Support Manager to work in partnership with the Director and their leadership team to support operational delivery across the business area. This role is unique as it sits across the business and will therefore be involved in customer engagement, H&S, financial performance, transformation, KPI performance, reporting and other areas of operational importance. There will also be the requirement to project manage specific customer or business deliverables.


Major tasks and activities:

  • Support in the compilation and creation of the governance packs associated with the delivery of the BU
  • Work with the work stream leads to deliver the foundation programme within the business unit assuming responsibility for the delivery of certain action areas
  • Take responsibility for executing some contractual elements for customers e.g. exit plans, BCP, reporting
  • Act as the IAO for the business area
  • Work with the business area to ensure that the H&S improvement plan is delivered to time and quality


What do I need to do the role?


You will need project management experience and experience in driving delivery through a matrix team environment.


What else do I need to know?


You will work 37.5 hours per week and this can be in Walsall or on a remote basis with 1 day a week in Walsall (to business needs). You must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.


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 are 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 will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Application Guidance


All applications should be made online using PC, Laptop or Mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please visit our careers site. 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 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.
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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.



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