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Associate Project Manager


Wareham, Bournemouth, GB, BH20 6JD

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:               Associate Project Manager
Location:              Wareham, Dorset + Hybrid Working Arrangements 
Compensation:    £37,366 + Benefits
Role Type:            Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                SF58308


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Associate Project Manager at our Bovington site.


The role
As an Associate Project Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You have the opportunity be part of a highly skilled and dynamic Project Management team, jointly responsible for the output of Military equipment to a high standard, working with our Army partners as well as internal functions. You will need to be open minded, have an eye for detail and be forward thinking, seeking opportunities for improvement for yourself, those around you and the wider Projects and Programmes. Always taking the safety of the entire team into consideration.


Day-to-day, you’ll manage the day-to-day elements of the project(s) and must be competent in managing key aspects of a project i.e., safety, scope, schedule, finance, risk, quality and resources to achieve a project’s agreed objectives. Projects can include elements within MRO-4, Contract Change Notices (CCNs), complex land tasks or change initiatives. You'll support the business by delivering key project management functions in support of the overall project delivery, enabling the business to deliver the output.


  • Deliver key project management functions in support of the Project Manager and overall project delivery.
  • Project reporting – Excel, PowerPoint
  • Work with and alongside the Integrated Project Team (IPT) to assist in delivering projects safely and to time, cost and quality


This role is full time, 37 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with 4 days in the office/onsite and 1 day working from home and is based at Bovington. 

Essential experience of the Associate Project Manager:

  • Communication with Key Stake Holders on Key project. Escalating issues and reporting down.
  • Prior involvement in project management with demonstrable ability to apply the core project management techniques
  • Excellent planning, co-ordination and organisation skills
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and


Qualifications for the Associate Project Manager:

  • Completed project management methodology qualification (e.g. APM, PRINCE2) or willing to work towards within 12 months


Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.


Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


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.


Closing date: 16/07/2024

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