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Wareham, GB, BH20 6JD

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:  Supervisor
Location:  Bovington, UK – On Site
Compensation:  Competitive + benefits
Role Type:  Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF 49069

Be part of progress

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 Supervisor at Bovington.
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.


Defence Equipment
The Supervisor role is based within our Defence Equipment business area.


Defence equipment stores, maintains, repairs and overhauls military vehicles and equipment so the UK army is able to train and deploy in a moment. As well as supporting vehicles that are already in service, the team carries out vehicle assembly integration and tests new vehicles.


The role
The difference our new Supervisor will make
As a Supervisor, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll provide first line management capability for our operational organisation. Ensuring the delivery teams have the people, tools and processes they need to safely deliver outputs against the plan(s).


Day to day, you’ll lead recruitment activities for roles in team e.g. ATR submissions, conducting interviews, ordering equipment/assets, completing new starter / induction processes, lead exit activities for team members, conducting exit interviews, equipment/asset collection/return and completing leaver processes. 


You will also conduct line manager activities in grievance and disciplinary procedures in line with policy, conducting investigations, lead hearings, first level outcome/decision maker. 


You’ll manage employee welfare providing information and support, hearing and addressing concerns and escalating where appropriate You’ll manage performance of team members in line with policies, conducting informal reviews, objective setting, PDR processes. 
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. 


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. 

Essential experience
•    Previous leadership experience 
•    Full UK license – essential 
•    Competent with Microsoft 
•    ERP experience 
•    Managing Health and safety 
•    Currently hold or have the ability to obtain SC security clearance
•    Lean , 5S knowledge
•    Customer engagement experience 


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, with life assurance
•    Free Parking onsite
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    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.


Closing date: 02 February 2023


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