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Commercial Managers (Construction / Quantity Surveying)


Warrington, GB, WA4 6HL Leicester, GB, LE3 1UF Devonport, Plymouth, GB, PL2 2BG Faslane, Coulport, Clyde, Glas, GB, G84 8HL Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD Devonport, Plymouth, GB, PL1 4SG Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ Warrington, GB, WA3 6YD Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ Bristol, GB, BS16 1FJ Portsmouth, GB, PO6 3EN

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:               Commercial Managers (Construction / Quantity Surveying)
Location:               United Kingdom – Hybrid – Working from home options available
Compensation:     Competitive Salaries + Excellent Benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                 SF 46921

Creating Change Together


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part at one of our many sites across the UK, including: Bristol, Plymouth, Warrington, Leicester, Portsmouth and various sites in Central Scotland.


Due to continuous growth, we are looking for multiple Commercial Managers at various levels such as:


•    Commercial Manager
•    Contracts Manager
•    Bid Commercial Manager
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.


The role


The difference our new Commercial Managers will make:
As one of our Commercial Managers, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll be responsible for the commercial management of relevant contracts addressing all associated commercial matters in accordance with best practice methodology.


Day to day, you can expect to provide commercial leadership and guidance to contracts/project(s)/bids as required and set the overall direction of the Commercial staff; whilst developing key external commercial customer relationships.


You could play a key role in the delivery of a range of critical projects across our various business sectors, supporting key customers in industries which include defence, marine, civil nuclear, emergency services and private sector training. 


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. These roles can be delivered from multiple sites, across the UK, alongside home working arrangements.

Essential experience


•    Ideally, educated to degree level with a Law degree or Quantity Surveyor qualification, or equivalent qualification or relevant experience.
•    Demonstratable knowledge of working to NEC3 or NEC4 and bidding.
•    Evidence of developing and sustaining positive working relationships including the ability to negotiate and to influence customer commercial strategy.
•    Experience in providing commercial specialist input into bids and contracts.
•    Proven success in commercially managing large-scale projects and complex change initiatives using appropriate methodologies.


What we offer


Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
•    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.




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