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Senior Business Manager (New Build)


Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ Reading, GB, RG14 2PZ Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ Warrington, GB, WA3 6YD Leicester, GB, LE3 1UF

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Senior Business Manager (New Build) 
Location flexible, main offices are Bristol, Newbury, Warrington, Leicester


Be the change


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 Senior Business Manager to lead a key area of growth in our exciting Clean Energy business within Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group.
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


Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.


The role


The difference our new Senior Business Manager will make


As a Senior Business Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. We are looking for someone who wants to collaborate with us on this challenging and rewarding journey to Net Zero and make a positive impact on our business, the sector and society.


Day to day, you’ll provide leadership and guidance to your team, supporting career development, our ambitious diversity targets and championing our Babcock Principles.


You will be responsible for growing and managing a portfolio of projects and services in support of the UK’s first new nuclear power stations in a generation, Hinkley Point C and Sizewell C in Suffolk.


As the Senior Business Manager, you’ll develop a business strategy, own and deliver against that plan and manage the associated risks and opportunities in delivering to this plan. You’ll be able to harness the broad capability across Babcock International Group to maximise value for our customers.


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


•    You will bring your significant experience gained in engineering project delivery, potentially from nuclear or an adjacent sector perhaps defence, renewables, oil & gas or similar.
•    You will be highly motivated, customer and delivery focussed individual with exceptional leadership and management skills. 


What we offer


Generous benefits including:


•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus 8 bank holidays. You also have the option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 7.5% of salary, with life assurance
•    Loyalty Recognition 
•    Profession membership subscriptions – Subscription fees for one relevant professional institute per person per annum.    
•    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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