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Engineering Manager


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

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Engineering Manager

Location:              Base location either Warrington, Cumbria, Bristol, Newbury or Leicester + Hybrid

Compensation:    £65,000 - £75,000 + potential for car allowance, bonus and healthcare

Role Type:           Full time / Permanent

Role ID:               SF52117


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 Engineering Manager.


The role

As an Engineering Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This role sits within our Cavendish Nuclear business, from decommissioning redundant nuclear facilities, through supporting the Continuous at Sea Deterrent, to supporting the operation and build of nuclear power plants, our role in Cavendish Nuclear is to clean up the nuclear legacy and create a world where nuclear plays a key contribution in protecting our nation, ensuring security of energy supply and meeting our net zero commitments.


Day to day, you’ll lead the planning and management of multi discipline projects involving the coordination and integration of multi discipline tasks. This role leads the engineering team to deliver technical solutions to budget, targets, and estimating the engineering scope for Projects from concept design to full Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC). 


  • Effective management of multi discipline teams to ensure timely & efficient delivery of engineering work to meet customer agreed scope.
  • Promote effective co-operation across Engineering and other functional teams.
  • Ensure effective management of the customer, including liaison and relationship development with existing and new customers,to aid the development of business, resolution of technical and delivery issues, and such that the customer is fully briefed and informed of progress.
  • Technical management of the engineering output to ensure delivery of technical solutions in line with agreed technical scope.
  • Ensure application of highest standards for health and safety in immediate area of responsibility and ensure all team members across engineering co-operate with respect tocompany standards about matters on health, safety and environment, ethics and behaviours.
  • Manage resource demands and development of capability skills to match needs of future workload and coach and mentor members of the team.
  • Ensure project and technical audits and review are planned & executed in order to impart learning and experience as appropriate and in line with agreed standards.
  • Maintain knowledge of Industry best practice, promote a culture of Engineering best practice and provide leadership and assist in driving cultural development and change.


Essential experience of the Engineering Manager:

  • Demonstrable management experience, including experience in managing multi discipline teams to deliver analysis activities on a range of project types
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines


The role is on a full time, permanent basis (37 hours per week) and includes hybrid / flexible working.


Qualifications for the Engineering Manager:

  • Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline with significant demonstrable experience


The successful candidate must be able to achieve base line security clearance level for this role.


Our Benefits

  • 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 130 years Babcock International 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. 
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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