Business Manager

Posting Date: 15 September 2020

Location: Whitehaven, GB, CA24 3HZ

Company: Cavendish-Nuclear

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Business Delivery Manager
Cavendish Nuclear
Location: Whitehaven


Cavendish Nuclear – people who innovate to deliver nuclear services safer, faster and at lower cost.


As a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, we are trusted to deliver the highest standards of safety, quality, security and environmental protection for our customers. Our business is supported by the three cornerstones of safety, people and performance – zero harm, one inclusive culture and 100% delivery on our promises.


Here at Cavendish Nuclear we are looking to appoint a Business Delivery Manager, who will lead, manage and develop opportunities to ensure profitable delivery within the Sellafield Business Unit.


The role will be responsible for the operational management of a high performing Business Unit to ensure the achievement of planned revenue growth, operational and strategic financial objectives.


This involves controlling a unit consisting of multiple teams such that resources are deployed and fully utilised to meet weekly, monthly and quarterly schedules and plans at the required time, quality and cost consistent with Business Unit requirements.

What do I need to do the role?


We would like you know the Cumbrian Nuclear industry well and be able to bring along wealth of connections to assist in developing new relationships for Cavendish Nuclear.


We would also like you to hold all or some of the following:

• Qualification in relevant technical / project management discipline
• Experience of successful delivery of multiple complex contracts – large and small
• Sound financial understanding - previous P&L responsibility
• Negotiation, communication and influencing skills.
• Sound commercial awareness and customer service skills.
• Relevant UK Nuclear industry experience

What else do I need to know?
All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.

We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview

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About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


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We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our career website for more information.

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