Business Support manager - Project Manager

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23 days ago

Babcock - Business Support Manager

Location: Chatham, Kent, GB, ME4 4UX
Land Defence

About the role

We wish to appointment a Business Support Manager who will be accountable directly to the Managing Director (MD) Holdfast Training Services Ltd (HTS) (a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) delivering a 30 year Public Private Partnership (PPP) contract with MoD for training support and training delivery).

The Manager will directly interface with the MoD client and a range of contractors. The focus for the post is to manage all business support activities for the Holdfast SPV including compliance, partnering, Information Technology, communications, and where appropriate discrete projects and work streams.

What do I need to be able to do the role?

You will need to have the ability to provide project management support and ability to deal with complex stakeholder interfaces in a suitable manner

We would also like you to have experience in all or some of these areas:

  • Experience in project management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to present at a senior level within the company, to shareholders and customers.
  • Experience of working with the MoD in a Defence environment (Desirable).

What else do I need to know?

  • Successful applicants will need enhanced DBS through the Disclosure and Barring Service and military security clearance
  • Permanent position with a competitive annual salary and benefits

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock 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.

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 two week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience then we would love to hear from you. Please get in touch with Simon James at

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