Capability Lead - Structures

  • Job Reference: SF57696
  • Date Posted: 26 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Manpower RPO - Babcock
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £49,943 to £61,003
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Capability Lead
Location: Stoke Gifford, Bristol + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: £49,943 - £61,003 DOE + Benefits Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57697

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as one of two Capability Lead roles for Submarine Structures or Naval Shock & Analysis within our Structures Team at our Bristol site.

The role
As a Capability Lead within the Structures Team, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be responsible for driving the development within the technical areas to ensure we are fit for the future.

  • Day-to-day, you'll work with our skilled team to deliver complex tasking to our key customers. You'll be responsible for development and delivery of workstreams and be recognised as a technical lead responsible for undertaking technical tasking was well as leading the capability areas.
  • Developing workstreams and supporting key customers;
  • Solving in-service structural issues and defects;
  • Developing new technical capabilities;
  • Represent the Structures Engineering Team at Customer meetings, Working Groups and Conferences; and
  • Sustainment and growth of capabilities through training.

This role is full time, 35 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with 2 days in the office/onsite and 3 days working from home.

Essential experience of the Capability Lead

  • Experienced Engineer with a marine structures background ideally with submarine specific knowledge.
  • Experience in management and delivery of technical outputs as well as coordinating and working with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Scoping and quality assurance of technical projects.
  • Experience of leading project teams to successful delivery.
  • Evidence of coaching more junior engineers.

Qualifications for the Capability Lead

  • Degree qualified in a STEM discipline (or equivalent experience)
  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer Status with the UK Engineering Council and holds full membership of a relevant engineering institute (or willingness to work towards chartership within first 6 months of employment)

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Contributory 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
  • Flexible working - we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.
  • Opportunity to work with innovative technology.
  • Potential to develop skills.

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has 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.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. 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.

Closing date: 09/07/2024