WHERE YOU CAN JOIN US

See the list below to find out more about the areas of our business that are offering places on our Business Operations Management programme for Autumn 2019. You can experience placements across our UK business, as well as some of our international business areas. That’s why we ask all our graduates to be flexible and willing to move during their programme.

AVIATION Learn more and apply

Babcock delivers critical and vital aviation services in 14 countries across the world. Every day, lives, livelihoods, safety and security depend on the operations we fly and enable. With a long and proud history in providing aerial emergency services and supporting defence aviation, we deliver over 200,000 flying hours each year – providing lifesaving emergency medical operations, search and rescue flights, and support to every aspect of military air power.

 

We operate at the heart of UK military flying training and deliver bespoke integrated aviation services. We now also work alongside the French Air Force, with an 11-year contract delivering military flying training programmes. With the second largest aircraft fleet in Europe, we are one of the leading suppliers of aerial emergency services. Our proven expertise and unwavering focus on safe and efficient delivery mean we are a trusted name in a complex world.

 

OUR LOCATIONS

All graduates in Aviation relocate every six to twelve months, so you need to be ready and willing to move throughout your programme.

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CAVENDISH NUCLEARLearn more and apply

Cavendish Nuclear is the UK’s leading nuclear services company, with ambitious plans for growth at home and abroad. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, delivering complex projects across the nuclear lifecycle. Our work  includes supporting delivery of new build nuclear power plants, extending the working-life of existing nuclear plants and safely decommissioning legacy sites. Whether on our own, or with one of our partners, we apply proven experience and trusted expertise to deliver complex programmes safer, faster, at lower cost. We’re looking for graduates with a wide range of qualities, including high technical skills, good interpersonal skills and a willingness to learn and adapt to new circumstances.

 

OUR LOCATIONS

 

You could be based in a number of locations, so you will need to be ready and willing to move throughout your programme. You’ll probably call Warrington, Bristol, Leicester, Newbury or Manchester home, but you could also work from client sites (including nuclear power stations, or Sellafield in Cumbria and Dounreay in Scotland).

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LANDLearn more and apply

The Land sector generates revenue of in excess of £1.8bn and employs close to 12,000 skilled personnel around the globe. Together, we provide vital support for civil and military customers’ large-scale fleets of vehicle and equipment; and we deliver high quality technical training to upskill our clients’ workforce. We operate in challenging, and often highly regulated environments, providing engineering services that are critical, complex and often bespoke. Our graduates have the opportunity to work across multiple industries in the sector, gaining valuable insight into how we help different customers to overcome their particular challenges.

 

OUR LOCATIONS

 

Whilst we have locations throughout the UK, graduates tend to be based in our Greater London, Midlands or Scottish locations, though you will need to be ready and willing to move to other sites throughout your programme.

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MARINE – BRISTOL OR LEICESTERLearn more and apply

As part of the Marine sector, our 1,200-strong Defence Systems Technology business based out of Bristol/Leicester, works on a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects with a number of key clients domestically and internationally. To make the most of the opportunities Marine has to offer, you’ll need to have great technical skills along with the drive and aspiration to develop your career. Our graduates will have the opportunity to use their knowledge from either their engineering or business degrees to help us deliver our world-class programmes, develop new technologies and offer end-to-end solutions for our vast range of customers.

 

Your development programme will have a strong focus on undertaking a number of different placements which will be agreed in line with evolving business requirements and provide you with a high level of on-the-job training. You will also be given the fantastic opportunity to network and knowledge share your experiences through our modular two-year Marine sector graduate development programme. Through these experiences you will come to understand the pivotal role you will play in our future success, how we function as an organisation, our internal culture, the importance of our customers and the wider business environment.

 

OUR LOCATIONS

 

Your home base will be Bristol/Leicester, but some of your placements may be at other Marine sector locations. As many of our programmes are available at more than one location you will have the opportunity, at the end of the online application form, to select a second and/or third choice location that you would want your application to be considered for.

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MARINE - ROSYTHLearn more and apply

Babcock is a provider of critical engineering services that are integral to our customers’ operations. Our technology, willingness to innovate and track record of improving efficiency provide us with a unique market position. At our Rosyth site, we are specialists in the design and engineering of complex marine platforms, as well as being the lead contractor for the UK Submarine Dismantling Programme and world leaders in the development and supply of Gas Systems. The site – ideally located for access to the North Sea – provides extensive docking and refitting services, and is one of the largest waterside manufacturing facilities in the UK. 

 

Babcock is one of two suppliers of complex Missile Tube Assemblies (MTA) for the UK Dreadnought and US Columbia Submarine programmes. We have a proven reputation for the successful delivery of large-scale and complex projects, including the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers – the largest and most powerful vessels ever built for the UK Royal Navy. HMS Queen Elizabeth left the Rosyth site for sea trials in June 2017, and HMS Prince of Wales will follow suit in 2019. Babcock is in contract with Eastern Shipbuilding Group, based in Panama City, Florida, for delivery of the detail design of the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) for the United States Coast Guard (USCG). The Babcock scope includes provision of all construction drawings, electrical power distribution design and auxiliary system design.

 

To make the most of the opportunities Marine has to offer, you’ll need to have great technical skills along with the drive and aspiration to develop your career. Our graduates will have the opportunity to use their knowledge from either their engineering or business degrees to help us deliver our world-class programmes, develop new technologies and offer end-to-end solutions for our vast range of customers.

 

Your development programme will have a strong focus on undertaking a number of different placements which will be agreed in line with evolving business requirements and provide you with a high level of on-the-job training. You will also be given the fantastic opportunity to network and knowledge share your experiences through our modular two-year Marine sector graduate development programme. Through these experiences you will come to understand the pivotal role you will play in our future success, how we function as an organisation, our internal culture, the importance of our customers and the wider business environment. 

 

OUR LOCATIONS

 

Your home base will be Rosyth Dockyard, but some of your placements may be at other Marine sector locations. As many of our programmes are available at more than one location you will have the opportunity, at the end of the online application form, to select a second and/or third choice location that you would want your application to be considered for. 

 

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WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

The possibilities are many and varied. You might be spotting strategic opportunities for a diverse range of customers to save money. Equally, you might be managing product or service development projects, or helping us land our next multi-million pound contract. What’s not in doubt is that you’ll be a key team member on every placement and have ownership of critical tasks.

 

WHAT YOU’LL GET OUT OF IT

It’s hard to beat the variety of management opportunities and business experiences you’ll get on this programme. Hands-on experience like this will help you really figure out where you want to take your career. Along the way, you’ll enjoy a competitive starting salary of £28k - £30k and our full support to get accredited with a professional institution.

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

A 2:2 (Hons) degree in a business-related subject is needed. You’ll also need to satisfy the MOD’s security requirements (and may need to complete a medical assessment).

Competitive Starting Salary £28K- £30K
£28K- £30K

* Depending on location, role and qualifications.