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 2020. 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 aerial emergency services and military aviation, we save lives, protect communities and support national defence.
In the civil sector, our highly trained pilots and medical staff provide aerial emergency medical services, aerial search and rescue operations and aerial firefighting missions, supported by our in-house engineering teams and operational control centres.
In the defence sector, our skilled engineers, ground support staff and training instructors deliver world-class military flying training, air station support and integrated engineering services to armies, navies and air forces in Europe.
Our proven expertise and unwavering focus on safe and efficient delivery mean we are a trusted name in a complex world.
All graduates in Aviation relocate every six months, so you need to be ready and willing to move throughout your programme.APPLY NOW
LANDLearn more and apply
The Land sector generates revenue in excess of £1.6bn and employs close to 11,000 skilled personnel around the globe. Together, we provide vital support for civil and military customers’ large-scale fleets of vehicles 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.
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.APPLY NOW
MARINE – BRISTOL OR LEICESTERLearn more and apply
Our Defence Systems Technology (DST) business, based out of Bristol, forms a critical part of Babcock’s Marine organisation. Working across a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, our 1,500 strong team operate from a number of sites across the UK and internationally ensuring our global customer portfolio is always supported.
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.
Your home base will be Bristol or 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.APPLY NOW
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 £29k - £31k 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).
In addition to the above requirements, the graduate programmes in our Aviation sector span across a number of UK and international contracts, therefore, multilingual skills and international experience are hugely valuable to us. Alongside our UK-based graduates, we are actively looking for candidates that are flexible and willing to undertake international placements and use their existing language skills to add value to our sector. Being able to work with and amongst different cultures and backgrounds is vitally important within our organisation, so please ensure that any language or international experience is highlighted within your CV and application form.
* Depending on location, role and qualifications.