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 business areas, internationally. 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 search and rescue flights, emergency operations and support to 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. Our global oil and gas customers also trust us to deliver critical and bespoke crew-change services to operational platforms.

 

Our proven expertise and unwavering focus on safe and efficient delivery mean we are a trusted name in defence and civilian aerospace.

 

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 span of the nuclear lifecycle. Our work ranges from design and build and working-life extensions of existing nuclear plant to the safe decommissioning and remediation of legacy sites. Whether on our own, or with one of our partners, we apply proven experience and trusted expertise to deliver complex solutions. 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’ll probably call Manchester home, but you could also work from Bristol, Leicester and client sites (including nuclear power stations, or Sellafield in Cumbria). The programme requires graduates to be mobile in order to experience placements across multiple locations.

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LANDLearn more and apply

The Land sector generates revenue of £1.6bn and employs over 12,000 skilled personnel around the globe. Together, we provide critical 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).

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.

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

* Depending on location, role and qualifications.