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 Human Resources programme for Autumn 2018. Experience placements across our UK business and in some of our business areas, internationally. That’s why we ask all our graduates to be flexible and willing to move during their programme.
MARINE – PLYMOUTHLearn more and apply
As part of our Marine sector, our 5,500 strong business based out of Plymouth and Bristol (Keynsham) is a strategic partner to the MOD and the Royal Navy. We undertake 100% of submarine refits as well as 75% of UK surface fleet refits and 50% of fleet maintenance work. Half of the Royal Navy surface fleet is base-ported in Devonport, Plymouth including Type 23 frigates, the Amphibious Assault fleet and their hydrographic vessels.
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 Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth, 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
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.
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
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.
All graduates in Aviation relocate every six to twelve months, so you need to be ready and willing to move throughout your programme.APPLY NOW
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
This is a wide-ranging programme. You’ll learn about everything from recruitment and selection, employment law and employee relations to bids, management information and project management. You’ll see how we work closely with the business to create the strategies that find and retain the best people and develop the skills our business needs. Project by project, you’ll learn how to support different disciplines in different parts of our business.
WHAT YOU’LL GET OUT OF IT
Once you have sight of the big picture, you’ll have a much better idea of what you want to do with your career. We can help you figure that out and provide you with all the support you need to achieve professional status, such as with the CIPD. And while you work towards that, you’ll enjoy a competitive starting salary of £28K - £30K.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
You’ll need a 2:2 (Hons) degree in Business Management, Law or another relevant subject. You’ll also need to satisfy the MOD’s security requirements (and may need to complete a medical assessment).
* Depending on location, role and qualifications.