Performance Reporting Project Assistant

Job Description

Job Title: Performance Reporting Project Assistant

SF 26271

Location: Bristol

Role Description

Working as part of our Defence Systems Technology (DST) business we're looking for a Performance Reporting Project Assistant to join us in our Bristol office. DST 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.

The Marine System Support Partner (MSSP) contract involves supporting to Marine Engineering systems and equipment onboard Type 45 Destroyers and Queen Elizabeth Class Carriers Naval Platforms.

As part of this support, Babcock has been engaged to identify and propose remedial activities that are focussed on an objective of improving integrated system reliability. This activity is centred on the development of a suite of Master Equipment Briefing Sheets (MEBS) which highlight issues that are driving low reliability, and identify associated improvement action plans.

As a MSSP Performance Reporting Project Assistant, you will act as the sole focal point for the MEBS tasking. You will be liaising with the customer regarding progress of delivery and with internal stakeholders to ensure delivery in accordance with the schedule (maintaining drumbeat of refreshes).

You will also be organising and arranging of collective stakeholder engagements (when and if required), ensuring maintenance and updating of the schedule, collating reports and Monitoring and chasing addressees for updates of their action(s). This will involve liaison with members of Babcock team together with customer, supplier and other stakeholders to progress actions as required.

Other responsibilities will include;

  • Quality - ensure 'Gold Standard' level is achieved with every refresh and new MEBS which may have been introduced. Consistent standard of narrative/comments made
  • Coaching / articulation of requirement to new members of the team who have been assigned to MEBS input
  • Potential attendance at future MoD MEBS related forums

What do I need to do the role?

To be successful within your role, you will work well as part of a team and have a collaborative approach to problem solving. You will also be proactive and self-motivated, possess the ability to communicate clearly and professionally and to interact with all levels of management and have a strong delivery focus, including an ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Desirable knowledge / skills:

  • Engineering/Technical background and/or Supply Chain knowledge and experience

What else do I need to know?

We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Some UK travel will be expected as part of this role.


Bristol is a vibrant city in south west England with a wide range of attractions, landmarks, events and shopping. It has excellent transport links and is only 1.5 hours from London by train.

About Babcock

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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Closing Date: 22/11/2019