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Company Profile - Babcock International Group Plc

Overview

From Scotland to south-west England, we have graduate opportunities right across the UK.


How to define what we do? In short, we’re a leading engineering support services company, providing vital behind-the-scenes support for many major governmental and nationally regulated activities. But that hardly hints at the sheer scale of it.

Operating across the
UK and around the world, we keep jets in the air and ships and submarines seaworthy. We keep the country’s rail network on-track, help to deliver the power to your doorstep, keep your mobile phone connected and when you fly, help ensure your baggage flies with you.

In fact, there’s hardly a part of everyday life in which we’re not involved. So wherever your technical or business talents lie, we can offer you the breadth of opportunity, professional training and practical experience to make the most of them.

There are some 17,000 of us, working across the seven divisions of the company. Together we offer an environment for career development and specialisation in which talented people need never stop learning and growing. Every year, each division recruits a select number of graduates who will become our next generation of technical and business professionals.

Who are we?

Who’s making reclaim more reliable?

Babcock Airports is a leading provider of through-life integrated solutions to airport baggage handling and management requirements.

 

Who helps keeps the Air Force airborne?

Babcock Defence Services are an established professional support services and training company. They build, maintain and support some of the MoD’s most strategically important assets.

 

Who’s keeping our defence bases operational?

Babcock Infrastructure Services is the largest provider of estate management services to the MoD. We are also involved in joint-venture partnerships to modernise single living accommodation for the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force. Our expertise extends to asset management of over 15,000 properties in the public and private sectors.

 

Who keeps the networks working?

Babcock Networks is a specialist service provider to the communications, power transmission, utilities and property sectors, both in the UK and internationally. We provide full end-to-end network services to the UK’s major network owners and operators.


Who helps keep the rail network on-track?

Babcock Rail is a major player in the UK rail infrastructure market delivering track renewals worls, signalling and control systems and rail power solutions. We are the largest track renewals contractor in the country delivering high output and conventional track renewals works for key customer, Network Rail.

 

Who’s building the next generation of aircraft carriers?

Babcock Marine provide every aspect of engineering and support services to both the UK military and specialised commercial sectors - from submarine and warship maintenance, to naval base operations, defence systems and new aircraft carriers.

 

Who’s tackling today’s vital energy issues?

BNS Nuclear Services was created when two of the most prominent companies in Britain’s nuclear energy industry – ALSTEC Ltd and INS Innovations Ltd – joined forces. Our combined strengths are set to establish us as a major engineering and site services contractor fully equipped to handle the large project and services opportunities created by the modern UK market for nuclear energy.

 

Training and Development

Your long-term training and development prospects are as important to us as they are to you. The better we support, train and develop you, the more you grow and contribute to our success. While we are committed to tailoring our training around your individual needs, we maintain common standards of excellence across five key areas:

Support and Direction

You can expect to benefit from a regular mentor/programme manager who you can turn to for advice and guidance on every aspect of your personal and professional development. Expect also to benefit from a regular and thorough appraisal programme.

Accreditation and Recognised Professional Qualifications

We will give you every encouragement in working towards recognised professional qualifications and meeting specified industry standards and competence in your chosen field.

Structured Placements and Appointments

You will work in different business areas, in order to gain the broadest insight into our organisation, which will support the development of your expertise and knowledge.

Leadership and Management Training

Post-training, you will still have the opportunity to move around our business as your needs evolve. Furthermore, our structured programme of leadership and management development offers you the opportunity to help meet our constant demand for effective management.

Divisional Development

All graduates participate in a two-year training and development programme.

What we look for

Babcock have a number of exciting graduate opportunities in both commercial and engineering roles. Please see below for more information on who we are looking for:

Commercial Roles – you should be studying Business, Commercial, Operational Management, Management, Economics, Marketing, Human Resources, Finance or a similar degree. 

Engineering Roles – opportunities available for those studying Engineering (general), Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Civil Engineering, Marine Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Naval Architecture, Project Management, Material Sciences, Aerodynamics and Physics

Grade requirements vary according to role, please visit www.babcock.co.uk/graduates for more information.

What we offer

Pay

Our competitive salaries reflect both the market conditions in the location in which you’re based and the levels of skills and experience we need to remain at the forefront of our industry.

Pensions

All Babcock employees are eligible to join a contributory pension scheme.

Babcock Approved Employee Share Ownership Plan

Administered by Capita Share Plan Services, our Sharesave Scheme allows eligible Babcock employees to buy shares in Babcock International Group (PLC) in a way intended to secure favourable tax treatment.

Supplementary Reward

At a senior level, individual contributions are recognised and rewarded through discretionary performance-related pay and bonuses.

Paid subscription fees

Graduates will have their professional institution subscription fees paid.

Relocation assistance

Relocation assistance may be paid where appropriate and agreed.

Time off and time out

We offer competitive levels of annual leave entitlements and maternity/paternity leave allowances. In addition, employees are encouraged to step outside of work boundaries to participate in other areas of interest such as social responsibility projects (i.e. The Princes Trust, The Smallpeice Trust and Rotary Youth Leadership Award).

How to apply

See our vacancies on the right of this page and follow the apply now link to apply.

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