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Global Technology Director

Flexible, UK + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Competitive + Benefits
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

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At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a  Global Technology Director.

The role
As a Global Technology Director, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. The scope of the Global Technology Director role is to lead the Babcock International Group (BIG) Technology Programme for the purpose of; Protecting the current business against the impact of disruptive technologies, improving our offerings to customers in our current markets, accessing new markets to grow the business and improving business operations.

Day-to-day, you’ll manage and coordinate a seed corn funding program for the investigation of new technologies. Engaging with the Strategy and Future business team to; Provide advice on the impact of technology strategy and future opportunities and understand the strategy and future direction / opportunity pipeline in order to help focus technology activities.

 Further responsibilities include:

  • Engagement with the DRC and Sector Engineering Directors, Technology Directors and Domain Engineering Managers to understand what technologies could help improve the products and services that Babcock is contracted to deliver
  • Engage with the relevant business units across the global Babcock business as required to facilitate the transfer of knowledge and technology between DRCs and Sectors
  • Support the Global Engineering Integrity Director in providing technical governance and assurance across all activities that involve advanced technologies
  • Support the Global Engineering Capability Director in identifying engineering capability requirements for the introduction of new technologies

This role is full time, 37.5 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements

Essential experience of the Global Technology Director:

  • Significant experience in managing engineering teams and technical delivery
  • Significant experience in delivering engineering services for commercial purposes
  • Significant experience in Defence Engineering and global organisations
  • Significant Experience in technology development and integration

Qualifications for the Global Technology Director:

  • Degree in appropriate engineering discipline 
  • Chartered Engineer, with Full Membership of appropriate institutions.

Security Clearance

The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role in accordance with the home country rules and regulations.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship.

What we offer 

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Car allowance
  • Bonus 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International 
For over a century Babcock  has helped to defend nations, protectprotect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working – please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 14/06/2024




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Babcock is the home of epic engineering. We’re a FTSE 100 company and the UK's leading engineering support services organisation, with revenue of circa £4.5bn in 2015. We take care of all kinds of massive, complex projects. Projects that enable the world’s biggest companies and governments to provide the important services we all rely on in our day-to-day lives. Our reputation for exceeding expectations has seen our order book grow to £20bn and our service offering expand into the US, the Middle East, Australia, South Africa and Brazil, to name only a few.

Epic projects need a lot of people. We’re circa 34,000-strong, and can offer clients a depth and breadth of expertise that’s hard to equal anywhere in the world. Together we deliver complex, critical support, ensuring vital assets are always working as they should. We build, we manage, we operate, we train and we maintain. And because we do, people around the world are safer, warmer, better connected, and better served.

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