Higher Level Commercial Apprenticeship Babcock International

Do you have an eye for detail and a passion for building relationships? Get ready to kickstart your career with our Commercial Apprenticeship, where you'll be at the heart of delivering business value.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 15 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,809.00

    Fully funded qualification, personal development training and opportunities, a minimum 28 days holiday allowance including bank holidays, competitive pension scheme, employee share scheme, flexible benefits including employee shopping savings portal.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    09 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000210639

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Our Commercial team forms and manages the critical relationships and contracts that underpin all the work Babcock undertakes.  

On this Higher Level apprenticeship, you'll delve into the complex coordination of multiple stakeholders, both within and across organisations. You’ll work on contract design and management, negotiating the details of the contracts, agreeing on the terms of delivery, and managing the delivery of these contracts.  

The 2-year programme involves rotations through different parts of the Commercial team, ensuring you gain a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the role.

Along the way, you’ll develop crucial skills such as: 

  • Leading and managing projects
  • Influencing
  • Communication
  • Relationship building
  • Decision making 

The training you will be getting

You'll be based onsite at HM Naval Base Devonport, learning from industry professionals and regularly assessed by our training provider.

On completion of your training programme and the End Point Assessment, you'll earn a nationally recognised apprenticeship certificate as a Level 5 Operations/Departmental Manager. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, you will move into a substantive position within the business if you prove to be the right candidate. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 subjects including English and Maths (Grade C/4 grade or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 subjects (Grade Grades A-C) Essential

Things to consider

Many of our early careers roles are subject to Security Clearance and Trade Control restrictions which mean that your place of birth, nationality, citizenship, or residency you hold may impact which roles you are eligible for. You must be able to achieve BPSS (Baseline security) and many of them require you to be eligible for Security Clearance.

About the employer

Babcock is an international defence company operating in our focus countries of the UK, Australasia, Canada, France and South Africa, with exports to additional markets with potential to become focus countries. We meet our customers’ key requirements of affordability, availability, and capability by delivering engineering, support and critical systems to defence and civil markets.

Employer

Babcock International

Address

Devonport Royal Dockyard

Devonport

Plymouth

PL1 4SG

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Training

Training provider

CITY COLLEGE PLYMOUTH

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Operations or departmental manager

Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

Once you’ve clicked ‘Apply’, you’ll be taken to our application site. Set up a candidate profile and you can apply for roles at Babcock.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Mar 2024