PROJECT ENGINEERING MANAGER
Would you like to manage the day-to-day T26 training development and delivery activities to cost quality and time and in accordance with the project schedule while working closely with the Technical Authorities and the Customer? We currently have a new vacancy for a Project Engineering Manager at our site in Broad Oak.
As a Project Engineering Manager, you will be supporting the Project Manager in the delivery of training products including training needs analysis, instructional design and media specifications through the efficient employment and tasking of project analysts, instructional designers and engineers.
You will proactively manage a multi-disciplinary team of training specialists and engineers undertaking activities in accordance with BAE Systems processes to deliver the contracted deliverables against the agreed schedule, including the conduct of performance reviews and co-ordination of personnel learning and development.
Your main responsibilities as a Project Engineering Manager will involve:
Managing the day-to-day T26 training development and delivery activities to cost quality and time and in accordance with the project schedule while working closely with the Technical Authorities (P&TS and Naval Services)
Ensuring compliance with the BAE Systems' engineering policies and processes
Providing accurate estimating, forecasting, tracking and status / progress reporting of engineering developments to Training Services Group (TSG) management and wider Product and Training Services (P&TS) business.
Your skills and qualifications:
Ability to manage a multi-disciplinary team of training specialists and engineers undertaking activities in accordance with BAE Systems' processes
An undertanding of maritime training domain, including the Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT) and associated information technology infrastructures
Have a sound knowledge and experience of BAE Systems' Governance and Lifecycle Management approach and processes
Have experience in the successful application of BAE Systems' engineering policies and processes
Ability to use judgment based on the analysis of factual information provided by the team and other stakeholders to derive solutions to problems and provide team direction
Successful completion of the Maritime Services SDA/PEM programme would be advantageous.
Degree or equivalent in an Engineering discipline
Chartered Engineer or working towards it.
What we're looking for in you:
You will provide experience of successfully managing an engineering team comprised of technical specialists within Defence or the wider Defence Industry sector. You will have a sound knowledge of BAE Systems' Governance and Lifecycle Management approach and processes. You will have proven ability to manage development and delivery activities to cost quality and be able to report on the activities to the Training Services Group (TSG) management and wider Product and Training Services (P&TS) business.
Location: Broad Oak
Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
BAE Systems Maritime
Our Maritime Sector encompasses three lines of business; Submarines, Naval Ships and Maritime Services. We design and manufacture complex naval ships and submarines, as well as their state of the art combat systems and equipment. We also offer an array of associated services, including training solutions, maintenance and modernisation programmes to support ships and equipment in service around the world and the management of supporting infrastructure.
We employ a diverse range of people with the unique expertise to design, integrate and support platforms and systems; all focussed on understanding our customers' evolving needs, meeting their expectations and delivering on commitments made to them, wherever they are in the world.
We have significant growth opportunities across our three dynamic businesses with exciting transformation programmes running right through the next decade; strengthening our competitive advantage and developing our business as an employer of choice for our current and future employees.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.