Programme Engineering Manager - IT Systems
5th August 2019
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Programme Engineering Manager
Would you like to play a leading role in delivering and supporting the military information systems & services of the future? Do you want to help ensure that our armed forces have the information intelligence advantage? We currently have a vacancy for a Programme Engineering Manager specialising in military information systems within our Defence Information business at our Christchurch site.
As a Programme Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for leading a large and diverse engineering team to sustain an existing portfolio of systems and services, to support innovation ideas and develop new products of the future. You will work closely with the Programme Project Manager and Senior System Designer to deliver our customer commitments on time and on budget. You must have the ability, aptitude and confidence to take full ownership of key engineering plans, processes, budgets and milestones as well as taking on the softer challenges of team management.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop your career and extend your knowledge in a niche and strategically important area of the business and provide you with the opportunity to work across a wide range of significant military land, air and sea platforms. If you have the drive and aptitude to work in this cutting-edge domain then we want to hear from you.
Your main responsibilities as a Programme Engineering Manager will include:
Leadership to a large diverse engineering team of greater than 60 people
Scheduling and resource management of all major aspects of the programme
Adherence to business processes and governance
Facilitate the evolution of innovation ideas
Progress reviews and onward reporting
You will manage a growing team, all with an underlying passion for technology and drive to continually learn, innovate and demonstrate their skills and abilities to all stakeholders. You will have a track record as an engineering management that has been underpinned with practical hands on experience. You should have qualifications, skills or experience covering:
Degree or equivalent in relevant engineering discipline
Project delivery methodologies
MoD or Industry IT projects and programmes
Information Assurance (IA)
Security architectures and COTS integration
Service management, ITIL and continual improvement
What we're looking for in you:
Recent experience delivering complex systems and services
Leadership and management of engineering teams
Behaviours, such as Collaboration; Inspiration; Creativity
Professional registration, chartership or willingness to obtain
You must be an excellent communicator, with the ability to manage people and build effective relationships. You must have the ability to think strategically and consider the bigger-picture with your role. The role will provide opportunities to travel both within the UK and abroad, and you will need to have or able to attain the required levels of security clearance for the role.
Location: Christchurch, Dorset
Salary: Up to £75,000 based on experience, with performance related bonus and car allowance
Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes relocation, a competitive pension scheme, annual leave allowance and a company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts.
BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
BAE Systems Air
BAE Systems Air brings together the company's international capabilities and expertise to respond to customers' current and future requirements, and compete for international export and collaborative opportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems Air has an unrivalled track record and expertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms, components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.
Working as an integral part of the team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is to provide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that really matters.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.
Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.
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