Senior Application Manager (SAP/Teamcenter/Siemens NX)



Listed on

10th June




£62,740 - £85,000



What if you could work with remarkable people on extraordinary things? What if the result was something a little bit special? What if your role was mission critical?

For nearly 70 years, AWE has been at the forefront of nuclear weapons research and development. We have a critical mission: to provide the warheads for the UK's ultimate deterrent - Trident. We also use our unique skills to provide wider UK government with counter-terrorism and nuclear threat reduction solutions.

The Enterprise Applications team at AWE are looking to hire a Senior Application Manager (Siemens NX/Teamcenter/SAP) who will be accountable to the Head of Enterprise Applications for delivering value for money services that meet AWE Business requirements utilising internal and external resources to deliver to agreed Service Levels and assuring that the methodologies around IS Supplier relationships are met. Extract additional value, either in provided services or financially and provide visibility to AWE of the success of these contracts. To participate in the development of long-term strategy for the future direction of AWEs Information Services. Resource manager for the Operational Applications team working with suppliers and IS customers. IS Operations Group Resource Manager for Internal (FTE's) and External (Managed Services).

Location - Reading area

Salary - £62,740 - 85,000 per annum

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year including bank holidays, plus every other Friday off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

Key Accountabilities:

  • Delivers stakeholder needs, understands the Business and Programme requirements and describes how the team's work delivers stakeholder needs.
  • Makes decisions identifies issues, problems and opportunities. Uses data and insights to make pragmatic decisions to meet Application team's objectives.
  • Drives team (internal or external) results, sets challenging objectives for self and team and works to achieve or exceed goals. Shows drive to make a difference to the team, individuals, and the leadership community.
  • Engages and directs people to commit to the work and to the organisation, facilitates and encourages communication both within own team and other teams.
  • Supports people to deliver, effectively allocates responsibility, develops, and motivates the team to deliver.
  • Supports diversity within a team, works effectively with individuals of diverse cultures, interpersonal styles, abilities, motivations and backgrounds.
  • Seeks and delivers continuous improvement, guides, influences and directs the team to understand, embrace and deliver change.
  • Delivers objectives through the team, sets individual objectives and provides coaching, resources and feedback to help employees to meet these.
  • Ensures that account is taken of any relevant statutory or external regulations, standards and codes of good practice.
  • Takes accountability for the conduct of all relevant supply contracts.
  • Markets the service and benefits and maintain a positive public relations profile with customers.
  • Provide high quality representation and develops constructive relationships with senior management, external suppliers, competitors and customers.
  • Overall direction is received from the Head of Enterprise Applications; however, a high degree of independent judgment and decision making is required in order to achieve AWE stated objectives.
  • Accountable for the Application services budget (circa. £3M for CY17) including the provisioning of 3rd party support contracts.
  • Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player.
  • Additional accountabilities for this job profile may be defined and appointed through the Chief Engineer Management Arrangements, with appointees listed within the Company Design Authorities and Technical Authorities, as held in the company management system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) guidance on functionality of Teamcenter/NX, working with the business to understand their requirements and translate these into technical requirements that can be delivered by the team.
  • Review and integrate all application requirements, including functional, security, integration, performance, quality, and operations requirements.
  • Review and integrate technical architecture requirements.
  • Provide input into final decisions regarding hardware, network products, system software, and security.
  • Encourage teams in the implementation of the company/local procedures and systems of work to safeguard people, Quality, Security and the environment including compliance with the requirements of current legislation.
  • Services delivered to agreed Service Level agreements / contracts.
  • Licence compliance against signed / agreed contracts / agreements.
  • Active management and delivery to an agreed budget of circa £3M.
  • Monthly forecasting, reporting and explanation of actuals.
  • Development of teams and individuals.
  • The safety of all staff within the functional area organisation unit.
  • Responsibility for the management and development of Value for Money services.
  • Oversee resourcing of the Operational Applications teams.
  • The Company may require you to fulfil any other reasonable duties aligned to your position from time to time in line with business needs.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of Siemens Teamcenter/NX or Sap administration in large environments
  • Proficiency in Teamcenter/NX/SAP system performance tuning and troubleshooting.
  • Participation in a minimum of 2-3 implementations of Teamcenter/NX/SAP systems.
  • Ability to take ownership of work activities and bring them to a timely and efficient conclusion.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, with technical and non-technical multi-functional teams across regions.
  • Proven problem-solving abilities and attention to detail.
  • Led the implementation of Teamcenter/NX/SAP systems across multiple technical landscapes.
  • Previous experience of managing large multi-functional teams
  • A management qualification would be desirable but is not essential

All Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.

Contact Name: AWE

Reference: TJ/10458/R22442_1718009877

Job ID: 3327606

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