Information & Change Manager

Reading, UK
09 Jul 2019
25 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
AWE are currently recruiting for an Information, Change & Knowledge Manager to lead, motivate, develop and manage a team of people engaged in the delivery of Information, Configuration and Knowledge Management across AWE, ensuring the efficient deployment of the appropriate skilled resources to achieve deliverables and meet service requirements.

Location - Reading area

£42,000 - £50,000

AWE offer a competitive salary, market leading contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight and flexible working hours (role dependant). A salary sacrifice scheme is also available. We welcome applications from candidates looking for full time or part time hours.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Providing appropriate visible management and leadership to a team of people engaged in Information, Configuration and Knowledge activities in accordance with company processes and to enable the delivery of high performance.
  • Building, developing and coaching the team and individual Information, Configuration and Knowledge professionals to provide services covering a range of requirements across AWE.
  • Managing the performance and development of individuals and the team to provide the skills required to ensure continuity of service delivery and manage talent to enable succession arrangements.
  • 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:
  • Allocating staff to projects, services and tasks, managing workloads and staff availability issues as well as individual capability.
  • Ensuring the team have all the necessary competencies to meet the requirements of the tasks assigned and that the right skills and capabilities are developed within their team to provide resilience.
  • Identifying skills and training needs and ensure appropriate learning and development.
  • Setting SMART objectives and targets that motivate the team to achieve high levels of performance.
  • Giving advice, guidance, coaching, provision of feedback and appropriate support.
  • Reviewing and measuring performance and ensuring the effective application of appropriate reward and recognition.


Proven leadership and management credentials, preferably supported by a relevant degree or diploma qualification.

Individuals interested in this permanent opportunity will be required to be eligible for UK Security Clearance.

AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country's nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions.

AWE 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 AWE, including women, BAME and disabled people.

Please note that you must be a British National to apply for a role at AWE.

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