Engineering Project Manager

BAE Systems
Hucking, UK
17 Jul 2019
25 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description - Engineering Project Manager (00049819)Job Description Engineering Project Manager-00049819Description Engineering Project Manager

Would you like to be in a key role which
contributes to the successful delivery of various projects whilst utilising the
newest defence technology on the market?

As an Engineering Project Manager, you will be
responsible for developing the strategy for and executing engineering projects
following lifecycle management guidelines. You will ensure that projects are
within budget; delivered on time by meeting all milestones and that projects
are meeting all of our customer's requirements, whilst maintaining regular
engagement with our customers throughout the process. This role may require
some travelling abroad, usually no more than one week a quarter, to exciting destinations
whom BAE Systems have close links with.

This role will provide you with the opportunity
to grow within BAE Systems and progress within the organisation.

Your main responsibilities as an Engineering
Project Manager will involve:

Developing, maintaining and executing an
engineering development strategy for the project using the principles of
incremental and agile development

Owning the engineering budgets, ensuring
adherence to the schedule and reviewing the quality of the product designed;
making sure it is fit for purpose and compliant with customer requirements

Taking the lead on the engineering risks and
mitigation strategies

Developing and maintain the Engineering
Management Plan describing all aspects of engineering work for the programme,
including programme tailoring

Supporting the development of subcontracted
items, developing and implementing a strategy to ensure they are successful

Owning the 'Design Fors' with focus on design
for Life, including manufacturing, testing, reliability and maintainability

Leading and making technical decisions for the
project, identifying and trading the various factors involved

Utilising Maturity Management to validate the
correctness of work being produced by the team

Your skills and qualifications as an Engineering
Project Manager:

Demonstrable experience leading a team in at
least one key Engineering discipline (ideally having performed a cross
functional team leading role)

Technical knowledge of electronic systems

Demonstrable experience managing the costs for
the engineering work within the allocated budget

Experience articulating engineering strategy
and motivate teams to realise it

Demonstrable experience managing and mitigating
risks utilising specific techniques for engineering projects

What we're looking for in you:

An adaptable/flexible individual who knows how
to get things done.

Have a solid engineering background.

Knowledge/experience of project monitoring and
control techniques.

A natural curiosity to know more with the
ability to gather data and organise it for action

Strong interpersonal skills, with a high EQ,
with a genuine interest in people and their development

Confidence, with an inbuilt drive to succeed.

Knowledge/experience of solving problems,
preferably by employing formal techniques

Exceptional communication skills.

Someone who can be an Ambassador for BAE

The ability to build and maintain relationships
with your team, the customer and various stakeholder groups.

Location: Rochester

Salary: Competitive + benefits

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, Cycle2work and many local and
national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual

BAE Systems

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.


Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics
markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems,
including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision
systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked
communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems;
mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in
Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with
engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United Statesand the United Kingdom.

We pride ourselves on employing the best
professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important;
something you can be proud of. You'll have the opportunity to work from
concept to completion, giving you real ownership of projects. Whatever you do,
you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference to people's

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

Due to the volume of applications we receive,
we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as
early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE
Systems.Job EngineeringPrimary LocationGB-ENG-KEN-RochesterClosing Date 24/Jul/19, 11:59:00 PM

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