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Senior Systems Engineering Manager

  • Location: Preston
  • Salary: £54793.00 - £60326.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Jonathan Maironis
  • Contact Email: j.maironis@jamrecruitment.co.uk
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 20 June 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82438_1715258266

I'm looking for a Senior Systems Engineering Manager to join BAE Systems in Warton, Preston.

This is a hybrid-working role of 3 days per week required on site and you MUST be eligible for security clearance (SC) to be considered for this role.

What you'll be doing:

  • Creating and developing parts of the engineering operating framework and governance system along with policies and processes for the design and development phase of the programme
  • Creating an internal assurance framework
  • Working with the Airworthiness Team to support design organisation approvals and the appointment of technical roles
  • Acting as one of the focal points for engineering governance between the joint business entity and the UK industry Lead Systems Integrator
  • Working closely with the COO Central Engineering Governance team to share best practice and activity support
  • Managing a small team of engineers

Essential Skills:

  • Degree qualified in a STEM subject or equivalent relevant experience
  • This must include relevant experience in Engineering Governance experience on Defence programmes
  • Experience in creating, and applying engineering processes, tools, and approaches for creative solutions, whilst meeting governance requirements
  • Previous experience managing a small team, task management, performance reviews and talent management

Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge of engineering governance principles ideally gained from at least 2 different areas
  • Experience in working with at least one external Customer (e.g. UK MOD)

The FCAS team:

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen for an experienced Project Engineer working in Engineering Governance to join the Global Combat Air Programme/Future Combat Air System Acquisition Programme.

Working within the programme integration team, your role will involve supporting UK industry and International Partners in the creation, development, and deployment of parts of the Engineering Operating Framework and Governance System.

The ideal candidate will be proactive, collaborative with effective communication skills to influence, resolve and explain Engineering Governance matters to non-specialists and other engineers. This role provides an opportunity to join the exciting programme at its early stage and offers an excellent opportunity to represent BAE Systems and UK Industry on the international stage, helping to secure a long-term healthy business for the Nation's Industrial Air Sector.

The salary is £54,793 to £60,326 plus an excellent benefits package.

JAM Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment agent with regards to this position.