Training Solutions Lead Engineer

BAE Systems
Portsmouth, England, Hampshire
21 Nov 2018
19 Dec 2018
Charlotte Light
Job Type

Training Solutions Lead Engineer

We currently have a vacancy for a Training Solutions Lead Engineer at our site in Broad Oak Technology Centre, Portsmouth

As a Training Solutions Lead Engineer, you will work as part of multi-disciplinary teams involving Royal Navy (RN), International Navies, Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Industry organisations, the role will cover leadership and management of Training Needs Analysis, Training Solution Definition and Design, Training Delivery and Training Support Service activities.

Your main responsibilities as a Training Solutions Lead Engineer will involve:

Providing training specialist leadership, requirements ownership and high-level decision making for teams during bid, development and support phases of the training lifecycle.

Acting as the delegated Training Design Authority and primary technical point of contact for project specific training matters such as needs analyses, solution/support definition and the conduct and agreement of trade-offs.

Ensuring the overarching strategic intent of Maritime Services is followed and applied.

Participating in the vetting and recruitment of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Instructors and other personnel responsible for the definition, delivery and support of the training solution(s).

Your skills and qualifications:


Candidates will have successfully completed a Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT) Training Needs Analysis course (preferably Defence Academy Course No. 47 - DSAT Training Needs Analysis) or a similar training framework course

Have a sound understanding and working experience of the acquisition of training solutions, simple and complex

Working knowledge of current training methods

Stakeholder management experience


Prior exposure within a naval environment

Good understanding or prior experience of the defence industry

Happy to travel as part of the role, customer is in Filton

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a proactive problem solver able to challenge existing norms when appropriate and bring the team along with you. You must be resilient and able to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. Excellent communication skills are key to this role.

Location: Broad Oak Technology Centre, Portsmouth (with travel required)

Salary: Competitive

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

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.

BAE Systems Maritime

Our Maritime Sector encompasses three lines of business; Submarines, Naval Ships and Maritime Services. We design and manufacture complex naval ships and submarines, as well as their state of the art combat systems and equipment. We also offer an array of associated services, including training solutions, maintenance and modernisation programmes to support ships and equipment in service around the world and the management of supporting infrastructure.

We employ a diverse range of people with the unique expertise to design, integrate and support platforms and systems; all focussed on understanding our customers' evolving needs, meeting their expectations and delivering on commitments made to them, wherever they are in the world.

We have significant growth opportunities across our three dynamic businesses with exciting transformation programmes running right through the next decade; strengthening our competitive advantage and developing our business as an employer of choice for our current and future employees.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

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