IWT (Integrated Work Team) Electrical Lead
Would you like to play a key part in supporting the Royal Navy in global operations? BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. We currently have a vacancy for an IWT (Integrated Work Team) Electrical Lead at our site in Portsmouth.
As an IWT (Integrated Work Team) Electrical Lead, you will be leading, mentoring and managing an Integrated Work Team to deliver all aspects of electrical production outputs to ensure project milestones are achieved on time, safely, to the right quality and on budget.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to work in a varied and busy role where no two days are the same. You will also be working on the most advanced and prestigious of Naval vessels.
Your main responsibilities as an IWT (Integrated Work Team) Electrical Lead will involve:
Developing and demonstrating high levels of SHE behaviours to teams through strategic SHE improvements/setting and positive promotion of safety awareness, risk management/compliance
Submitting resource demand information which will then be signed off and sent to the function so that robust supply solutions are in place to deliver all commitments across a trade grouping and multiple platforms
Being accountable for ensuring Team Leaders are delivering work in accordance to production plans, Level 3 schedules and that bookings/housekeeping of Service Orders is maintained to enable project deliverables
Driving and encouraging good behaviours that enable high standards of delivery. It is important we deliver but also do it the right way
Managing teams using firm, fair and consistent values ensuring positive interventions and management actions when necessary
Using technical expertise and excellent problem-solving skills to guide trade disciplined teams to establish solutions to delivery challenges to ensure schedule compliance
Your skills and qualifications as an IWT (Integrated Work Team) Electrical Lead:
Ability to run large complex projects whilst effectively deploying resources and maintaining cost controls, demonstrating numerical, analytical and time management skills
Manage complex situations and a range of production issues, demonstrating excellent decision-making based on facts, financial awareness and Earned Value management.
Excellent technical abilities and problem-solving skills in chosen trade whilst using sound schedule and specification growth management skills and experience
Very high levels of SHE knowledge that will require Risk Assessment and Method Statements skills and functional knowledge
Excellent frontline Management skills
Ideally NEBOSH trained
Ideally degree in Business (Or equivalent), APM or experience
What we're looking for in you:
You will have excellent communication skills both written and verbal. You will have empathy and good people management experience. You will also have good key stakeholder Management experience and be able to liaise at all levels of stakeholder.
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 incentive.
Flexible Working: At Maritime Services, we embrace flexible and modern working arrangements and feel this is an important part of the benefits that we have on offer. It helps us to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. This role can be undertaken either full time, part time, job share, flexible hours or we would welcome your suggestions for how we could make this role fit your circumstances.
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.
Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us. Our people are encouraged to be as creative as they can be and are always looking at ways to develop and challenge the way we do things, identifying and prioritising continuous improvement activities across the business
From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy's complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.
With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there's Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!
Join us and the projects you'll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.
We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.
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 organisation.
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.