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Senior Engineer - Engineering Function (People Capability)

BAE Systems
Cumbria, Barrow-In-Furness, England
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26 Feb 2021

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Senior Engineer - Engineering Function (People Capability)

Would you like to work in a role which with provide you with a holistic look into the Engineering function, the largest department within the Submarines business. We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineer - Engineering Function (People Capability) at our site in Barrow.

As a Senior Engineer - Engineering Function (People Capability), you will be dealing with senior stakeholders, planning and delivering against the function's capability, planning and reviewing strategies against the current and future workforce, identifying critical and niche areas and planning accordingly.

This role will provide you with a look at Engineering from the inside out, the role has a high level of exposure across Senior Management and as such will be required to provide accurate and succinct reports.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer - Engineering Function (People Capability) will involve:

Leading activities focusing on Talent Management within the function, in liaison with Domain Leads and line managers

Supporting Line Managers to develop action plans for high potential candidates and succession planning within the function and to drive improvement in how the function performs these tasks

Assisting with capture and analysis of skills and competency's management processes within the function

Supporting resourcing processes and recruitment activities where required by the function

Carrying out analysis of resourcing manpower data to understand demand for disciplines and domains in Engineering

Attending regular meetings with discipline and domain leads to determine effectiveness of people capability within their areas

Assisting Project Leaders with NSQEP and Nuclear Baseline maintenance activities

Maintaining and assisting in creating training delivery Statement of Requirements for Engineering, including production of tracking metrics throughout the year

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Engineer - Engineering Function (People Capability):

Degree, HNC within Engineering related subject or equivalent

Previous experience of a functional, capability or training role

Broad Engineering experience and knowledge

Experience of dealing with a wide range of stakeholders

Experience of range of reporting processes and comfortable with advanced Excel applications (pivot tables etc)

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a confident candidate who can work to the delivery of a project. You will be able to analyse current situations and plan accordingly in line with the vision of the function and business needs.

Location: Barrow

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, 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.

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and 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.

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.

Find out more at #subsgodeeper on LinkedIn


At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

We’re pleased to launch a BAE Systems first; an interactive video. If you are interested in learning more about working with submarines, click the link below to experience, in your own way, a day in the life at the BAE Systems submarine shipyard.

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