Systems Team Engineering Lead

BAE Systems
England, Surrey, New Malden
09 Mar 2018
23 Mar 2018
Samantha Trendall
Job Type

Systems Team Engineering Lead

Would you like to thrive in a pivotal role in the development and delivery of naval ships projects? We currently have a vacancy for a Systems Team Engineering Lead at our site in New Malden.

As a Systems Team Engineering Lead, you will be required to undertake the management of a defined range of SI (Shared Infrastructure) system activities, in line with all relevant processes and quality requirements. This is an opportunity to play a key role in the management of the SI product across multiple projects, managing a team of significant size in a complex organisation in a key area of the business.

This role will provide you with the exposure to the customer and you will be fully supported in your professional development, with the chance for excellent career progression opportunities in the future

Your main responsibilities as a Systems Team Engineering Lead will involve:

Manage the Shared Infrastructure Systems team on a daily basis

Reporting on activities, over-seeing tasks, looking for commonality of approach, understanding dependencies and issues

Dealing with the financial tracking and reporting of activities being undertaken by the team

Management of resources within a matrix organisation, with conflicting needs and timescales

Supporting the production of training plans and overseeing the general development of members of the team

Make sure the benefits of a SI product are understood and are being realised within the team

Liaising with the customer and other teams within the projects to achieve the completion of the projects to time and budget

Your skills and qualifications:


Previous experience gained from an engineering background

Proven managerial experience to include, budget management, resource management, team tasking and leading

Producing reports to feedback to the business

Experience with Ms Office packages and planning and tracking software


Experience within Naval Combat Systems

What we're looking for in you:

You will have strong leadership skills, be self-motivated, organised and have good planning skills. You will possess excellent communication skills to enable you to successfully coordinate with and build effective relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

Location: New Malden

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.

Maritime Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That's work that inspires us. That's BAE Systems.

You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you'll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. 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.

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.

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