Data and Information Manager


Data and Information Manager – Leading the digital journey

Would you like to play key a role in supporting both BAE Systems and the Royal Navy? We currently have a vacancy for a Data and Information Manager at our site in Portsmouth – Broad Oak.

With the full support of the leadership team you will be increasing the management control, maturity and value of data across BAE Systems. To support this we are recruiting for a Data and Information Manager to take a leading role in identifying new business opportunities through the use of data insights.

Leading a highly competent team and reporting directly to the Head of Information Systems & Services, you will work with key stakeholders across the organisation to champion the use of data in both internal service provision and external business contributing to the revenue targets of our business.

This is a great opportunity to gain exposure across Maritime Services as well as the wider BAE Systems business. You will be part of a supportive, dynamic team, helping to shape our future business through the digital revolution.

Your main responsibilities as a Data and Information Manager will involve:

Managing Data Exploitation, Data Management and Data Visualisation leads to deliver Maritime Services business requirements both internally and externally

Providing coaching, mentoring and leadership to the Data & Information management team, to continuously develop the organisation to be a professional, efficient and effective team.

You will be responsible for expanding and developing a team ranging from Data Scientists to Management Information experts.

You will work closely in line with the Strategy, Enterprise Architecture and Resource functions working in an enthusiastic team to deliver our business plan.

Provide technical direction in the development and management of data assets promoting best practice methodologies

Your skills and qualifications:

The ability to set data management strategy and formulate data initiatives’ delivery roadmaps

Be strong advocate for data management and should be a champion for data as a corporate asset.

High level of commercial awareness and relationship building

Understand the costs and benefits of data management as related to business objectives

The ability to lead and complete business data management initiatives

Maritime or Defence Experience
What we're looking for in you:

You will have strong communication and issue resolution skills as this will be key to being successful within this role. You must have the ability to relate information and communicate with technical team members and team leaders. You will be fully supported to continue your learning and professional development and will be engaging and enthusiastic to apply the latest thinking for the benefit of BAE Systems and our customers.

Location: Portsmouth – Broad Oak

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 Services

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.

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.

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.