Graduate Development Leader - 13 month fixed term contract

Last updated 12 days ago
Location:Glasgow City

Graduate Development Leader – 13mth FTC

Would you like to create the next generation of talent within our Naval ships business unit? We currently have a vacancy for a Graduate Development Leader at our site in Scotstoun, Glasgow.

As a Graduate Development Leader, you will be responsible for the deployment of the Graduate Development Framework, Accelerate Graduate Programme, Industrial Placement and Summer Internship Programmes for Naval Ship.

As one of the Times top 100 Graduate Employers this role will provide you with the opportunity to work on award winning programmes where you will be responsible for the design, strategy and delivery of our UK based Naval Ships graduates and undergraduates.

Your main responsibilities as a Graduate Development Leader – 13mth FTC will involve:

Ensuring that undergraduate and graduate recruitment requirements are captured, approved and submitted, that suitable Business Unit inputs are provided in support of recruitment literature, websites etc. and that the selection and assessment process is fully supported to deliver a high calibre resource to the business.

Delivering Induction and Immersion Programmes of the highest standard for new recruits which serve to motivate, inspire and welcome them to our business and deliver the relevant tools of the job which will enable a smooth transition into their role.

Providing direction to undergraduates, graduates and associated stakeholders on all policy and governance matters related to their associated programmes ensuring both corporate policies are adhered to and local policies are developed and maintained.

Facilitating ongoing stakeholder engagement through a series of forums including Graduate Forums and Graduate Functional Manager Forums with a view to maintaining consistent programme delivery and development in line with Business Unit needs.

Providing and monitor the effective safeguarding, welfare and support arrangements for undergraduates and graduates throughout their programme, effectively liaising with key stakeholders in support of this.

Lead for all graduate and undergraduate key performance datasets

Acting as the focal point and subject matter expert for all undergraduate and graduate related queries originating from a variety of internal and external sources.

Implementing required changes to the programmes with a focus on quality improvement.

Ensuring relevant stakeholders are kept informed of programme developments and are suitably trained in key processes (e.g. recruitment).

Coordinating undergraduate and graduate participation on stretch assignments and other developmental opportunities.

Facilitating a return to the business of successful undergraduate programme participants.

Championing and take action to deliver a more diverse and inclusive undergraduate and graduate population.

Your skills and qualifications:

Proven experience within Early careers, Youth employment, HR or L&D

Passionate about undergraduate and graduate development with a good knowledge of factors affecting delivery

Excellent stakeholder management skills

Effective leadership and coaching skills

Highly motivated training professional with a sound knowledge of delivering excellence

Strong and effective interpersonal skills

Demonstrates initiate, anticipates challenges and finds creative solutions

What we're looking for in you:

You must be able to understand and satisfy the needs of multiple stakeholder groups, while exemplifying ‘proud professional’ attributes and culture.You should be a highly effective communicator that is able to translate strategic visions into reality. You must have strong and effective interpersonal skills, be able to manage risk, budget considerations with good commercial acumen.

Location: Scotstoun, Glasgow

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.

Shared Services

If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of the Shared Services team, you’ll be at the heart of this endeavour – working closely with our air, maritime, land and cyber and intelligence businesses to support our customers around the world.

Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

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.