BISS Project Engineering Manager

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Boats in Service Support Project Engineering Manager

Would you like to play a key role in providing engineering management to a 7-year support project across a broad spectrum of vessels within the Small Boats team? We currently have a vacancy for a Boats in Service Support (BISS) Project Engineering Manager at our site in Portsmouth.

As a Boats in Service Support Project Engineering Manager, you will be working as part of a dedicated multi-functional team, participating in a wide range of support activities for in-service craft. You will have responsibility for delivery of the Engineering requirements (contractual and business) of the project. This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic engineer keen to work in a management position.

This role will provide you with the opportunity of working on a fleet of 600 vessels across 20 classes.

You will have wide exposure to a big contract in a small business and the opportunity to do many different tasks on a daily basis.

Your main responsibilities as a Boats in Service Support Project Engineering Manager will involve:

Managing the Engineering Output, including:

  • The Project Management of Post Design Services (PDS) tasking, this shall include budget and timeline management as well as engineering delivery
  • PDS growth and customer engagement activities
  • Class Lead activities (obsolescence, configuration control and reliability)
  • Process Improvement
  • First point of contact in Engineering for BISS

Your skills and qualifications as a Boats in Service Support Project Engineering Manager:

Demonstrable knowledge and ideally experience in a number of the following:

  • Leading Engineering projects
  • Project Management skills
  • Good knowledge of safety requirements and processes, legislative regulations and the Design Certification process
  • Knowledge and experience of Lifecycle Management, Risk Analysis and Management, Reliability, Maintainability and Logistics.
  • Awareness of SHE and the participation in HAZIDs.

Some knowledge of the Marine industry, boats, design tasking and repair/ maintenance contracts would be beneficial

Ideally experience of working on a support contract delivering design services

What we're looking for in you:

You must be capable of communicating effectively both verbally and in writing. You will be able to explain difficult technical subject matters to non-specialists and other engineers. You will be an excellent team player with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. You will be a rational problem solver and able to assess risks both Technical, Project and Business related.

Location: Portsmouth

Salary: Competitive

Grade: GG12

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

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.

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.