Future Radar Project Manager

Last updated 12 days ago
Location:Isle of Wight

Future Radar – Project manager

Would you like to play role in the delivery of discrete small to medium projects forming part of the Future Radar group? We currently have a vacancy for a Future Radar – Project manager at our site in Great Baddow and Board Oak, Portsmouth.

As a Future Radar – Project manager, you will be responsible for the managements of all aspects of their allocated projects and will be supported by the Future Radar sub-sector lead, senior Engineering Managers and/or System Design Authorities in the respective projects.

This role will be involved in projects which are focusing on the next developments within Radar technology and be involved in the early lifecycle stages of any resultant developments. There will be good opportunities to work with customers to work with customer during the initial concept phases.

Your main responsibilities as a Future Radar – Project manager will involve:

Providing the leadership for the projects under the individual’s control

Primary interface with customer, building relationships and negotiating outcomes

Ensuring projects are delivered in accordance with the appropriate governance and standards

Ensuring the quality of the deliverables is achieved

Responsible for the performance and development of their direct team

Managing the project finances and ensure business forecasts are timely and accurate

Ensuring there is an effective project review process in place that involves all appropriate stakeholders

Management of Risk & Opportunity with the projects

Leading the resolution of issues that are impacting on the project performance

Your skills and qualifications:
Essential skills

Sound knowledge of project management techniques, relevant to manufacturing of military equipment (sub-system / system) or associated engineering development projects

Extensive, expert level understanding of a range of Project Management tools techniques and practices.

Extensive knowledge and experience of Project Management governance and assurance processes.

Strong ability to capture, evaluate and share best practice

Desirable skills

Understanding of procurement, manufacturing and engineering process

Risk management
What we're looking for in you:

You will have significant experience of influencing stakeholders both inside and outside the company to achieve business success. You will have the ability to prioritise your own work load and have skills in mentoring and leading others within the team.

Location: Great Baddow and Board Oak, Portsmouth

Grade: GG11

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. For this role we are open to discussing the possibility of an element of working from home, flexible start and finish times or we would welcome your suggestions for how we could make this role fit your circumstances.

Employee Referral Scheme bonus = £500
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.