Project Leader IT%26F

Last updated 21 hours ago
Location:Cumbria

Project Leader IT&F

Would you like to work with advanced technology on a highly complex programme of national significance? We currently have a vacancy for a Project Leader IT&F at our site in Barrow.

As a Project Leader IT&F, you will be working within the Shore Integration Facility (SIF) which is an off-boat testing and simulation facility. Its primary purpose is the provision of a platform where BAE Systems and the suppliers of various electrical sub-systems can ensure their systems and interfaces are functioning correctly prior to delivery to the boat. The ground floor of the building provides an Internal Communications & Platform Data Systems (ICPDS) test capability whilst the first floor provides a Control & Instrumentation (C&I) test capability.

This role will provide you with an exciting opportunity, working with critical systems of the Boat to test their performance prior to integration into the platform, enabling you to gain further exposure across the business and liase with various teams.

Your main responsibilities as a Project Leader IT&F will involve:

Overseeing delivery of infrastructure outfit in time to meet system & integration testing, liaising closely with Supply Chain, IMST, Engineering and Site & Facilities

Working closely with Supply Chain, SIF Test engineering teams and the wider platform operations and T&C teams in order to ensure timely delivery of equipment into test prior to delivery to the boat

Liaising with the ICPDS delivery team in order to schedule testing in the facility

Managing and maintaining metrics and reporting weekly progress

Monitoring project performance and identifying emerging issues or trends

Liaising closely with planning, cost engineering and risk in order to ensure fully resourced, costed and risk assessed schedules

Your skills and qualifications:

Experience using Marine design tools (TeamCenter NX/Solid works etc.)

Project management experience

Very strong communication skills

Stakeholder management experience

Engineering knowledge would be beneficial

What we're looking for in you:

You must be very good communicator with excellent organisational skills and able to handle a busy workload.

Location: Barrow

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 – Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and 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.

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