IM%26T Leader - Programme Engagement Lead

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Senior Programme Engagement Lead

Would you like to play a key senior engagementrole between Infrastructure Services (IMT) and the BAE Systems Submarines BoatProgrammes? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Programme Engagement Leadat our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Senior Programme Engagement Lead, you willbe representing the interests of the programme within IM&T and ensuring theservice/projects/investments which are being undertaken on behalf of theprogramme are managed sufficiently.

This role will provide you with a uniqueopportunity to act as the voice of the ‘Programme’ into the IM&T DirectorateLeadership, ensuring that variations, impacts and priorities are reflected backinto the leadership for all IM&T Directorate initiatives that affect the‘Programme’ in a different manner than the core business, and the opportunityto progress through the IM&T Career Framework as a member of the executivecommunity.

Your main responsibilities as a SeniorProgramme Engagement Lead will involve:

Act as the voice of the ‘Programme’ into theIM&T Directorate Leadership, ensuring that variations, impacts andpriorities are reflected back into the leadership for all IM&T Directorateinitiatives that affect the ‘Programme’ in a different manner than the corebusiness. This involves consistent representation/involvement at the‘Programme’ senior leadership meetings.

Coordinating Service Strategy with customergoals working across IM&T teams (Architecture, Service Delivery,Operations, Solution Design, Project Management, Information Security andStrategy and Engagement

Chairing the ‘Programme’ / IM&T ServiceDelivery and Monthly Programme Assurance Meetings.

Coordinating Quarterly ‘Programme’ – IM&TDirectorate Steering Boards and all actions emerging.

Maintaining alignment of ‘Programme’ projects,IM&T change programmes and IM&T service support affecting the‘Programme’.

Lead the development of the strategic‘Programme’ requirements through roadmap development, and co-ordinate theeffort of the supporting functions dependencies.

Identifying service improvement opportunitiesand co-ordinating the ‘Programme’ and IM&T to achieve the improvement

The evaluation and coordination of all IM&Tchange programmes and IM&T service support affecting the ‘Programme’

Ensure the approved investments are progressedin-line with the ‘Programme’ expectations.

Foster a collaborative culture between the‘Programme’ and IM&T. Leading initiatives to support knowledge transfer andincrease awareness of the ‘Programme’ across the IM&T community.

Your skills and qualifications as a SeniorProgramme Engagement Lead:

Essential Skills:


BusinessRelationship Management


Stakeholdermanagement frequently at Management Committee and Head of Level.


Desirable Skills:

Understanding of how Submarines programmes work,the stages they go through.

Anappreciated of the Engineering CADMID lifecycle.


What we're looking for in you:

To be able to balance both short-term demandwhilst challenging the programmes long-term thinking to ensure that IMT areplanning for the future in the businesses IBP.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness.

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Ouremployees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitivepension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed ShareIncentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexibleworking, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local andnational employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annualincentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leadingglobal defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edgeof technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customersin over 100 countries.

Maritime – Submarines

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

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy withits largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We areresponsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of thesestate-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, eachweighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguardclass of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to theRoyal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnoughtis widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineeringchallenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton,Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employingthe best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of somethingimportant; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer.We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from allbackgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of thecommunity which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, includingwomen, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use anypersonal information relating to your background at any stage of theapplication process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAESystems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.These restrictions mean that factorsincluding your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/oryour place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for theorganisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive,we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply asearly as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.