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BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Hardware Engineering
Category: Site Engineering / Management Jobs
Project Engineering Manager

Would you like to play an
integral part in delivering engineering support to Warships of all classes? We
currently have a vacancy for a Project Engineering Manager at our site in Portsmouth.

As a Project Engineering
Manager, you will be an engineering authority for a project, ensuring that the
engineering services delivered to Warships in Portsmouth Naval Base and
globally is safe and delivers a functional engineering product.

This role will provide you
with the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment, leading the development
and delivery of the engineering programme of work for all warships in
Portsmouth. You will be working with all levels of stakeholders delivering
engineering decisions at the waterfront, ensuring ships get back to sea on time
and with the correct level of integrity.

You will have the
opportunity to travel within this role across the UK and globally, providing
global support to warships; this is likely to involve being deployed globally
for up to 3 months each year.

Your main responsibilities
as a Project Engineering Manager will involve:

Maintaining engineering
oversight, providing engineering governance, assurance, and integrity, ensuring
overall quality of production work in addition to formal quality related events.

Being the technical point
of reference for the Project, able to carry out technical investigations which
may include engineering calculations in support of engineering issues that
arise during the vessel’s project

Ensuring that key
engineering related risks are fully recognised and managed for projects
(including emergent work, class defects, Capability Insertions (Upgrades)
integration and safety risks)

Liaising closely with
project staff regularly during the course of the project and to ensure that
emerging engineering issues and queries are identified and addressed through
appropriate engineering channels

Providing oversight in the
development of necessary SEMP (Safety and Environmental Management Plan) and
project hazard logs in support of the Maritime Product Safety Framework

Leading the engineering
aspects of Life Cycle Management ensuring the project delivers against mandated
BAES LCM policy

Your skills and


Chartered member of
appropriate Engineering Institute or equivalent experience and working towards
(including relevant theoretical knowledge and experience)

Must be willing to travel

Must have relevant / recent
‘hands on’ engineering experience and be capable of making independent risk
based engineering decisions.

Knowledge of design support
activities with ability to conduct engineering calculations in support of
tasking requirements.

Experience in an
Engineering position supporting complex engineering projects

A broad knowledge of
Mechanical, Electrical, Constructive, and Electronic Systems within a marine environment
which may include:

Propulsion and steering


Water production and

Refrigeration and air

Electrical generation and

Navigation and
communication electronics

Deck equipment including
cranes and winching gear

Aviation support systems

Door, hatches and windows

Combat and mission systems


First-hand experience in a
senior marine engineering role ashore and/or at sea.

Experience of the
development of ships, and the procurement of marine systems, equipment and

Extensive experience of
repair, maintenance and integration of ships, their systems and equipment

SSEMT (Ship Safety and
Environmental Management Training – MoD delivered safety management course) qualified

Master’s degree is an

What we're looking for in

You will be a proactive
individual with strong commitment and self-motivation in order to manage a
diverse team of professional engineers and influence a wide range of
stakeholders with excellent communication skills.

You will also relish
problem solving through breaking issues down into manageable portions and
develop innovative solutions in line with time and budget constraints that
satisfy the customer and do not follow traditional methods.

Location: Portsmouth

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.

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

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.

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