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Programme Systems Engineering Manager

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1 May 2024

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Job Title: Programme Systems Engineering Manager
Location: Ashton Vale, Bristol + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56428

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Programme Systems Engineering Manager at our Bristol site.

The role
As a Programme Systems Engineering Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will work collaboratively, leading a team of multi-discipline engineers, subject matter experts (SME) and the customer to deliver solutions. You will use your knowledge to manage solutions through the design, build, integration, transition and acceptance phases, ensuring compliance with appropriate engineering governance and best practice.

Day to day, you'll:

  • Develop, inspire and motivate a multi-discipline engineering team ranging from SME Engineering Leads to our new generation of graduates and trainee's
  • Be responsible for the engineering team's adherence to schedule producing compliant engineering deliverables in accordance with policy and best engineering practice
  • Communicate clearly with Project Managers and Programme Design Authority (PDA) to maintain alignment of outputs
  • Develop and communicate plans and tactical actions, focusing on value-add and de-risking for customers in conjunction with the PDA.
  • Be responsible for working with design authority for the creation of solutions, from concepts through to in-life support, maintaining a focus on quality
  • Manage the engineering governance for the programme, liaising with the Chief Engineer

This role is full time, thirty-seven hours per week and will be based at Ashton House in South Bristol with hybrid working from home arrangements.

Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Essential experience of the Programme Systems Engineering Manager

  • Demonstrable systems engineering management and solution design and delivery experience
  • Full Lifecycle engineering management experience
  • Knowledge of UK MoD practices and ways of working
  • Software & Hardware integration experience

Qualifications for the Programme Systems Engineering Manager

  • Degree or equivalent in Telecommunications or Electronic Engineering. HNC/HND with equivalent relevant experience is valued and welcomed
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards

Please note that this position is subject to national security vetting. The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is able to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements (this may include obtaining SC, NNPPI or Developed Vetting (DV) level of security clearances).

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 15/04/2024


Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

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