BAE Systems

Job offer Project Engineer - Governance


BAE Systems

Job position

> 10 years experience
Preston, England, United Kingdom
Published on 11/06/2024

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Job title: Project Engineer - Governance

Location: Warton - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role.

Salary: £54,793-£60,326 (commensurate on skills and experience)

What you'll be doing:

Creating and developing parts of the engineering operating framework and governance system along with policies and processes for the design and development phase of the programme
Creating an internal assurance framework
Working with the Airworthiness Team to support design organisation approvals and the appointment of technical roles
Acting as one of the focal points for engineering governance between the joint business entity and the UK industry Lead Systems Integrator
Working closely with the COO Central Engineering Governance team to share best practice and activity support
Managing a small team of engineers

Your skills and experiences:


Degree qualified in a STEM subject or equivalent relevant experience
This must include relevant experience in Engineering Governance experience on Defence programmes
Experience in creating, and applying engineering processes, tools, and approaches for creative solutions, whilst meeting governance requirements
Previous experience managing a small team, task management, performance reviews and talent management

Knowledge of engineering governance principles ideally gained from at least 2 different areas
Experience in working with at least one external Customer (e.g. UK MOD)

You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual leave incentive.

The FCAS team:

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen for an experienced Project Engineer working in Engineering Governance to join the Global Combat Air Programme/Future Combat Air System Acquisition Programme

Working within the programme integration team, your role will involve supporting UK industry and International Partners in the creation, development, and deployment of parts of the Engineering Operating Framework and Governance System

The ideal candidate will be proactive, collaborative with effective communication skills to influence, resolve and explain Engineering Governance matters to non-specialists and other engineers. This role provides an opportunity to join the exciting programme at its early stage and offers an excellent opportunity to represent BAE Systems and UK Industry on the international stage, helping to secure a long-term healthy business for the Nation's Industrial Air Sector

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 30th June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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Project Engineer - Governance

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