Network Engineering Team Lead

New Malden

Naval Ships

Engineering

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Job Description

Job title: Network Engineering Team Lead

Location: New Malden

We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary:  Up to £70,000 dependent on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Manage the Shared Infrastructure Networks Team on a daily basis. Responsible for all financial aspects, assignment of tasks, tracking and reporting on activities
  • Responsible for financial tracking and reporting of activities being undertaken by the team
  • Management of team resources and forward planning.  The role will require management of resources within a matrix organisation, with conflicting needs and timescales
  • Supporting the production of training plans, running performance and development reviews and overseeing the general development of members of the team
  • Support the project technical leads in each area with what they require, helping to define the strategy and way ahead
  • Liaison with the customer and other teams within the projects to achieve the completion of the projects to time and budget 

Your skills and experiences:

Essential:

  • Team leader within a Networks or IT discipline
  • Ability to manage complex issues for multiple concurrent projects balancing the needs and priorities of each project against the others
  • Experienced in JIRA issue and project tracking tool
  • Experienced in financial reporting

Desirable:

  • Meet the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council and preferably be a member of a relevant Professional body
  • Cleared to SC level 

Benefits:

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 incentive.

The BAE Systems Shared Infrastructure Networks Team:

The BAE Systems Shared Infrastructure Networks Team develop and support network solutions for the Royal Navy Surface Fleet. The team support networks solutions spanning across the engineering lifecycle from design concept to in service support. This role will provide work package management support as part of a team delivering capability upgrades to the Royal Navy from the in-build Type 26 programme to the in-service Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers over the next 10 years. You will have the opportunity to develop a diverse and high skilled team as well as develop and enhance your own skills and knowledge, with the potential to lead into more senior positions within a global business.


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.

Interviews for the position will take place week commencing 6th May

Closing Date: 1st May 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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