Project Engineering Manager


Job summary

BAE Systems
£60,000 - £69,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job title: Project Engineering Manager

Location: Broad Oak. 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 £60,000 - Depending on Skills and Experience

What you'll be doing:

  • Provide technical leadership, Engineering expertise and direction to a multi-skilled Engineering team
  • Drive forward the required development, build, test and qualification activities ensuring adherence to the Engineering Lifecycle and Maturity reviews
  • Support technical discussions with senior and external stakeholders (including the customer) as well as working collaboratively with quality, safety, and technical authorities
  • Directs work assignments, scheduling, reporting and reviews of work in progress ensuring adherence to programme schedule and budget
  • Planning of future activities to support delivery of the overall programme including assessing new work scope

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience in delivering a development project as the project engineering manager (or team lead of a complex programme)
  • Experience in managing a qualification and test programme reaching successful customer acceptance
  • Requires an understanding of concepts and principles relating to an area within an engineering discipline, ideally software and electronics
  • Ideally knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering and agile software development approaches


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 Mine Counter Measure Team

The BAE Systems MCM team provides MCM capability to customers worldwide, both government and commercial customers. This role will provide engineering management support as part of a team delivering a new MCM capability to the Republic of Korean Navy through a development, build, test, and qualification programme ahead of a full production contract. You will have the opportunity to develop and enhance your 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.

Closing Date: 24th 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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