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FCAS Continuing Airworthiness Manager

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: FCAS Continuing Airworthiness Manager

Location: Warton

Salary: £49,200

What you’ll be doing:

  • Manage a cross-industry team, making effective decisions, and be passionate and proactive.
  • Support the FCAS AP Program Implement planning and delivery with respect to the Alternative System Review, System of Systems, Design for Support, Support Solution Design, Technical Route Map and International collaboration.
  • Ensuring that all future Capability development is cognisant of and compliant with the relevant regulatory and company policy.
  • Influencing the Vision, Strategy and Development Plans that will ensure that Maintenance and Continuing Airworthiness Requirements are captured in the Concepting and Assessment phase of the Programme and then used to influence FCAS design.

Your skills and experiences:

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of M&CAw regulations, policies, processes, procedures, systems and experience demonstrated in a professional capacity.
  • Experience of influencing, building relationships and negotiating with internal and external stakeholders
  • Good understanding of the structure, organisation, processes and culture of Line of Business, so as to be able to support implementation of appropriate M&CAw 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 leave incentive.

The FCAS Continuing Airworthiness team:

In this role you will be have 2 direct reports and report directly in to the TLS product owner. You will also work across the FCAS AP functional teams to ensure Reliability and Maintenance, and Supportability are integral to design and that clear actions to achieve this are captured.

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.