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Engineering Manager - Bidding

BAE Systems UK

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Engineering Manager – Bidding

Location: Christchurch - We offer a range of hybrid and hybrid working arrangements - please chat with your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary:£67,500 - depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

    Managing bid resource to support delivery of engineering commitments

      Ensuring engineering governance is planned and managed effectively

        Oversight of capability and solution development in compliance with requirements and legislation

          Proposal writing & reviewing, ensuring bids are competitive and deliverable

            Identifying risks and proposing mitigations

              Presenting engineering estimates and undertaking design to cost activities

                Oversight of technical relationships with key stakeholders

                  Support the Programme Engineering Manager in regular reviews and upward reporting activities

                    Building and performance manage effective teams that embrace change and seek continual improvement

                    Your skills and experiences:

                    To be sucessful in this role, you will ideally have a mix of the below skills:

                      Previous engineering management experience on campaigns and early lifecycle projects

                        Task planning and team management

                          Proposal writing & Competitor assessments

                            Identifying and managing technical risks

                              Developing & reviewing supplier statements of work

                                Supplier and customer engagement

                                  Experience in analysing customer requirements and understanding balance of compliance to requirements against cost


                                  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 Defence Information team:

                                  BAE Systems Defence Information division provides business and mission critical highly secure, assured information systems and services, with a mission to realise information advantage for their customers.

                                  As part of this growth, Defence Information are pleased to announce that we are seeking a talented Engineering Manager. You will work with the Programme Engineering Manager to deliver effective oversight of campaigns, bids and capability development to enable the delivery of high-quality solutions to our customers. Your contribution will support the business in line with our plans to grow defence information capability at our busy and secure site in South East Dorset.

                                  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.