SDA Marine Engineer Manager

Ref No. EMP430283
Location Bristol, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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An opportunity for a Marine Engineering Manager to join the Submarine Delivery Agency and become part of the UK's top priority defence programme.

Submarine Delivery Agency Engineering Jobs


Engineering Management experience within Marine environment/project

The Job

Are you looking for a complex and challenging role working at a national scale? Do you want to be part of a diverse multi-disciplined team, playing a key role in supporting the security of the United Kingdom? If you have the pride, passion and commitment to be part of an exciting organisation at the forefront of supporting our national security, we want to hear from you.

The SDA have a variety of vital vacancies that require talented skill sets to join the SDA as an experienced Marine Engineering Manager. If you like a challenge and want to develop your career these roles will see you supporting a team in delivering one of the biggest programmes in the UK today!

As a Marine Engineering Manager you will bring together the technological problem-solving capability of engineering and the organisational, administrative, and planning abilities of management in order to oversee complex enterprises from conception to completion. You could have the opportunity to work in teams that are responsible for delivering submarines from build into service, with each submarine costing approximately £1.5billion. Additionally you could work within a team involved with all aspects of the design of the Submarine Platform Systems including, but not limited to Hydraulics, Cooling Water Systems, Gas Systems, Fire Fighting and Escape and Rescue.

Some of the day to day duties may include:- Identify and manage marine engineering risk whilst providing guidance of marine engineering issues- Collect, collate and evaluate technical data, review technical equipment and systems and support, and take decisions on these- Provide independent perspective on innovation and technology risk in the delivery of military capability- Review and update the engineering management plans- Deliver on change, concessions and configuration management plan- Develop engineering functional assessments of the programme and deliver status reports- Assist in the management and resolution of any caveats and conditions of certification which are the project's responsibility or hazards (hazard areas) the post is responsible for- Review and action the design and build concessions- People management Some of these posts require specific knowledge of watertight integrity and secondary structure, where you will be undertaking Watertight Integrity Safety Certification and maintaining and developing Submarine Safety Policies. You could be involved in data analysis and hazard assessments for in-service and future submarines and support the wider team through providing expert advice.

All of these posts are at Bristol, Abbey Wood but there is a requirement for travel to other UK sites on an occasional basis. There is also the opportunity to take part in sea trials, which may include limited sea time.

To be successful in these roles you will have:

  • Experience in Engineering management activities such as; writing engineering process, planning, change and risk mitigation
  • Substantial experience including operating as a manager in a complex organisation and breadth of technical experience across more than one discipline and environment
  • Stakeholder management experience
  • Marine background- Safety Engineering experience
  • Leading and developing a team
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with tenacity to defend technical position under programme pressure
  • Qualification in an Engineering or Science related area or extensive experience in the relevant subject matter

It would be advantageous if you have experience in submarine experience - submarine safety and watertight integrity knowledge of both systems and procedures

These roles offer the opportunity to work within a diverse and multi-disciplined team within the Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA). The SDA is responsible for the UK's submarine maintenance and build programme, a top priority of the UK's defence programme and one of the largest UK programmes in existence. Working with our key industrial partners, BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce and Babcock Marine, we are striving towards delivering submarine capability in a more cost efficient, effective and safe way.

We are focused on the procurement and support of some of the most complex equipment in the world; consequently, safety and security are fundamental to everything we do, from the environment in which we operate to providing the submarine fleet with equipment and support.

If your skills/experience are not an obvious match to those listed above, it could still be worth putting in your application. The teams have a need for diverse experiences and there could be the ideal assignment waiting for you.

Please note, due to security, these posts are reserved for sole UK Nationals.

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