Systems Engineering Manager

Systems Engineering Manager

The First Line Engineering Manager (Systems Engineering Function) primary responsibility will be to provide leadership support, guidance and direction to the Engineering staff assigned.

Primary Responsibilities:

To champion Functional Excellence for the Systems Engineering Function
To actively lead and deliver Digital Transformation (DX) Agile, Automation and Model Based Engineering for the Systems Engineering function
To promote the delivery of Lockheed Martin Full Spectrum Leadership and Mission First across the Systems Engineering function
Establish and maintain strong working relationships with Peers, Technical Leads and internal customers such as Programme Management for the Programme for which your teams are assigned and Business Development.
Participation in technical and business meetings for the Programme for which your teams are assigned.
Proactive development of staff including appropriate stretch assignments to support career development plans, and performance management actions as needed.
Ensure the department’s adherence to departmental and LM policies along with active participation in their continued development and maintenance
Maintain an up-to-date understanding of current and future business status to enable effective provision of both resource and capability for your area of responsibility.
To ensure that the Systems Engineering elements for projects to which your staff are assigned are completed on schedule working collaboratively with other functions following established procedures, schedules, and work plans.
Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to achieve results might cause delays in program schedules and result in the allocation of more resources.
Other work, as directed by the Second Line Engineering Manager (Systems Engineering COE)


Require Skills, Qualifications and experience

Proven experience as a Team Lead
Experience in a system development environment with demonstrable success of team leadership and performance management.
Experience / Awareness of Control Account Management, development of Basis of Estimates using metrics, including management of risk
Able to gain the trust and confidence of staff members, Technical leads and peers throughout Engineering & Technology
Good interpersonal and communication skills whether written, verbal or via formal presentations
Capable of securing UK security clearance at the appropriate level for this position.


Desired Skills, Qualifications and experience

Proven experience as a Functional Line Manager
Able to utilize analytical and creative ability and proven judgment in balancing conflicting demands, priorities, risks and uncertainties.


Development and review of engineering plans/schedules, facilities and cost estimates.


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  • Location: Havant, England
  • Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: aap3 All About People
  • Posted: 27-Oct-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com