BAE Systems - Sea Trials Manager, Glasgow


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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Sea Trial Manager within our Surface Ships business unit at our Clyde, Glasgow site.  The primary purpose of this role is, to be responsible for the management of sea trials in the new build ship sector (warships), including advising, planning, programming and delivery.
They will also be responsible for steering all aspects of governance in respect of working at sea and in particular the Sea Trials Manager will be responsible for the completion of the Certificate of Sea Worthiness on behalf of the Project Chief Engineer.  The role requires the individual to have excellent inter-personal skills to ensure effective communications across a multitude of stakeholders.
As a Sea Trial Manager your main responsibilities will involve: 
Preparing vessels and resources for sea
Managing and leading activities at sea
Advising and influencing stakeholders at sea
Collaborative working
Facilitation of stakeholders
Liaising with maritime authorities
Customer Relations
As a Sea Trial Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include: 
Considerable maritime experience at management level
Relevant maritime training gained in the Merchant Navy, Royal Navy or ship build company
Knowledge of platform and combat systems sea trials and maritime legislation
Engineering or Business degree with appropriate Institution membership or equivalent Experience in budget preparation, bids and control
What we're looking for in you 
An individual with excellent communication and people skills, enabling technical discussions with customers, delivery teams and suppliers.  The successful candidate must also have the ability to promote and implement organisational change, challenging existing frameworks and explore new ideas and concepts.  They should also encourage individual development and be able to mentor and support.

BAE Systems
BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
BAE Systems Surface Ships
BAE Systems Surface Ships is the surface warship building and through-life support operation of BAE Systems. We employ over 7,000 people, are the UK's leading provider of surface warships and through-life support, are a world-class industrial partner to the UK Ministry of Defence and a leader in the global export market for warships and innovative naval surface ship support.
We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.
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