Lead Business Investigator

Recruiter
BAE Systems
Location
Glasgow
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
20 Oct 2021
Closes
03 Nov 2021
Ref
00083684
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
We have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Business Investigator at our site in Glasgow.

Naval Ships design and manufacture a range of naval ships and state of the art combat systems and equipment, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. From offshore patrol vessels through to the latest City Class Type 26 frigates that we are building for the UK Royal Navy, and the Australian Hunter Class and Canadian Surface Combatant, we are a business that operates on a truly global platform and can offer a wide range of opportunities where you can play your part in these challenging and exciting projects.

The quality team have a new role available and are looking for a Lead Business Investigator to join their team to support, guide & coordinate a team of investigators across the business to carry out a wide range of investigations including quality, people and processes. With an opportunity to renew the existing process and implement improvements you'll bring your investigation expertise to help the business streamline and providing a rigorous and robust system.

Your main responsibilities as a Lead Business Investigator will involve:

  • Coordination & alignment of a range of investigations across the naval ships business
  • Indirectly leading a team of investigators
  • Responsibility to support & develop a team of cross functional investigators
  • Providing effective management support to all functional areas, report writing and action plan creation and follow up
  • Provision of management awareness training & education.
  • Engaging stakeholders and driving change and improvement across the business
  • Support training of basic investigation skills for the investigations team and broader quality team and wider business
  • Your skills and qualifications:

    Essential:

  • Experience in a similar investigation role is essential including knowledge of investigation methods and verification techniques
  • Previous experience leading and conducting investigations
  • Previous experience leading a team of investigators
  • Experience of report writing and a competent user of MS packages
  • Desirable:

  • Lead auditor with certification
  • What we're looking for in you:

    Excellent stakeholder engagement skills, good communications skills both verbal and written, problem solving skills, good attention to detail and negotiating and influencing skills are all key. This role needs to drive change, encourage people to contribute and investigate issues so building and growing relationships is key.

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: Competitive

    Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

    BAE Systems

    At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. We search for new ways to provide our customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains. We employ a skilled workforce of 85,800 people in more than 40 countries and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology.

    Our Naval Ships business

    We design and manufacture a range of naval ships and state of the art combat systems and equipment, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. From offshore patrol vessels through to the latest City Class Type 26 frigates that we are building for the UK Royal Navy, and the Australian Hunter Class and Canadian Surface Combatant, we are a business that operates on a truly global platform and can offer a wide range of opportunities where you can play your part in these challenging and exciting projects.

    Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential.

    At BAE we want to be the leading employer in defence and security for valuing diversity and inclusion. We care about difference in all forms and want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential.

    We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under-represented within our industry, including women, people from ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to be a preferred home for veterans and reservists.

    For more information on our Diversity & Inclusion work, please click here.

    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/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

    Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems