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Administrator - Engineering

BAE Systems
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Job title: Administrator - Engineering

Location: Glasgow; We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Up to £27,710 depending on skills and experience

What you'll be doing:

  • Supporting other Administrators within the Programme
  • Liaising with the end customer, visitors, and staff including visitor reception, arranging meetings, and booking travel etc.
  • Co-ordinating events
  • Organising senior meetings and reporting the calendar
  • Ensuring Senior Managers diaries are maintained
  • Updating the SDE/SharePoint pages and Windchill
  • Managing Senior Management and Engineering timesheets and expenses
  • Co-ordinating visitor passes
  • Organising documents as required
  • Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience in undertaking administrative duties and supporting customer events
  • Desirable:

  • Prior experience working with Senior Management teams
  • Benefits:

    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 Wholeship Engineering team:

    As an Engineering Administrator you will report to the Canadian Surface Combatant Head of Wholeship Engineering. The primary purpose of your role is to support and enable the engineering teams from an administration perspective. This role requires a high level of proactive thinking against the role terms of reference - project the support needs from the teams.

    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.

    Closing Date: 13th March 2024 - Interviews for this position will take place week commencing 18th March.

    We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


    BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security and aerospace company head-quartered in London in the United Kingdom and with operations worldwide.

    Recognising that our people are our top priority we have set ourselves a number of corporate targets to improve the diversity and inclusiveness of our workforce, including uplifting our female representation in leadership roles by 15% by 2015. We recognise the challenge that this target presents, knowing that engineering is often seen as a “man’s world”. 

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