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Senior Consultant - Engineering Assurance

BAE Systems
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Engineering & Manufacturing
Full Time
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Job Title: Senior Consultant - Engineering Assurance

Location: Barrow-In-Furness

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

Salary: Competitive

What you'll be doing:

  • Provide independent Level 3 Assurance to the Engineering Authority (EA) regarding the establishment, maintenance and the robustness of all engineering (Levels 1 and 2) assurance being executed by those delegated by the EA
  • Plan and perform independent Level 3 Assurance activities pertaining to applicable Product, cognisant of the resource limitations by utilising a risk based approach
  • Provide independent Level 3 Assurance that engineering products are integrated, safe, fully compliant with the agreed requirements set and, without compromising safety, has hazards which are demonstrated As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP), and is cost effective and are clearly defined, configured and controlled for applicable Product
  • Provide independent Level 3 Assurance that Design Reviews and Technical Bid Reviews are conducted to provide independent appraisal
  • Communicating, both in writing and verbally, the conclusions of Assurance activities including reviews, audits, investigations and their findings to various stakeholders at all levels, including, board members, senior managers, customers and business peers
  • Technical report writing and representing the department at meetings

Your skills and experiences:


    Experience of Submarine Systems, Nuclear, Electrical, Mechanical, Naval Architecture Engineering/Quality domains A depth of understanding of how Submarine engineering is organised and structured, how different engineering disciplines are integratedStakeholder management experience

    Chartered StatusDegree or equivalent qualificationExperience of engineering/quality assurance

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 EPAD team:

As a Senior Engineering Consultant, you will be working within the Engineering Product Assurance Department (EPAD), reporting to the Principal Engineering Manager Level 3 Assurance. EPAD are a multi-disciplinary team that operate in the fields of Engineering Assurance, providing independent judgement (Level 3 assurance) to the Engineering Authority (EA) regarding the establishment, maintenance and the robustness of all engineering (Levels 1 and 2) assurance being executed by those delegated by the EA that the design intent has been maintained meets the stated contract requirements, Is safe to operate, and compliant with statutory legal and regulatory requirements.

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: 30th April 2024

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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