Business Change Delivery Lead (Excellence & Engagement)

Job Description

Business Change Delivery Lead (Excellence & Engagement)

Would you like to make a real difference to performance and the way BAE works in regards cultural change? We currently have a vacancy for a Business Change Delivery Lead (Excellence & Engagement) at our site in Preston Channel Way.

As a Business Change Delivery Lead (Excellence & Engagement), you will be asked to work with a variety of people across all levels and BAE systems functions and businesses.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to build expertise in continuous improvement and change management.

Your main responsibilities as a Business Change Delivery Lead (Excellence & Engagement) will involve:

Taking responsibility for delivery of change management including behavioural change and continuous improvement within the Excellence and Engagement improvement strategy

Ensuring Business outcomes and benefits associated with the changes are measured and tracked and consistent benefit realisation standards are applied

Monitoring and reporting improvement strategy, work-stream performance and ensuring appropriate, resources, schedules and milestones are in place for each

Proactively identifying any risks arising from the change activities and ensuring they are properly mitigated and communicated

Establishing and maintaining strong stakeholder (internal and external) relationships maintaining regular communications and managing expectations

Leading a forum of Line of Business change agents and ensuring activity is tracked; measured and appropriate escalations are in place

Your skills and qualifications:


Proven experience in the delivery of change management programmes which have involved cultural change and behaviours

Ability to effectively carry out Business Change Management tasks of medium complexity and provide guidance in those areas

Broad understanding of Business Change Management methodologies, toolsets, processes & governance

Knowledge of end-to-end process and continuous improvement

Human Factors experience

University Degree or relevant experience

Working towards Change Management Institute Full Accreditation (CMI) or a change practitioner certification


Previous work experience within a Shared Services Environment

Experience with change models such as KOTTER Change Models or PROSCI Change Model (although will be working with an in-house BAE Change model in the role)

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent stakeholder engagement management skills

Location: Channel Way, Preston

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.

Shared Services

If you'd like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent - at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of the Shared Services team, you'll be at the heart of this endeavour - working closely with our air, maritime, land and cyber and intelligence businesses to support our customers around the world.

Join us and you'll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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.