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Integrated Project Team Leader - US Naval Propulsion

Company: Rolls Royce
Location: Walpole
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

As an IPTL and Resource Manager, you will be responsible to provide program leadership to an extended, multi-functional engineering team to apply a systems approach to deliver a new system, including:  definition, planning, monitor, control and deliver managed change (including new solutions) to meet all agreed stakeholder requirements, and to plan and deliver verification programs to ensure that Rolls-Royce's products meet business, customer and regulatory requirements.

To ensure we continue to be pioneers of our industry, Rolls-Royce has a team of over 16,500 engineers around the globe. They include everyone from world experts in their field to those who manage hundreds of people and millions of pounds worth of investments. We recruit engineers at all levels and in a range of disciplines. And while we encourage specialization, we also offer freedom to cross-specialize and develop skills across a number of different areas.

Key Accountabilities

  • Oversee and manage a team of cross-functional skills to meet program based requirements with focus on the Naval Propulsion Products.
  • Define, agree and integrate the plan for the IPT, taking into account both the scope of the overall technical projects / Work packages and associated activities required to understand and then produce a solution to the requirements including delivery of robust verification, certification and qualification strategies
  • Oversee schedule for the lifecycle of the IPT, manage the project plans (time and budget), and drive adherence to achieve time, cost and quality targets.
  • Define the necessary resources required to achieve stakeholder requirements, and coordinate with program managers and capability managers when technical specialists are required, to balance load and capacity across the IPT.
  • Ensure project risks (technical, cost, supply chain and timescale) are identified, managed (including integration of risk activities in project plan), and escalation of risks in accordance with risk management plan.
  • Ensure IPT work is integrated with all relevant higher level plans - including relevant Project Management Plan and Risk Management Plan

Rolls-Royce is a Military Friendly Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic


  • Bachelors Degree in engineering with 8+ years experience, or
  • Masters Degree in engineering with 10+ years experience, or
  • JD/PhD
  • In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be eligible to obtain and maintain security clearance, which requires USA Citizenship


  • Project/Function Management Engineering Experience
  • Experience leading or managing a team for execution of a program or in support of a functional skillset 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team environment; willingness to accept responsibility and take initiative; and drive to finish assigned tasks on schedule
  • An excellent command of the English language for both written and oral communications
  • Familiarity with external customer interface as well delivery and testing experience at a system level. 

Beyond tomorrow

We are an equal opportunities employer. We’re committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures give us different perspectives. And the more perspectives we have, the more successful we’ll be. By building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realize their full potential.

You can learn more about our global Diversity and Inclusion strategy here.

At Rolls-Royce we also support requests for flexible working arrangements wherever possible.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are keeping our people safe by offering the option to work from home where possible and necessary. If you’re successful for this role you’ll be expected to work from home on a temporary basis.  When Rolls-Royce updates the safety protocols related to COVID-19, you may be required to work in multiple spaces (home, office, alternate locations, etc.) as needed across the work week.  These may vary dependent on required tasks, the needs of the team, and the focus of the organization

Closing date: 19th September 2021

Job Category

Mechanical Systems

Posting Date

12 Oct 2021; 00:10

Keywords: Rolls Royce, Boston , Integrated Project Team Leader - US Naval Propulsion, Other , Walpole, Massachusetts

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