Collaboration & Information Sharing Manager

Job Description
BAE Systems is a leading supplier of cutting-edge defense and commercial technologies. Cross-organizational collaboration and knowledge awareness, and information sharing are fundamental to our continued success. As such, we are seeking an entrepreneurial community strategist who will grow BAE Systems ' information sharing and collaboration platform, called Knowable Community. This community strategist will be responsible for expanding content, fostering collaboration, and maintaining Knowable Community as the company ' s go-to platform for information exchange, collaboration, and retention through proven best practices, methods, and initiatives. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in designing and implementing novel approaches for connecting disparate groups and information stores.

The main objectives of the role are to create and propel the strategy for growing the Knowable platform and related content, fostering awareness, and driving participation. In addition to the strategic component, the community strategist is also responsible for overseeing all aspects of community success including performance metrics and day-to-day community management such as responding to questions about Knowable, engaging with Group Owners, training new users, and creating content to help engage the community.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 8 years of experience in a technical field
  • 4+ years' experience collaborating across a wide variety of functions and disciplines in a large organization
  • Requires a successful track-record of building cross-community relationships in domains such as engineering, programs, business areas, and functions.
  • Entrepreneurial, effective communicator, and natural connector of people
  • Self-starter who thrives in an independent work environment
  • Passion for community engagement, information sharing, knowledge transfer
  • Agile thinker that generates novel insights and innovative solutions
  • Thrives in a challenging, collaborative, and dynamic environment
  • Effective communicator when remote or in front of large groups
  • US citizen and eligible for a Secret clearance

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Ability to develop large network of advocates across a large organization to help build the community and encourage adoption.
  • Ability to provide training and mentoring to sub-community managers, part-time staff, and others who make up the community "team". This will entail making sure there is community management coverage, moderation, and providing assistance in strategy and planning.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.