Would you like to work on new technology for one of leading classes of Submarines working with a wide variety of stakeholders? We currently have a vacancy for a Project Manager to be based at one of our southern sites.
As the Project Manager you will lead a multi discipline team including Engineers, Commercial and the Supply Chain to ensure all are delivering to project schedule, budget and quality targets.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to work with the MOD as well as several defence businesses working in conjunction to deliver a cohesive solution aligning to the submarine platform needs. Additionally the role requires considered engagement with the supply chain from strategy through to delivery.
Your main responsibilities as a Project Manager will involve:
Responsible for managing budgets including forecasting future spend profiles and resource requirements
Ensuring the programme has the appropriate risk and opportunity coverage
Leading the Engineers and Supply Chain in line with the programme schedule
Developing and implementing a strategy for supplier engagement, coordinating the release of Invitations to Tender, assessing proposals and managing the chosen supplier to the contract
Influencing and stakeholder management
Responsible for Health and Safety
Your skills and qualifications as a Project Manager:
Proven track record of Project Management delivery including previous experience with managing budgets and delivering to cost and schedules
Experience selecting and managing the Supply Chain
Skills in Influencing and stakeholder management
Developing supply chain initiatives would be desirable
Bid/Tender experience would be desirable
Degree, a relevant qualification or equivalent experience in Project Management
What we're looking for in you:
You will be a team player, with the confidence to negotiate and communicate with stakeholders on a daily basis. You will be self-motivated, diligent and positive with strong communication and interpersonal skills. You will be open to ideas and will be willing to proactively extract information while managing multiple stakeholders.
Location: Southern Sites
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, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
Maritime - Submarines
Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.
The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.
Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.
We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.
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