Senior Project Manager
BAE Systems Real Estate Solutions are looking for a Senior Project Manager to support a growing portfolio of facilities and building services projects with our UK business.
As Senior Project Manager you will work alongside our real estate and facilities teams and have overall responsibility for the planning and delivery of a portfolio of projects ensuring scope, plans, resources and budgets are aligned to deliver project success. The role covers the whole project lifecycle from initial inception and business case development, through the design and procurement process and onto the delivery and commissioning phase.
Typically these projects will be related to facilities and building services including maintenance, repair, refurbishment or construction projects. As such, knowledge of mechanical and electrical installations and building services would be advantageous.
This role is an exciting opportunity to imbed with RES and interact with a range of people and be part of a dynamic operating environment.
Travel will be required to other BAE Systems sites
Your main responsibilities as a Senior Project Manager will involve:
Leading the planning and implementation of medium to large scale projects, facilitating the definition of project scope, objectives and deliverables, ensuring technical feasibility
Management of the technical aspects of design, procurement, implementation and close-out of project activities
Establishing and maintaining effective working business relationships with project sponsors, stakeholders and team members. Function as a liaison between stakeholders and team members working through challenges and issues as they arise.
Assisting the customer in defining project requirements, lead negotiations and coordinate client and supplier teams and set the overall project strategy and objectives
Assembling an effective project team and provide direction and support to the team to ensure successful delivery
Identifying, tracking and mitigating project risk and realise opportunities to enhance project performance
Communicating expectations, milestones, risks, status and changes in scope to team members, stakeholders and project sponsors
Completing post-project evaluations to determine how well results were achieved and if adjustments to processes are needed
Supporting business winning and have the ability identify new opportunities and create compelling proposals and business cases.
Responsible for compliance with corporate governance and management of health & safety to the appropriate standards
Your skills and qualifications:
Experience of successful project delivery throughout the whole project lifecycle
Significant and varied working knowledge and experience of all Project Management competencies within facilities management, buildings services or construction sector
Ability to think logically and problem solve both in initial planning and as the need arises during the project life cycle
Formal project management qualification such as APM, PRINCE2 or similar
Experience and practical application of the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations
Understanding of statutory requirements, current regulations and approved codes of practice relating to buildings and facilities
People management experience, preferably experience managing contractors
Excellent stakeholder management skills including influencing and negotiation
Good IT skills, proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint, with experience of Microsoft Project
Knowledge of building services including mechanical and / or electrical installations
SHE qualification e.g. IOSH or NEBOSH Construction Certificate
Knowledge and experience of commercial contracts
What we're looking for in you:
You will be a confident and good communicator who is self-motivated and able to take things through to completion independently. You will have the ability to build good relationships with others demonstrating strong leadership skills.
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 home to the engineering expertise, technical skill and ingenious people that keep the UK at the forefront of defence and security capability. We manage some of today's toughest challenges, delivering the most complex programmes, which generate critical export growth whilst supporting thousands of advanced manufacturing jobs distributed throughout the UK.
Now we want even more great people to join us.
To support such a uniquely complex range of operations, our Shared Services people are likewise hugely diverse. About half of our 1000 employees are at 32 UK locations, in customer-facing roles, adding benefit and value to BAE Systems operations, people and property. We are home to experts who thrive on mental challenge - often specialists who are leaders in their fields.
Whatever the area you work in, the focus is always on delivering the highest quality solutions at the lowest possible cost. We welcome people with diverse skills and experience who bring a real passion for customer focus.
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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