Degree Apprentice Naval Ships Project Control Portsmouth

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Job Title:   Degree Apprentice Naval Ships Project Controls, Portsmouth
Location: Portsmouth

Salary:    
We offer a competitive salary with annual increases throughout the apprenticeship and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and Share Incentive plan.

What you will be doing:
Working in Project Control means you will be the beating heart of a given project, ensuring that the plans, schedules and risk management is in place for the project.  Analysis of the progress against those plans and schedules will be your responsibility; providing regular updates and recommendations to the wider project team. 

A Helmsman cannot steer a ship without detailed and up-to-date information from the Navigator; and you would be that Navigator in the project world. 

The understanding of the projects performance, looking at trends, highlighting potential issues, forecasting prospective outcomes, identification of mitigating actions and recommendations to the project team will enable the project to be delivered on time, cost and quality (the key facets of any project). The Project Control Programme will develop, test and mature all of these skills.

Specific activities could include:
Do you have an eye for analysing data? The ability to recognise patterns and trends?  To synthesise data and trends into information, projecting potential areas of concern into the future and identify actions today to stop the issues occurring tomorrow?  If so, then the Project Control Programme could be for you.  

Consisting of work experience through five separate, year-long placements, together with an Honours Degree in Project Control, what better way to start your career in Project Control. The work experience and degree will provide the skills and experience in; planning & scheduling, data assurance, analysis techniques, estimating, progress & performance measurement and forecasting, amongst others. We, as a business, are looking to develop the project controllers of the future who can architect and work together to mobilise and deliver a project control environment for some of the most complex national and international projects in the world.

What Qualification Will You Get?
Project Controls Professional Level 6 apprenticeship
An Honours Degree in Project Control 
PMQ qualification from the Association of Project Management.

Overview of Business Unit:
As an island nation, the UK has a proud history of world-class naval engineering. As part of our UK Maritime Sector, Naval Ships designs, builds and delivers complex warships and combat systems, and you could play a vital role in its future.

Our progression opportunities span from engineering to operations, and supply chain. You could join us and help shape the future of the fleet for a generation to come.

We’ve got great projects for you to work on, like the Royal Navy’s new Type 26 Global Combat Ship – a highly capable and versatile multi-mission warship designed to support anti-submarine warfare, air defence and general purpose operations anywhere on the world’s oceans.

Our combat systems are in operation in more than 20 countries around the world and this technology is vital in providing crew members with the information and capabilities they need to operate effectively, whether protecting the world’s shipping lanes or providing humanitarian relief.

We’re always looking to the future and we are committed to investing in our people to help them realise their career potential in an exciting and vibrant environment, working with the best talent in the industry. 

Benefits:
You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.   

Team:
Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. A career here means using your passion and ingenuity to defend national security with breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions. It’s rewarding work that truly makes a difference. And as you tackle critical projects, you’ll work alongside a supportive team – driven by a shared ambition to protect what really matters. At BAE Systems, you’ll find an extraordinary career where you can realize your true potential.  

Why BAE Systems?
This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under represented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

We also provide the opportunity to get involved in projects outside of your primary remit. We encourage you to seek a stretch project in which you’ll gain different experiences. With our huge portfolio of products and our multinational presence, there are opportunities to get involved in something different around every corner. Additionally, we encourage involvement in community projects, STEM initiatives and support groups (called employee resource groups) which all provide valuable learning and development experiences that you may not have access to in your day-to-day role. To ensure we retain our talented people, we offer a blend of sponsorship, additional support in career development planning and a portfolio of high potential development programmes.
  
Our mission is to build a strong, diverse, adaptable, and high performing work force that will develop and grow our future business. We believe that everyone has talent, and at the heart of our talent management approach our ambition is to be recognised as the UK’s top employer in the defence and security sector for valuing diversity and inclusion.

Export Control / Security:
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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.
 

Qualification requirements

5 GCSEs A*-C or 9-4 (or equivalent) including Mathematics and English Language.
96 UCAS Tariff points (240 points old tariff) (or equivalent) with one of the following:
Essential 
Either:
Subjects containing data analysis  
Accounting
Maths
Statistics
Critical thinking
Economics
Business Studies
Biology
Chemistry
Physics

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If you’re curious, hungry for more responsibility, and prepared to step out of your comfort zone, there are endless opportunities to grow with us. At every stage of your career our first-class training, coaching and development programmes, role models and mentors will help you embrace your potential and take the next step.
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  • Diversity, equity and inclusion

    We want everyone here to feel valued and empowered to thrive. Who you are should never define what you can do. We believe when you bring together different people and different perspectives it inspires creativity and drives innovation. It helps us fulfil our purpose and it’s integral to our culture. Everyone is heard and respected here.
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  • Learning and development

    If you’re curious, hungry for more responsibility, and prepared to step out of your comfort zone, there are endless opportunities to grow with us. At every stage of your career our first-class training, coaching and development programmes, role models and mentors will help you embrace your potential and take the next step.
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  • Reward and benefits

    Great work deserves benefits that go beyond your salary. Whether it’s health, wellbeing, or financial security for you and your family – our flexible benefits help you focus on what’s important to you.
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  • Making an impact

    Together we embrace every opportunity to have a positive impact. On the world around us, our communities, and each other.
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