FCAS Project Control Assurance Lead

Warton

Air

Project management

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job title: FCAS Project Control Assurance Lead

Location: Warton – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary: £54,793+ (dependent on skills and experience)

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Accountable for assuring operational excellence relating to all aspects of the cost and data architecture elements of the Project Control System for the FCAS Line of Business across internal and external stakeholders
  • Internal and External Stakeholder Management – customer facing and interaction with National and International Stakeholders
  • Support, Training, and Guidance – identifying training requirements for junior and senior team members, recognising capability needs and areas for improvement
  • Internal and External Issue Resolution – active problem solving of issues affecting the quality of project control service
  • Process Documentation Generation and Continuous Improvement – facilitating operational excellence via consistent review and creation of supporting documentation
  • Conducting Assurance Assessments and Driving Quality Improvements – providing SME support to team, contributing to continuous improvement

 

Your skills and experiences:

Essential:

  • Proven experience in Project Control
  • Extensive knowledge of process, toolset and training relating to Project Control System
  • Stakeholder management and issue resolution

Desirable:

  • APM qualification or similar preferred
  • Toolset knowledge – Cobra or Deltek Software is advantageous

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.

Project Controls Team:

The Project Controls team is a dynamic, enthusiastic and innovative team working on an exciting global contract (Global Combat Air Programme) which is the future of military aviation. We put a lot of focus on development, and there is expectation for national and international travel

This is an exciting opportunity to influence the design and development of the FCAS Project Control System, leading on the governance, assurance, and capability associated with the operation of elements of the solution. Engaging with programmes and projects within the FCAS portfolio to understand requirements internal to the FCAS LoB; how the solution needs to interact with national partners and the future international joint venture, whilst ensuring compliance with the Air Sector Functional Strategy

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 underrepresented 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.

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.

Closing Date: 8th April 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

 

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