Lead Project Controller

Warton

Air

Project management

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job Title: Lead Project Controller

Location: Samlesbury or Warton. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – this role is hybrid, with a minimum requirement of 60% of time on site. Please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role

Salary: £52,084 – £57,344 depending on experience

 

What you’ll be doing:

·       Monitoring performance and providing trend analysis to determine improvement areas and to support the development of key performance indicators

·       Operating a project control system to define progress and identify programme performance issues

·       Creating and maintaining project schedules

·       Driving ownership of the work scope tasks throughout the project team

·       Managing project scope change and budget, applying Earned Value Management techniques

·       Applying risk and opportunity techniques

·       Undertaking team leadership responsibilities where necessary

 

Your skills and experiences:

·       Experience with project control systems

·       Experience creating and maintaining project schedules using the relevant toolsets is essential

·       Experience applying Earned Value Management techniques is necessary

·       Experience of risk, opportunity and change management is required

·       Demonstrated ability to lead a team with previous management experience is advantageous

·       A formal project management qualification such as APMP, Prince 2 or equivalent experience

 

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.

 

The Project team:

You will be part of a team of professionals using world-class project control techniques, providing expertise to support the Project Managers in the delivery of large, high value, technically complex and strategically important programmes within our Air business.

 

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: 29th February 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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