Lead Project Professional – Delivery

Weymouth

Submarines

Project management

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job Title: Lead Project Professional – Delivery

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

Salary: Circa £50,000 – depending on skills and experience 

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Supporting development and maintenance of coherent, fully integrated and workable project plans and budgets 
  • Developing accurate estimates in support of bids, annual budgets or cost to completion, and analysing “spend to date” data
  • Leading, controlling and monitoring work packages so that they are delivered to agreed time, cost and quality requirements, regularly reviewing and reporting on progress against plan
  • Required to be subjected to Change Management
  • Leading and managing production of various progress reports i.e. Control Account Manager, risk, etc. using appropriate tools such as EVM
  • Developing, maintaining and managing key relationships with sub-system teams, customers and other stakeholders
  • Leading and managing the development, agreement and resolution of project risk and opportunities, assumptions, dependencies and exclusions
  • Responsible for managing direct and indirect reports

Your skills and experiences: 

Essential

  • Strong understanding of budgeting and financial management principles
  • Proven experience in project planning, scheduling and execution
  • Experience in risk identification, response planning, response implementation and ongoing management of risk exposure
  • Sub-contract management experience

Desirable

  • Experience liaising with key stakeholders Experience in negotiating and managing contracts with key suppliers
  • Ability to ensure compatibility with key interfaces and minimise conflict between dependencies
  • Proficient with Jira tasking software and project management tools

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 Dreadnought Specialist Engineering Services team:

As a part of the Dreadnought Specialist Engineering Services team, you will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the day-to-day management and delivery of the Dreadnought project’s Safety Engineering. 

You will have an opportunity to manage a complex multimillion pounds package of work which is significant to the Design, Build and Commissioning to the Dreadnought Programme. This role also offers some fantastic development opportunities, with a clear focus on your career and a priority with setting a 5 year plan as well as opportunities to develop further within the SSNA Programme. We offer relocation support packages across all Submarines roles, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

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: 18th June 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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