Project Manager

Barrow-In-Furness | Defence, Marine

Job title: Project Manager

Location: Barrow-In-Furness - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Up to £43,600 depending on experience

What you'll be doing:

  • Project Management - Working within a team, responsibilities will include planning, resourcing, budgeting, coordinating activities, tracking and reporting on project delivery and customer and industry partner stakeholder engagement
  • Process development, standardisation, facilitation and optimisation
  • Programme delivery - Delivering contractual requirements in line with milestone dates, identifying future opportunities/emerging requirements with our MOD customers, development of these recommendations and presentation of solutions that address a range of customer needs and challenges, business case development, performance improvement activities and benefits delivery
  • Promoting the sharing of best practice and solution re-use across Maritime, Land and Air business units (and wider where appropriate)
  • You'll also have people manager responsibilities in this role

Your skills and experiences:


  • Project Management background with APM/Prince2/Agile qualification, with proven experience and a passion for projects focussed in at least one of these areas - Information Technology, Technical Architecture, Data Management or Digital Backbone/Digital Thread
  • Good IT skills in particular Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint)
  • Ability to prioritize workload effectively and work well under pressure


  • Information Management/Data Management/Digital Innovation interest
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to apply analysis and problem-solving techniques to situations to provide fast and effective solutions
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment and to make sound decisions under pressure of time and ability to prioritise


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 Information Knowledge Management Transition To Support team:

The successful candidate will join a high performing and close knit team in an exciting area of the business which is growing speedily to support Astute, Dreadnought and SSNR Programmes. This provides excellent development and progression opportunities. The team share common aspirations to focus on our people and our customers, deliver continuous improvement, strive for operational excellence and deliver capabilities which benefit all Programme Stakeholders for many years to come.

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.

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30/09/2022 15:59:00
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