Project Management Professional - MML


Project Management Professional – MML

Would you like to be at the heart of a major Royal Navy capability upgrade programme? We currently have a vacancy for a Project Management Professional (MML Campaign) at one of our sites in Portsmouth, Frimley or Dorchester.

As a Project Management Professional (MML Campaign), you will be supporting the project manager with bidding and campaign work. Maritime Multi-Link (MML) aims to deliver capability into the in-service royal navy fleet prioritising the operational need as directed by the UK royal navy.

This role will provide you with an opportunity to build your knowledge and experience in project management, working closely with internal and external customers.

We are looking for someone who has enthusiasm, drive and the potential to develop, with the aim of becoming a future project manager.

Your main responsibilities as a Project Management Professional will involve:

Supporting the project manager in their daily activities running the MML campaign and bid documentation.

On contract award:

Providing general project management assistance and supporting the Control Account Managers (CAM) and other discipline line managers in their day to day running of the project.

Supporting monthly reporting requirements in accordance with the project reporting lifecycle

Preparing project management information in support of the Project Manager as required

Assist in the development and management of project schedules, supported by risks and opportunities.

Support project forecasting for both schedule and cost through analysis of project performance data

Deputising for the Project Manager as required.

Your skills and qualifications:


Excellent IT skills

Some overall project management knowledge

Excellent communication skills

Organisational skills and ability to take ownership of meeting deadlines


A Project Management qualification would be a benefit however not essential as full support and training can be given

Business related degree beneficial however not essential

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for a quick learner with strong communication skills who is experienced in stakeholder management and able to build relationships. Organisational skills are required as you will have to meet reporting deadlines. You will have a high level of numeracy with accuracy and attention to detail with an analytical mindset. The ability to work on your own initiative is essential.

Location: Portsmouth, Frimley, Dorchester
Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries

Combat Systems

We design, develop, integrate and provide through-life support to naval combat systems that enable navies to protect nations. Vital information from ship sensors such as radar and sonar, are captured through our core product, the Combat Management System. This advanced technological capability allows ships crews to rapidly respond to potentially life threatening situations.

In using this cutting-edge technology, we are at the forefront of defence system integration. Our products feature across the Royal Navy’s surface fleet aboard Type 23 frigates, Type 45 destroyers and Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. The new Type 26 Global Combat Ships, under construction by BAE Systems in Glasgow, will also use the next generation of our combat systems.

We pride ourselves on being the combat systems integrator of choice, not only integrating our own products, but those of other defence companies too in delivering combat systems for both the Royal Navy and international customers.

We offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop with us. The health and well-being of our employees matters to us and that’s why we offer the flexibility for you to do what’s important to you, whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we’ll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer and our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process

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/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.