Solution Factory Project Manager - ERP


Solution Factory Project Manager

Would you like to have direct impact into the wider success of the Air business and its operating processes, supporting the development and delivery of improvements to them and provide the core ability to improve the success of the business? Would you like to play a key role in delivering Core pieces of software / systems crucial to the underpinning success of the Air Business? We currently have a vacancy for a Solution Factory Project Manager at our site in Warton.

As a Solution Factory Project Manager, you will be helping define, manage and orchestrate the activities associated with the process of designing, developing and testing changes and fixes to the Air ERP solution. This might mean changes to the software elements of the solution or changes to hardware, business processes and data, access rules and controls, training material or the way the Air ERP integrates into the wider Air IM&T architecture. At present Air ERP works on a weekly release cycle with changes being developed, tested and then promoted to production on a weekly basis requiring you as a Project Manager to be able to manage short sharp, delivery programmes for emergent fixes alongside the longer term programmes associated with development of major enhancements.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to manage the activities associated with delivering the production releases / changes.

Your main responsibilities as a Solution Factory Project Manager will involve:

Producing a plan and schedule for all production releases

Reporting progress against the produced plan for each release

Ensuring that each production release meets all the release entry criteria

Managing and addressing issues as they arise

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential skills

Experience delivering against the Project Plan

Project Management experience

Desirable skills

Experience working within a software development or Test Team

Project Management Qualification

What we're looking for in you:

You will have experience in dealing with conflict resolution, we are looking for an individual that has strong communication skills. You will be able to work with the team to complete the end goal. This role will involve strong stakeholder management and the successful individual will need to build relationships with not only your team but with the wider business and wider stakeholders within the business.

Location: Warton

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.

BAE Systems Air

If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today.You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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