Senior Project Manager

Last updated 6 days ago
Location:Cumbria

Senior Project Manager

Would you like to join one of the Major Area Integration Teams (MAIT) which is part of the Dreadnought whole Boat integration team? This is an important and visible team that is responsible for the cross functional integration of design and build to deliver dreadnought. We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Project Manager at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Senior Project Manager, you will be working on the most advanced machinery in the world which is critical to the UK's defence capabilities.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Project Manager will involve:

Provide integrated independent programme view across engineering, supply chain and build.

Provide cross function support and issue resolution

Help set the scope and demand sequence that drive engineering

Manage the integrated baseline and current plan

Responsible for ensuring all material demand is clear and any issues to support build are highlighted

Involves significant stakeholder management across multi-functional areas

Provides a key interface to 3rd parties such as Rolls Royce, the USA, and combat systems


Your skills and qualifications:

    Experience throughout the entire project life cycle.
      Engineering within a Manufacturing Background ideal.
        Experience in submarine or shipbuilding environment preferred.
          Experience working across multifunction teams.

          What we're looking for in you:

            Excellent stakeholder management and relationship building skills

            Location: Barrow-in-Furness

            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.

            Maritime – Submarines

            Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

            The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

            Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

            We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

            We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

            We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

            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.

            Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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