Principal Project Leader - Business Assurance

Last updated 7 days ago
Location:South Gloucestershire

Business Assurance Leader

Would you like to play a key role in assuring governance compliance within BAE Systems Integrated Combat Systems? We currently have a vacancy for a Business Assurance Leader at our site in Filton.

As a Business Assurance Leader, you will be responsible for providing appliance to central business governance within Integrated Combat Systems in order to maintain compliance and drive business and programme efficiencies, providing the Integrated Combat Systems management team with increased confidence in its business environment. You will be also be maintaining improved quality and efficiency of the processes deployed across Integrated Combat Systems via its programme management plans and ensuring a high calibration of assurance that demonstrates control in the delivery of all programmes and projects undertaken.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work closely with a range of stakeholders across functions in BAE Systems Integrated Combat Systems, which could lead to further opportunities within the team or wider BAE Systems business.

Your main responsibilities as a Business Assurance Leader will involve:

Maintain compliance with corporate policies through monitoring, audit and improvement across all integrated combat systems programme, functions and departments

Coordinate Integrated Combat Systems Operational Assurance Statement (OAS) returns, ensuring that all Amber and Red returns are supported by a robust return to green plans

Coordinate audit schedule to test the robustness of OAS 'Green' returns

Plan and Coordinate the annual Integrated Combat Systems audit schedule

Assist operational and support functions with information assurance / security, and business continuity guidance

Provide monthly compliance scorecard, identifying areas of business risk with proposed mitigated actions.

Your skills and qualifications:

Broad experience/knowledge/awareness of business processes including but not limited to: Project Management, Engineering, Finance, Commercial and Supply Chain

Understanding of the operations of Commercial, Project Management, Supply Chain and Finance

Degree in business management (of equivalent experience)

Project management experience

Quality assurance background

What we're looking for in you:

You will be an excellent communicator both written and verbally to communicate with a range of stakeholders at all levels. You will also be bold and have the ability to challenge where necessary. Independence and flexibility will also be key to success in this role, working on your own initiative across multiple projects.

Location: Filton

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

Integrated Combat Systems:

Integrated Combat Systems is part of BAE Systems Submarines. We predominantly supply to the UK MoD but with smaller derivative work done in support of international Customers. Our team is responsible for system design, build and/or procurement of the major electronic and mechanical systems on a submarine, as well as provision of test, integration and support services.

Innovation is central to our DNA and has produced the Common Combat System (CCS) to address the customer’s affordability, technology and capability challenges. It is based on commercial off-the-shelf technology (COTS) coupled with bespoke military hardware and software and is being progressively rolled-out into the UK's Submarine flotilla.

We effectively incorporate rapidly evolving, commercial technology, new capabilities and changes coming from the operational environment into long-term build, maintenance and in-service programmes.

As a 'system of systems' integrator we work closely with our Customer, partners and suppliers to develop and provide innovative, intelligent and value for money solutions across all classes of UK Submarine both in build and in service with the Royal Navy, ensuring our submariners always have world-class, safe, capable and available products.

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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