Principal Project Engineer

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PrincipalProject Engineer

Would youlike to have unique collaborative experience working closely with internal andexternal stakeholders within BAE Submarines business? We currently have anumber of vacancies for Principal Project Engineers at our site in Barrow inFurness.

As a Principal Project Engineer, you will carryout a full range of activities in support of project management, givenresponsibility for aspects of a project and facilitating the effective deliveryof projects/programmes.

This rolewill provide you with an opportunity to be part of a new and expanding team,and have the ability to get involved with a number of different aspects of theproject.

Your mainresponsibilities as a Principal Project Engineer will involve:

Support bid and tenderingprocesses, gathering and compiling data

Contribute to the developmentof project definitions. Support the development of project plans

Prepare analyses and collatedata (including determining the availability of resources) to support theeffective development of more detailed plans

Gather data, update projectplans and generate project progress reports on behalf of the project manager

Monitor, within definedframeworks and in assigned areas, activities carried out on projects/programmesto support their effective delivery

Maintain projectdocumentation. Identify and expedite actions to respond to issues anddeviations from the contract

Support the resolution ofproblems and issues to facilitate development of timely and effective solutions

Deputising for the ProjectLeader as required

Assist Control AccountManagers in the Project Planning and Control Processes

Identify and expedite actionsto respond to issues and deviations from project plans

Develop and maintainrelationships with stakeholders to meet their requirements, and lead in swiftresolution of major issues

Support the Risk &opportunity Management processes

Yourskills and qualifications:

APM PMqualification or equivalent

Experienceof Financial Management and general CAM support

Experienceworking with Microsoft Office tools, including Microsoft Project

Awillingness to take on leadership responsibilities within the team

**Whatwe're looking for in you:**looking for an individual that can self-managetheir workload and projects whilst working closing and collaboratively withinternal and external stakeholders. Excellent communications skills andattention to detail would also be a key skill required.

Location: Barrow in Furness

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive anexcellent 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 employeeassistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local andnational employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annualincentive.


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

Maritime– Submarines

OurSubmarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UKRoyal Navy for more than a century.

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

Dreadnoughtis the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We willdeliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine enteringservice in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of theworld's most complex engineering challenges.

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

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

Please beaware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both securityand export control restrictions.Theserestrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previousnationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those rolesthat you can perform for the organisation.