Project Manager

Location:Cumbria
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Project, Controls, Planning Management Opportunities

Are you an experienced Project Manager looking for your next challenge? Would you like to work on a unique programme with a multi-national defence company? BAE Maritime Submarines currently have opportunities for Project Managers to join our site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

Project Manager Roles within BAE Maritime Submarines will present you with the rewarding responsibility for a package of work. It will provide you with an opportunity to connect with the future of the Submarines project delivery. In doing so, enabling you to make a measureable contribution to the success of the programme

As a Project Manager you will enter a highly skilled and competitive network which is industry recognised. Collaboratively you will expedite key milestones in a professional community, which is determined to achieve and deliver a remarkably complex platform, which is of National importance.

With numerous objectives to be driven and monitored in line with achieving our business goals, you will be at the forefront of pioneering new approaches, initiatives and efficiencies. These will in turn, facilitate capture, evaluate and incorporate mutual good practice which will encompass high performance to ensure utmost success.

Your main responsibilities as a Project Manager will involve:

Commanding a package of work or project that is integral to the delivery of the programme

Developing effective working behaviours with project responsibility, harnessing knowledge and expertise from some of the leading minds in the project management circuit within the Defence sector

Assuming responsibility for ensuring processes, people and tools are organised to progress activities

Leading and inspiring the performance of team members through regular appraisals

Timely resolution of concerns between all parties and functions

Building affinity with an array of stakeholders through effective and inspiring communication as well as exchanging information to meet objectives

Working alongside Operations in the build phase, Engineering in the design space and demonstrating your understanding of the project plan as a whole

Working closely with project controls to identify risks as well as supporting implementation of planning and controls

Integrating controls into the consciousness of decisions made on the project/ work package to ensure the appropriate trajectory towards a business goal is corrected and ultimately achieved

Negotiation with stakeholders involved in decision making, presenting them with evidence-based guidance on performance and good practice

Capturing, evaluating as well as conveying good practice in order to inspire teams

Your skills and qualifications:

A Degree in Project Management or equivalent industry experience

APM Project Management Qualification or equivalent

Demonstrable, extensive experience of owning a high scale project, work package or change initiative alongside a team

Strong analytical and reporting skills to enable key decisions to be made effectively at a portfolio or programme level

Proven ability to manage and maintain a high performance in a professional team

Broad knowledge of Project Management Governance and Assurance

Location: Barrow

Salary: £dependent on experience + Highly Competitive Benefits

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, and 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.