Project Manager

Job Type:Full Time
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Would youlike to work on projects encompassing both the technology delivery as well asthe successful transition into the business area? We currently have a vacancyfor an IT Project Manager at our site in Preston or Farnborough.

As an ITProject Manager you will be leading medium sized projects or delivering a workpackage as part of a larger programme of work. These could be across multiplecustomers, technologies and domains and will also require focus on the businesschange element to support business transition and transformation activities.

This rolewill provide you with an overall responsibility to deliver internal andexternal business and enterprise projects to cost, timescale, quality andcustomer satisfaction.

Your skillsand qualifications:

StrongProject Management experience within the IT Services domain

Experienceof leading enterprise-wide projects, incorporating successful business changedelivery, to meet strategic business objectives

Experienceof managing supply chains to achieve successful project outcomes

Excellentcommunication, presentation and interpersonal skills; able to produce anddeliver progress updates, proposals and reporting to audiences at all levels

Strongstakeholder management and conflict resolution skills

Knowledgeand experience of Life Cycle Management and working in an organisation withstrong governance practices and processes

Competencewith computer-based Project Management tools including MS Projects MSOfficeetc.

Educatedto degree level

FormalProject Management training, preferably PRINCE2 Practioner, Agile ProjectManagement


ITILtraining or six sigma qualifications desirable but not essential

Whatwe're looking for in you:

You havea proven track record of leading successful project delivery and building trustand confidence with your stakeholders. You must be capable of working incomplex environments and collaborating across multiple business areas andacross supply chains to achieve common business objectives. You must be able todemonstrate decisiveness in resolving issues, making decisions and identifyingpriorities and be able to confidently communicate (oral & written) withstakeholders at all levels.

Location: Preston or Farnborough

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, anemployee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employeediscounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.


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.


BAESystems is home to the engineering expertise, technical skill and ingeniouspeople that keep the UK at the forefront of defence and security capability. Wemanage some of today’s toughest challenges, delivering the most complexprogrammes, which generate critical export growth whilst supporting thousandsof advanced manufacturing jobs distributed throughout the UK.

Now wewant even more great people to join us.

Tosupport such a uniquely complex range of operations, our Shared Services peopleare likewise hugely diverse. About half of our 1000 employees are at 32 UK locations,in customer-facing roles, adding benefit and value to BAE Systems operations,people and property. We are home to experts who thrive on mental challenge -often specialists who are leaders in their fields.

Whateverthe area you work in, the focus is always on delivering the highest qualitysolutions at the lowest possible cost. We welcome people with diverse skillsand experience who bring a real passion for customer focus.

We prideourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll bepart 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 welcomeapplications from sections of the community which are currentlyunder-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants withdisabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating toyour background at any stage of the application process.

Please beaware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both securityand export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factorsincluding your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/oryour place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for theorganisation.

Due tothe 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 beconsidered for a role with BAE Systems.