Senior Project Manager

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Senior ProjectManager – Construction

BAESystems Real Estate Solutions (RES) are looking for a Senior Project Manager tosupport a growing portfolio of facilities and building services projects withour UK business.

Theprimary role of this position is to further develop, deliver and manage theproject management, commercial and engineering services that we provide to thecompany’s submarine manufacturing business in Barrow-in-Furness. As such, therole requires presence on site in Barrow for a minimum of 3 full days per weekor more as required from time to time to meet the demands of the projects orthe customer’s requirements to attend meetings etc. When not at the customer’ssite your home office will be on the docklands in Portway House, Preston.

Youwill work with our real estate, SHE, planning, commercial and engineering teamsand have overall responsibility for the planning and delivery of a portfolio ofprojects ensuring scope, plans, resources and budgets are aligned to deliverproject success. The role covers thewhole project lifecycle from initial inception and business case development,through the design and procurement process and onto the delivery andcommissioning phases.

Projectswill be related to the repair or refurbishment of existing facilities and orthe construction of new facilities and services infrastructure.

Thisis an exciting opportunity to interact with a range of professional people,delivering exciting projects in a dynamic operating environment.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior ProjectManager will involve:

Take responsibility for growing our account with this customer.Promoting our services and securing workload for yourself and the wider RESteam

Drive business winning and have the ability identify new opportunitiesand create compelling proposals and business cases

Establish and maintain effective working business relationships withproject sponsors, stakeholders and team members within RES and the customercommunities

Leading the planning and implementation of medium to large scaleprojects; facilitating the definition of project scope, objectives anddeliverables while ensuring technical feasibility

Assist the customer in defining project requirements, lead negotiationsand coordinate client and supplier teams and set the overall project strategyand objectives

Assemble an effective project team and provide direction and support tothe team to ensure successful delivery

Clearly communicate expectations, milestones, risks, status and changesin scope to team members, stakeholders and project sponsors

Complete post-project evaluations to determine how well results wereachieved and if adjustments to processes are needed

Your skills and qualifications:


Experience of successful project delivery throughout the whole projectlifecycle

Significant and varied working knowledge and experience of ProjectManagement tools, techniques and processes buildings relevant to theconstruction sector

Formal project management qualification such as APM or PRINCE2

Experience and practical application of the Construction (Design &Management) Regulations

Experience in the administration of construction contracts using the NECand or JCT forms of contract

Understanding of statutoryrequirements, current regulations and approved codes of practice relating tobuildings and facilities

People management experience, preferably experience managing contractors

Excellent stakeholder management skills including influencing andnegotiation

Good IT skills, proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint, withexperience of Microsoft Project


Degree qualification in project management, construction management orrelevant engineering discipline

Chartered or working towards Chartered status

SHE qualification e.g. IOSH or NEBOSH Construction Certificate

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a confident and good communicator who is self-motivated andable to take things through to completion independently. You will have theability to build good relationships with others demonstrating strong leadershipskills.

Location: Barrow(with travel to other sites)

Salary: £50,000+dependent on experience

Benefits: Ouremployees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitivepension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed ShareIncentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexibleworking, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local andnational employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annualincentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of theworld’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work atthe cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions everyyear for customers in over 100 countries.

Shared Services

BAE Systems is hometo the engineering expertise, technical skill and ingenious people that keepthe UK at the forefront of defence and security capability. We manage some oftoday’s toughest challenges, delivering the most complex programmes, whichgenerate critical export growth whilst supporting thousands of advancedmanufacturing jobs distributed throughout the UK.

Now we want evenmore great people to join us.

To support such auniquely complex range of operations, our Shared Services people are likewisehugely diverse. About half of our 1000 employees are at 32 UK locations, incustomer-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.

Whatever the areayou work in, the focus is always on delivering the highest quality solutions atthe lowest possible cost. We welcome people with diverse skills and experiencewho bring a real passion for customer focus.

We pride ourselveson employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part ofsomething important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer.We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from allbackgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of thecommunity which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, includingwomen, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use anypersonal information relating to your background at any stage of theapplication process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAESystems will be subject to both security and 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 to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close ourvacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if youwould like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.