Project Manager

Location:Wiltshire
Job Type:Full Time
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Project Manager

Would you like to play a key role in assistingthe MOD as they transition their way of working? We currently have a vacancyfor a Project Manager at our customer’s site in Corsham.

As a Project Manager, you will be using yourProject Management Expertise to lead, manage and support the delivery of keyinformation systems and services. You will be responsible for managing projectsand packages of work based within our customer organisation workingcollaboratively with our customer and a multi-supplier eco-system, includingother BAE systems team members. The role will include adopting customergovernance and process as well as identifying and implementing areas forcontinual improvement.

This role is an opportunity to embed within ahigh-profile MOD programme, working directly alongside the customer to delivertheir programme and vision. The customer is changing how they delivercapability to its users and this is one of the first programmes that is adoptingan MOD as Prime System Integrator model.

It is also an excellent opportunity to applyexperience and learning in an environment that is still maturing and evolving.This role offers the potential for growth within the business leading tofurther opportunities with increased responsibility.

Your main responsibilities as a Project Managerwill involve:

Preparing and maintaining schedules ofactivities and events, taking account of dependencies and resource requirements

Identifying and monitoring project risks(threats and opportunities) planning and implementing responses to them andresponding to other issues that affect products

Managing the consolidation and documenting ofthe fundamental components of the project (scope, schedule, resourcerequirements, budgets, risks, opportunities, issues and qualityrequirements)

Identifying, defining, evaluating, planning,tracking and realising the business benefits of the project

Establishing and maintaining governancearrangements for the delivery of the project, defining clear roles,responsibilities and accountabilities that align with organisation practice

Developing and managing teams, identifying,addressing and resolving differences between individuals and/or interest groups

Utilising communication skills to handlediverse audiences in a multi-supplier environment

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential:

Good communications skills and ability to buildrelationships with a diverse spectrum of individuals (customer, suppliers etc.)

Experience working in close collaboration withone or more customers

Adaptability and flexibility in order to reactand positively respond to change

Knowledge of project management techniques andrecent experience in leading delivery projects

Desirable:

Delivering secure solutions based on MicrosoftWindows and additional Microsoft based technologies

such as Exchange, Skype, SQL and GroupPolicy.

Ability to identify risks associated withbusiness processes, operations, information security programs and technologyprojects.

Have proven experience of working within or inclose collaboration with the UK MoD as a Project Manager

Have a reasonable understanding from atechnical perspective of military deployed CIS and associated CISInfrastructure

Knowledge of delivering Agile Deliveryprojects.

Managing IS/IT Project Delivery, including tothe UK Military.

A recognised project management methodologysuch as PRINCE2/APMP/MSP

What we're looking for in you:

You will have apositive proactive attitude that will enable you to both calmly work through toresolution of conflicts and build positive working relationships, includingwith potential competitors to achieve outcomes for the customer. You will alsohave the ability to work autonomously with ambiguous requirements.

Location: Corsham

Salary: £42,300 +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 the world’s leadingglobal defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edgeof technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customersin over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Air

BAE Systems Air brings together the company’sinternational capabilities and expertise to respond to customers' current andfuture requirements, and compete for international export and collaborativeopportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems Air has an unrivalled track record andexpertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms,components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado andHawk.

BAE Systems Air has the capability to providecustomers with information superiority through the delivery of actionableintelligence and information, together with the provision of innovativeinformation systems and services. Training is a key enabler to deliveringmilitary capability, and at BAE Systems we bring together our expertise in theanalysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions into a powerfulcombination for our military customers around the world.

Working as an integral part of the teamdelivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is toprovide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that reallymatters.

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 our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply asearly as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAESystems.