Project Manager

Basic Overview
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
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Job Location: Christchurch, Dorset

Job title: Project Manager

Location: Christchurch. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary: Competitive

What you'll be doing:

Management of the project delivery, planning and monitoring
Managing project budget and schedule
The identification, development and management of stakeholder relationships
Accurate reporting of project status to team members, leadership and external stakeholders
Ensuring project and quality management processes are effectively applied
Supporting project quality and lifecycle management reviews
Identifying and managing project risks, opportunities and issues
Managing product safety reviews
Mentoring of team members, providing guidance and supportAs part of the project team, you will be expected to work closely with team members, and support the team and/or project leadership in daily activities.

Your skills and experiences:

Previous experience of project management tools and techniques and leading teams
Working to defined and structured lifecycle processes with formal gate reviews, and continuous improvement
Strategic planning, risk management and/or change management is beneficial
Working to quality standards and qualifications, AS9100 desirable


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Defence Information team:

Customers increasingly demand information and technology solutions delivering advantage, communications, planning, operations and cyber protection. C5ISR within Digital Intelligence is where we design and build cutting edge IT solutions for incorporation into products and services.

You could be maximising big data for aircraft availability, ships and land vehicles or developing web based solutions to keep airspace safe. From 3D mission planning systems for fast jets to safety critical London Underground timetabling, BAE Systems has something for everyone.

you will be leading various projects ranging from secure 4G communications networks to augmented virtual reality trainers for nuclear submarines. You could play a part of developing the technology to send a secure SMS to an inflight Typhoon.

This role will provide you with the scope to develop and enhance your skills and knowledge, with potential to become a leader in a global business.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments."

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation

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