Assistant Project Manager- Equipment Delivery

BAE Systems
Surrey, Frimley, England / England, Portsmouth, Hampshire
15 May 2018
22 May 2018
Elizabeth Burn
Defence, Marine

Assistant Project Manager- Equipment Delivery

Would you like to be a part of a team responsible for delivering a high value technically complex project from design to delivery? We currently have a vacancy for an Assistant Project Manager at one of our sites in either Portsmouth or Frimley.

As an Assistant Project Manager you will be working with a highly motivated team and across high value, large scale and complex programmes and projects delivering into existing and new classes of submarines.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop your project management and supply chain management skillset, as you will be working closely with Customers and Suppliers within the defence industry.

Your main responsibilities as an Assistant Project Manager will involve:

Day to day management of one or more Above Water Surveillance projects for both existing and future classes of submarines

Project Management, Control Account Management

Supporting the bids and tenders process

Supporting the wider team creation of contracts/ Bid Management

Monitoring performance metrics

Lead, control and monitor projects so that they are delivered to agreed time, cost and quality requirements, regularly reviewing and reporting on progress against plans.

Your skills and qualifications as an Assistant Project Manager:


Previous project management experience in a technical environment

Proven track record of management of control accounts, work packages and resource planning

Batchelor Degree, HND/ HNC or equivalent level of qualification


Supply Chain Management

Experience within the Defence industry

Bid Management

Risk and Opportunity

Life Cycle Management

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for a highly motivated, confident Team Leader with strong communication skills and the ability to deliver accurate, high quality work.

Salary: Competitive

Location: Frimley or Broad Oak (Flexibility to be based from any southern site for the right candidate)

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, childcare vouchers, 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 - Combat Systems

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century. It currently employs approximately 7,700 people, with 500 of these working for Combat Systems across our sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Ash Vale, Broad Oak, Filton, Frimley and Weymouth.

We are currently responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of the Royal Navy's latest and most capable generation of attack submarines, as well as their intelligent Combat Systems trusted to detect threats in the naval environment.

Our Combat Systems team designs, builds, integrates and supports all of the submarine combat systems in the UK fleet - essentially, the eyes and ears of each platform. We provide through-life support for combat systems, sensors and radars, and deliver complex programmes and technologies by applying expert programme management and world-class engineering.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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