Senior Project Professional (Delivery Stream)

BAE Systems
England, Cumbria, Barrow-In-Furness
07 May 2019
21 May 2019
Jamie Meurs
Project Engineering
Job Type

Senior Project Professional (Delivery Stream)

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Project Professional (Delivery Stream) to join our Project Management Function at Weapon Systems UK at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

You will report directly to the Project Manager and support the function in the achievement of its key objectives of safety, quality, delivery, cost and people.

UK and International travel may be required

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Project Professional (Delivery Stream) will involve:

Ensure all projects are managed and delivered safely in accordance with WSUK SHE policies, BAE Systems Operational Framework and Life Cycle Management (LCM) mandates

Apply Project Management processes and methodologies across a spectrum of Sustainment Contracts, Platforms and Customers

Develop a good understanding of, and adhere to, the appropriate contractual quality requirements

Defining, executing and planning contractual deliverables on time and to budget

Support and deputise for the Project Manager as required, which could include chairing multifunctional meetings, IPTs and provide representation at customer review meetings

Capture, produce and present minutes, action trackers and schedules and ensure timely execution of contractual requirements. Ensuring contracts are delivered in accordance with the business LCM model and processes, and to time, safety, cost and quality

Working with Customers, key stakeholders and other functions to ensure timely execution of contractual requirements

Identifying and analysing potential schedule issues and proposing and implementing corrective solutions

Producing metrics and reports to demonstrate performance against contract and customer requirements

Your skills and qualifications:

ONC or Higher (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (i.e.: Engineering, Project Management, Business)

Experience in managing activities and change across functional disciplines

Understanding and experience of Life Cycle Management

Proficient in using Microsoft packages - i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project

Experience in building and presenting reports, this includes collating and manipulating data

Experience in working with a broad range of customers and delivering excellent Customer satisfaction

Ability to introduce new methods of working and processes to the benefit of the programme, Business and our Customers

SAP experience is advantageous

What we're looking for in you:

The successful candidate will have a methodical and controlled approach when undertaking tasks, whilst managing stakeholders of all levels to ensure successful completion. You must have good communication skills, be customer focused, good time management and IT skills, as well as having the ability to influence others. A positive attitude is essential, plus the ability to adapt to varying situations and have the ability to work as part of a team or autonomously.

Location: Barrow

Salary: £34,708 +

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, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts.

BAE Systems - Weapon Systems UK

As part of BAE Systems Platforms and Services organisation in the USA, Weapon Systems (UK)designs, develops, manufactures and supports artillery systems, naval guns, small and medium calibre barrels and provides engineering capability to the wider BAE systems business. Our global reach brings our customers a depth and breadth of expertise that meet critical needs in the air, on land, and at sea. Our mission strives for us to be our customer's trusted and affordable weapons provider, delivering enhanced effects on target and complete mission solutions. We are looking for innovation, commitment and drive to help define the future of Weapon Systems capabilities.

Our UK manufacturing site is based at BAE Systems Barrow in Furness site and is supported by a design team which includes Electronics, Software and Mechanical engineering disciplines. We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Our commitment to our employees and their development is always a priority and our investment in you means working for us will provide you with endless opportunities to create your desired career with us. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

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.

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/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the 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 be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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