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Site Programme Manager

BAE Systems
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10 Nov 2020
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Site Programme Manager

Would you like to manage and organise the site infrastructure and services for one of our largest and key projects? We currently have a vacancy for a Site Programme Manager at our site in Glascoed.

As a Site Programme Manager, you will manage and organise site infrastructure and services for our project including the development, maintenance and delivery of legally compliant business cases pertaining to site buildings, utilities & services. Using your experience, you will provide and direct a complete Engineering Capability within Engineering Services. You will also drive supply chain for cost effective framework agreements and/or service level agreements that add value and longevity to protect the business, this would be done by working with multi-discipline teams and stakeholder (procurement being a large part).

This role will provide you with the ability to see and implement one of Land UK's largest contracts with the UK MOD. You will programme manage the end-to-end project looking at and being involved in all aspects. You will work with many different stakeholders from director to those working on the ground and will be the main point of call being accountable for the development of the site. You will manage 2 others in this role and will support and see them develop in the organisation not just in this role but identify future opportunities or niches for them.


Your main responsibilities as a Site Programme Manager will involve:

Being accountable for the overall circa £30M Project

Using Project Management Skills and Techniques to ensure essential procedures are followed

Exercising full management authority, including: performance reviews, pay decisions, recruitment, discipline, termination and other personnel actions

Leading a small but key team of 2

Training members of the team, monitoring their quality and contributing to pay decisions

Your skills and qualifications:

Degree level qualification or Experience gained in a comparable industry

Professional and Recognised Project Management Qualification (APM or Prince 2)

Be a LCM Assessor

Proven experience using Project Management Tools, Techniques and Practices

Proven experience managing teams both direct and indirect.

Travel to other Land UK sites as and when required.

What we're looking for in you:

To be successful in your role and in general at BAE you will possess a number of core skills including but not limited to: great communication and stakeholder management skills, the ability to motivate others, the ability to prioritise yours and others workloads, the ability to problem solve, the ability and drive to meet deadlines, the ability to influence others and willingness to learn.

Location: Glascoed, S. Wales

Salary: Up to £50,900 per annum

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. 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.

BAE Systems Land UK

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced combat vehicle and munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment. With major facilities in Cheshire, Monmouthshire, Shropshire and Tyne and Wear our Land UK business employs over 1500 people and has a desire to grow the business, both in the UK and internationally.

We are looking for people with the passion, drive and technical skills to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops receive only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK's leading defence, aerospace and security company.

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.


At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

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