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Project Manager - Delivery

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Project Manager - Delivery

Location: Barrow-in-Furness or Portsmouth, with travel to other sites. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • Generation of senior (up to ministerial level) briefing material in support of permissions and approvals activities. The DCPG PM is required to pull together high-quality artefacts at pace, using inputs from a range of sources including written and verbal
  • Provide project management support to the DCPG and Approvals activities, including management of the integrated route to contract plan and supporting governance
  • Provide verbal briefings to Senior Stakeholders on Dreadnought Commitments
  • Support strategy development for future approvals – Dreadnought Delivery Phase 4 and Dreadnought S9 approvals
  • Run Business Case working groups, working in conjunction with DNO and SDA stakeholders
  • You’ll also have people manager responsibilities in this role

Your skills and experiences:


  • Project Management qualifications for example APM or similar
  • Experience of defence acquisition processes
  • Considerable senior stakeholder management skills
  • Considerable leadership & project management skills, and ability to operate with minimal direction
  • Commercially astute
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (written and verbal)
  • Considerable analytical and problem solving ability


  • Experience of MOD approvals process for Cat A/B projects
  • Knowledge of the UK Defence Sector and Submarines Enterprise


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 Joint Route To Contract team:

The Joint Route to Contract (JRTC) Team is responsible for: execution of the contract commitments for DP3 (Delivery Phase 3), developing the agreements and securing permissions via DCPG; developing the strategy for DP4 and project management of the approvals workstream; and delivering route to contract transformation and continuous improvement activities through joint processes.

This is a unique opportunity to be involved with a Programme of national strategic importance for the UK as we deliver the Dreadnought Class of Submarine to the Royal Navy.

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.