Assistant Project Manager

BAE Systems UK

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Job title: Assistant Project Manager

Location: Portsmouth with occasional travel to New Malden. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role.

Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum dependant on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Analysing, interpreting and reporting data/information using standard project controls incl. resource, scheduling, monthly reporting packs and obsolescence reports.
  • Collect and format data and information, co-ordinate inputs of others, monitor & report progress and feed information to others (internal & external stakeholders) who will ultimately make decisions relating to the wider project.
  • Carry out delegated responsibilities by the Project Manager across all aspects of project and programme management.
  • Take full responsibility for the delivery of a number of small Obsolescence & Platform Management System Projects at different stages of the project lifecycle, including achieving all Project Management governance requirements. Lead varying, small teams of professional & executive staff to deliver these, managing their delivery and prioritising tasks.
  • Influence internal and external stakeholders to achieve business success

Your skills and experiences:


  • Holds relevant Project Management qualification or certification
  • Previous stakeholder management experience
  • Previous exposure to complex moderate or large projects
  • Experience of being responsible for Project budgets


  • Agile Project Management experience


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 Warship Support Project Team

You will be joining the Warship Support Project Team who within the Maritime Services Sector support the Ministry Of Defence with thru-life integrated engineering design solutions and services. From the initial design concept through to installation and in-service support the Warship Support Project Team work with the Ministry Of Defence and other key stakeholders to develop and enhance the Royal Navy’s capabilities and services.

The team are multi-disciplined and have developed an innovative approach to improve the management of obsolescence and increase platform availability. This empowers our customers to achieve strategic decision making, in a proactive manner, with greater foresight of anticipated issues.

Working within this dynamic multi-disciplined team you will be working with the Strategic Obsolescence and PMS Project Lead making a tangible difference to the customer developing industry leading solutions in the field of obsolescence.

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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