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Lead Project Controller

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Lead Project Controller

Location: Portsmouth Broad Oak - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements.

Salary: Circa £45,000

What you’ll be doing:

  • You’ll be maintaining a hierarchy of schedules
  • You’ll maintain the performance measure baseline and control change
  • You’ll progress reviews and reporting for CAMs and the Project Manager
  • You’ll further develop the project controls capability across the team
  • You’ll lead the team

Your skills and experiences:

  • Experience of developing people & co-ordinating the workload
  • Proven experience of influencing stakeholders
  • Collaborative working
  • Identifying and delivering improvement to business processes


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 leave incentive.

The team:

This is an excellent opportunity to further develop project management skills using toolsets including Microsoft Project Server and Cobra (Earned Value Management). You would also be working with the MOD to support maritime assets and develop new technologies.

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.