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Project Professional - IKM Transition to Support

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Project Professional – Submarine Support - IKM Transition to Support

Location: Barrow-in-Furness. 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:

  • To assist/lead in the development, continuous improvement and roll out of processes, procedures and working agreements with focus on information sharing
  • Engage and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Facilitate process development/mapping activities and workshops
  • To ensure that processes comply with legal and contractual requirements
  • To provide/present reports etc in support of process development activities

Your skills and experiences:


  • Written and presentation skills (drafting documents)
  • Stakeholder management
  • Any exposure to Project Management


  • Project Management background
  • Digital data background
  • Process/plan drafting 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 IKM (Information Knowledge Management) team:

The Submarines Support Engineering team within Integrated Combat Systems is responsible and accountable for ensuring that the design is supportable and operated in line with the Boat safety case and that support outputs are delivered in line with key Boat programme milestones and actioned in-service.

This includes the identification, definition and co-ordination and delivery of the Operating and Maintenance procedures for the Boat systems; the build configuration record of the Boat; the supporting technical documentation for systems and equipment together with the associated Boat spares required on-board and at Base along with the Ashore facilities and test equipment in order to conduct maintenance.

The purpose of the IKM team is to deliver a multi-year roadmap of enterprise capability improvements to support a timely Dreadnought Transition to Service and ensure Dreadnought is Ready for Patrol.

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.