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Planning, Monitoring %26 Control Manager - Planning

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Planning Monitoring and Control Manager

Location: Barrow-in-Furness. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements for this role

Salary: £70,000 plus depending on experience with car allowance on top

What you’ll be doing:

  • Implement & govern appropriately tailored Scheduling processes, procedures, practices & principles
  • Guide the operation of schedule health metrics and methodologies together with the provision of management analysis and independent challenge
  • Share good practice with others in the application of Planning & Scheduling methodologies and toolsets
  • Manage supervisory responsibilities including coaching members of the team (both direct and within the wider business & programmes), provide information & technical direction/guidance, monitoring quality of work and contributing to performance management
  • Help shape, deliver and actively support the Functional strategy imperatives
  • Liaise with other business functions, to develop & promote the delivery of progress and performance information for Projects/ Programmes/ Portfolios

Your skills and experiences:


  • Extensive knowledge of Planning & Scheduling Management (tools, techniques, practices) with a demonstrable, in depth understanding of Primavera
  • Ability to develop innovative solutions to complex issues in a wider Business context
  • Developed communication and diplomacy skills, with a demonstrable ability to persuade and influence both internal & external stakeholders, often at senior levels
  • Proficient in the capture, evaluation and sharing of good practice from both within the organisation and from external industry / sector sources
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Project Management governance and assurance processes and may be an LCM / IBR Assessor


  • Proven track record of success in a similar role overseeing multiple large & complex programmes / projects is desirable


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 Project Controls team:

This is an exciting time to join the Project Controls team and help to provide essential support to the programmes and stakeholders across all controls functions (scheduling, risk, baseline change management, earned value management (EVM), cost and forecasting). Project Controls is at the Heart of what we do so you will provide a critical service to the business and programmes.

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.