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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

Salary: £50,700+

What you’ll be doing:

  • Establishing management arrangements for Sea Trials to generate and maintain Sea Trials programme
  • Supporting budget control
  • Preparation for advance of Sea Trials to ensure BAE requirements are satisfied
  • Performing the role of BAE representative at sea
  • Building the team in advance and make sure documentation is available when required
  • Supporting astute Sea Trials obligations

Your skills and experiences:

  • Understanding of submarine products
  • Have a test and trials background from engineering sense
  • Project Management qualification or engineering background (desirable)
  • Have an ex Navy background (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 incentive.

The Dreadnought team:

We are looking to bring another Project Manager to be responsible for Dreadnought. As a Project Manager, you will be working on SeaTrials programme and work on Use Astute programmes as learning curve. Furthermore, there is opportunity to work on Astute programme and taking learning into Dreadnought arena.

You will get the opportunity to work with a wide stakeholder group in a rewarding environment and to go to sea on submarines that are built. There is also scope to travel both UK and Foreign (mainly US).

The aim is for this to be a long-term venture. Expectation for role to progress to more senior opportunities within Sea Trials.

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.