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Executive Assistant

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Executive Assistant

Location: Warton – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary: £45,326+ dependent on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Provide efficient, responsive and confidential Executive Assistant support to the Air Strategy Director who is a member of the Air Board. This includes scheduling appointments, preparing travel itineraries and arranging accommodation requirements
  • Use your business network to proactively organise information to ensure that the Air Strategy Director is prepared and briefed
  • Ensure correct and timely submission of expense claims, obtaining relevant documentation to support each claim
  • Support the Air Strategy Team to comply with its Information Management obligations

Your skills and experiences:


  • Strong interpersonal skills, highly collaborative and able to build relationships at all levels within the organisation
  • Able to adapt quickly and flexibly to changes in work environments, personnel, and business needs
  • Excellent organisational, time and workload management skills, ensuring the best possible use of resources for maximum output
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal


  • Confidence to be proactive in implementing a solution
  • Strong influencing skills, with the ability to mobilise senior stakeholders using tact and diplomacy


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 Air Strategy team:

As a part of the Air Strategy team, you will have an opportunity to support the planning for the future directions and integrated business planning process of the Air Sector. You will also have an opportunity to liaise with senior stakeholders and their teams across the group, and externally with the Armed Forces, MOD and International Defence companies.

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.