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Lead Project Management Professional

BAE Systems UK

Location: Portsmouth

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Lead Project Management Professional

Location: Portsdown Technology Park, Portsmouth. (Hybrid working available)

Salary: Up to £46,000 (Depending on skills and experience)

What you’ll be doing:

  • Perform advanced project reporting & scheduling
  • Manage and coordinate the tendering / bidding activities across the NCSISS programme
  • Manage the full project lifecycle to ensure that, over time, the needs of customers/users continue to be met and that financial and other benefits are achieved
  • Risk and opportunity management
  • Deputises for the Project Manager as appropriate

Your skills and experiences:


  • Problem solving most likely to apply in a new and existing Business environment
  • A comprehensive understanding of how team integrates with other teams & projects to achieve objectives
  • Ability to provide quality and timely work
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of PM policies, processes, procedures, and systems
  • Experience with Microsoft packages
  • Degree qualified or a substantial amount of practical knowledge gained through experience


  • Good understanding of the structure, organisation, processes, and culture of Line of Business, so as to be able to support implementation of appropriate PM approaches
  • Make judgments, recommendations and advises on analysis of factual information
  • PM Qualification such as the APM Project Management Qualification


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.

About The team:

This role will work in the Naval ships, Combat systems, NCSISS programme. The NCSISS programme provides a vital role in maintaining operational capability and assurance for the majority of the UK naval platforms.

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.