Assistant Project Manager/ Project Manager

BAE Systems UK

Location: Medway

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Assistant Project Manager/ Project Manager

Location: Rochester, Kent: We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £45,000 - £52,000 depending on skills and experience

We are seeking an APM/PM to support our Site Transformation team in delivering our site transformation plans. This is a rare but exciting development opportunity to work on a large cross functional Capital Project. Working with Senior Management, Shared Services, Real Estate Solutions (RES) and multiple internal/external stakeholders, you will be responsible for delivering key aspects of the plan, whilst developing and maintaining good customer/supplier relations.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working alongside the Programme Lead and the wider team, you will coordinate projects and help ensure that projects are delivered on time, within scope and to the agreed budget
  • Creating, maintaining, monitoring and reporting a comprehensive document suite (LCM / Requirements) including project performance and status
  • Assisting in the definition of project scope, project activities and dates, with the involvement of all stakeholder's
  • Coordinating/collaborating with all stakeholder's internally and externally to ensure flawless execution
  • Identify risks and supporting the Programme Lead in identifying/delivering risk mitigation activities
  • Developing and maintaining a detailed project plan that embraces all elements of the project
  • Implementation and utilisation of Earned Value management methodologies when appropriate
  • Driving ownership of Work Packages and tasks throughout the project team

Your skills and experiences:


  • Show an aptitude for applying Project Management principles and techniques to your daily tasks
  • A proven track record in Project Management with awareness of requirements definition/management, commercial and financial skills
  • Strong well rounded business knowledge with focus on, and understanding of, Business Success criteria


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Broad cross functional business experience
  • Knowledge of latest Project Management tools and techniques. Including Microsoft project and Risk and Opportunity Management.


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 Management Team:

This exciting opportunity is within the Project Management Team at Electronic Systems at Rochester. The team is responsible for extremely complex and innovative projects, and we are looking for an enthusiastic and talented Assistant Project Manager. You will be involved in all aspects of project management as a member of this team. You will assist the Project Manager with day-to-day management activities in order to meet the project's time, cost, and quality goals. This position will give you the opportunity to advance your career within Project Management and Electronic Systems.

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.


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