Senior %26 Lead Project Professionals

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Senior & Lead Project Professionals

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • Ensuring all aspects of the projects are fully defined
  • Developing and maintaining coherent, fully integrated project plans and budgets
  • Developing resource plans and liaise with stakeholder functions
  • Developing and managing key relationships with sub-contractors, customers, and other stakeholders
  • Leading projects so that they are delivered to agreed time, cost and quality
  • Analysing data and presenting resolutions across the business
  • Adhere to all Project Management & Controls processes
  • Mentoring or leading members of the team

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience of being in a Project Professional position
  • Experience of working within multi-disciplined teams
  • Ability to analyse data and produce quality reports
  • Excellent IT Skills such as MS Office and Excel


  • PM qualification, such as APMQ
  • Experience of working in a complex engineering, manufacturing or regulated environment


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 team:

Our programmes are some of the most complex globally, and you will play a critical role within a programme of work that has significant strategic importance to the UK. Career opportunities are extensive and there are a range of options to build extensive knowledge of PM delivery, Project Controls, Planning, Risk and Opportunity management.

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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