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Project Controller

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Project Controller

Location: Portsmouth Broad Oak, Cowes, Great Baddow, we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Up to £51,380 depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

    Being responsible for the project controls aspects for at least one significant Radar project, depending on demand. This includes working closely with the project manager in planning, cost control, risk analysis, and reporting.

      Sharing knowledge and collaboration with the wider P&TS PM&C community

        Supporting bids and taking the lead on various project control system mobilisation activities

        Your skills and experiences:


          Significant PM&C experience demonstrated in a professional role within a complex business or project including Earned Value Management

            Proven understanding of a range of PM&C tools techniques and practices

              Good knowledge of the PM&C capability landscape including with Professional institutions

                Ability to influence internal stakeholders to achieve business success and to capture, evaluate and share best practice

                  Ability to work well in a team

                    Experience in project planning software, for example Microsoft Project.


                      Good knowledge and experience of PM&C governance and assurance processes such as Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) and as Assessor of PM&C aspects at LCM Reviews

                        PM&C Qualifications e.g., AMP-PMQ

                          Experience of conducting SRA (schedule risk analysis)


                          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 Radar Project Control team:

                          This role will give you the opportunity to be a part of a growing company that is changing the way they do things and an opportunity to be an organic part of that change by bringing your skills and experiences to enhance the value of the team. As a Project Controller, you will set up and operate PM&C processes on a medium to large project or be responsible for some aspects of PM&C (for example scheduling) on a larger and more complex project, you will get experience in a variety of process steps, with the potential for future advancement.

                          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.