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Typhoon Radar Project Manager

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Typhoon Radar – Project Manager

Location: Warton – on site at least 3 days per week

Salary:£52,084 + depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

Reporting into the Radar Programme Manager, the key areas of responsibility will be:

    To deliver contract elements, in accordance with the schedule, via multiple internal and external stakeholders (Eurofighter, UK MOD, NETMA, Partner Companies, Suppliers, etc.).

      To ensure robust schedule and financial control over contracts in accordance with Earned Value Management principles.

        Ensure a robust risk and opportunity management process is embedded in day-to-day work.

          Ensure compliance with all aspects of BAE Systems processes and legislative requirements (Life Cycle Management, Export Control, Safety, etc.).

            Work closely with Customers providing regular updates and prioritising demands.

              Perform analytical assessments and reporting across all levels of the business to enable key decisions are effectively made.

                Contribute to the team’s ethos of continuous improvement of the processes and toolsets used to deliver the business.

                Your skills and experiences:


                  An understanding / experience of working on Multi-National BAE Systems projects (preferably Typhoon)

                    A working knowledge of BAE Systems aircraft products and design processes (including the BAE Systems product / design life cycle)

                      Have a relevant Project Management qualification (APM or degree equivalent)


                        Familiarity with key toolsets such as Microsoft Project


                        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 Typhoon Radar and Avionics Team:

                        This is a fast-paced customer and supplier facing environment with a large volume of work, managing a strategically important and complex development programme. This contract delivers important enhancements to the Typhoon Sensor capabilities, essential for the Nation's operational requirements. This role offers great opportunity for development and exposure to customers both within the UK and across Europe, including occasional travel requirements.

                        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.