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Project Engagement Manager

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Project Engagement Manager

Location: Preston/Farnborough -Hybrid- We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Circa £57,000

What you’ll be doing:

    As a Project Engagement Manager, you will be the key interface between our Sector Stakeholders, EIT Project Delivery Team and EIT Business Relationship team for the portfolio of projects and programmes at all stages of delivery.You will be responsible for ensuring the sector business needs and objectives are understood and managed and aligned to function and roadmap strategies. You will ensure project outcomes are agreed and tracked and project timescales and costs align and deliver with success

      Holding end to end project delivery relationship with Sector and Functional stakeholders, to understand their needs and managing the relationships at a various level

        Having an on-going dialogue with the sector project engagement teams to ensure quality project delivery and pipeline management

          Facilitating quality estimates and business case inputs for delivery of business needs and supporting risks and opportunities relating to milestones provided by EIT Projects and Programmes

            Working with the business stakeholder to initiate and ensure smooth and effective transfer of project and change requirements into EIT Project Delivery teams

              Delivery of regular reporting on project status, schedule and costs and ensuring an ongoing dialogue of the business outcomes projects will deliver and maintain expectations

                You’ll also have people manager responsibilities in this role

                Your skills and experiences:

                  Experience and knowledge of working within a stakeholder community of various levels

                    Experience of delivering projects and/or programmes and/or having worked in a strategic capacity and being able to quickly understand the organisations goals and objectives

                      Experience in estimating to enable quality provision of financial business cases and statements of work alongside Project Managers


                      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 Business Change and Engagement team:

                      This is an exciting opportunity to join our Business Change and Engagement Team and work closely with our Land, Air and Sea Divisions and Functional Teams to successfully implement complex IT Systems whilst having involvement in large, multi-million-pound projects.

                      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.