2 days/week at home

A little flex time – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements depending on the role you apply for – explore your options with our recruiter during the application process.

Job Description

Job Title: Data Governance Specialist

Location: Portsmouth Naval Base, we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Circa £42,000 Depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Supporting the collation and generation of the monthly business and customer review packs
  • Conducting in depth analysis of key FMSP budgets (5G EDM & 5H Other Engineering) to support monthly reviews and forecasting
  • Design and maintain a suite of tailored, system driven, data visualisations to enable evidence-based decision making
  • Supporting the SR (Ship Repair) Data Analysts in the development, management and governance of a streamlined process that allows for rapid, controlled and consistent data visualisations to be created

Your skills and experiences:


  • Ability to articulate complex information to stakeholders by building strong relationships, who may not have the same understanding of the information
  • Analytical and inquisitive, with the ability to confidently challenge data where required
  • Experience with data governance, being able to negotiate with and influence key stakeholders to gain support for governance initiatives


  • Good understanding of data and analytics methodologies and toolsets e.g., Alteryx and Tableau


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 Governance and Analytics team:

Our team forms part of the Business and Governance team within Ship Repair. Ship Repair is part of the Warship Support business stream under Maritime Services and is responsible for planning and executing all the work carried out the RN Ships. This role reports to the Cost Performance Manager and will provide a central point for creation and review of monthly reporting packs and analysis of customer and BAE budgets. This role will also involve some data and analytics work using Alteryx and Tableau.

As you engage with individuals from various departments and at varying levels of seniority, you will have the chance to grow and improve your knowledge and abilities, which could eventually lead to more senior roles in an international company.

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.

Closing Date: 21st June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.




Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Buy or sell annual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Company shutdown periods
Share options
Matched pension contribution
Salary sacrifice
Employee discounts
Lunch and learns
More information needed
More information needed
More information needed
Work-life balance
More information needed
Role modelling
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Working at BAE Systems

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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