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BAE Systems • Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom

Early Careers and People Development Lead

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.

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Job Description

Job Title: Early Careers and People Development Lead

Location: Barrow-In-Furness. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary: £38,734+ depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Work with the Early Careers team to coordinate the attraction, selection and review of Early Careers employees including onboarding and coordinating placements
  • Proactively engage with prospective students and their tutors; facilitating roadshows, open days, STEM Ambassador activities etc.
  • As functional lead for IM&T Early Careers, ensure that Placement Managers deliver top quality placements & support for EC employees
  • Analyse, report on and act upon training and competency data
  • Identify skills gaps and training needs for IM&T colleagues ensuring that the team have the competency and qualifications required to deliver

Your skills and experiences:


  • Supporting others with the development of their knowledge, skills, behaviours and competencies
  • Knowledge of IT and Computing career framework and skillsets
  • Monitor, analyse and report on trends and metrics with a high level of Microsoft Office skills
  • Planning, organising and stakeholder management skills
  • Effective communication and presentation skills


  • Experience working with early careers employees, education or learning and development


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 IM&T People Capability Team:

You will join the IM&T (Information Management and Technology) People Capability Team that is continuously improving current ways of working and you will be able to shape and develop how we support IT career development and talent management for all our employees from new starters, Early Careers employees, those seeking career progression and experience staff who need to develop new skills and grow their knowledge.

The role is people focused, therefore perfect for a professional who has good collaboration skills and is passionate about helping others grow and develop. We offer relocation support packages across all Submarines roles, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

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: 17th 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
More information needed
More information needed

Working at BAE Systems

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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