BAE Systems • Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom

Planning, Monitoring & Controls Manager – Planning

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: Project Planning Manager

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: £56,667 + depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Liaising with a number of stakeholders to capture work scope, budgets and logic in order to derive schedules to take to baseline
  • Applying programme structures to schedules
  • Governing and managing change in a formalised environment
  • On Day-to-day basis task a team with varying degrees with experience and knowledge,
  • Line management responsibility for instructing and developing team members
  • Monitoring delivery in order to establish baseline

Your skills and experiences:

  • Recognised as an experienced Project Planner practitioner
  • Experienced professional with extensive knowledge of Project Management (tools, techniques, practices)
  • Strong stakeholder management with the ability to influence decisions
  • Extensive understanding of the role that planning plays in a business environment for own project and team
  • Planning Manager background / experienced planner would be advantageous


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 SSNA Planning, Monitoring & Controls team:

This role will be to prepare schedules and enable the planning of design delivery information to an international customer in order to facilitate product build. This offers an excellent opportunity to work on a multibillion-pound long-term complex programme. You’ll be collaborating with stakeholders from various organisations and leading teams comprised of people from multiple organisations. An excellent opportunity to lead, shape, and influence work on a multibillion-pound programme. 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 19th 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
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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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