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BAE Systems • Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom

Project Management (Project Control)

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: IM&T Practitioner – Project Management (Project Control)

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: £43,000 plus, depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Acting as a point of contact for the Portfolio Lead and wider team, you will be responsible for portfolio level governance meetings, reporting and artefacts
  • You will be responsible for providing the project support offering to the portfolio (Risk, Life Cycle Management, Project Planning, Project Finances, Change control) ensuring this is in line with processes, priorities and need
  • Strong Stakeholder Management will be important and you will need to build relationships with Project Teams, Senior Management and Customer representatives
  • You will drive, develop and lead on Project Management Office continuous improvement initiatives
  • There will be some line management of Project Support Officers within the portfolio

Your skills and experiences:


  • Previous experience within a PMO role
  • A good understanding of the full project lifecycle
  • Good working knowledge of appropriate software e.g. Excel


  • APM – PMQ (Project management qualification) or equivalent
  • Experience of Project delivery within an IT context


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 Project Management Office Team

In this diverse and comprehensive role, you will be leading a part of the Project Management Office, looking at all aspects of Project Management governance and overseeing the effective delivery of Information Management & Technology projects. There may also be opportunities to develop into other project management roles. 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: 14th 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

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Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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