BAE Systems • Warton, United Kingdom

Scheduling Governance & Assurance Manager

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: Scheduling Governance & Assurance Manager

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

Salary: £61,110 + depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

Accountable for assuring operational excellence relating to all aspects of the Schedule & Change Control elements of the Project Control System for the FCAS Line of Business across internal and external stakeholders.

· Internal and External Stakeholder Management – customer facing and interaction with International Stakeholders

· Support, Training, and Guidance – identifying training requirements for junior and senior team members, recognising capability needs and areas for improvement

· Internal and External Issue Resolution – active problem solving of issues affecting the quality of project control service

· Process Documentation Generation and Continuous Improvement – facilitating operational excellence via consistent review and creation of supporting documentation

· Conducting Assurance Assessments and Driving Quality Improvements – providing SME support to team, contributing to continuous improvement

Your skills and experiences:

· Experience with Stakeholder Management & Issue Resolution, having good communication skills and experience influencing stakeholders and decisions

· Proven Experience in Project Control

· Extensive Knowledge of Process, Toolset, and Training relating to Schedule & Change Control

· Knowledge of Alternative Methodologies (e.g. Agile, Critical Chain Project Management) (desirable)

· APM Qualification or Similar Preferred (desirable)


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 Control team:

The successful candidate, will be joining a dynamic, enthusiastic and innovative team, working on an exciting global contract (GCAP) which is the future of military aviation. We put a lot of focus on development, and there is expectation for national and international travel within the role.

This is an exciting opportunity to influence the design and development of the FCAS Project Control System, leading on the governance, assurance, and capability associated with the operation of the scheduling and change control elements of the solution, engaging with programmes and projects within the FCAS portfolio to understand requirements internal to the FCAS LoB, how the solution needs to interact with national partners and the future international joint venture, whilst ensuring compliance with the Air Sector Functional Strategy.

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: 12th 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

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Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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