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: Senior Project Controller

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

Salary: Up to £42,000 dependent on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Maintain the project performance measurement baseline and control change
  • Producing reports and performing analysis, including Earned Value, to support the weekly and monthly drum beats
  • Maintaining risk registers and performing quantitative risk analysis
  • Supporting the Project with external assessments such as Phase Reviews or Integrated Baseline Reviews
  • Working with the Capability team on Continuous Improvement initiatives

Your skills and experiences:

  • Analytical mind set and advanced Excel skills
  • Good knowledge of ERP systems including SAP
  • Risk management & Assessment using tools like Predict!, ARM or Primavera Risk Analyser
  • APM PMQ qualified (desirable)
  • Scheduling Experience (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 team:

The successful candidate will be joining the Project Controls team that supports all the Ship Repair projects, both Upkeep and Fleet Time Engineering, in Warship Support. It is a supportive team where we share knowledge and work together to problem solve, in order to serve the business and the projects we support. For the right candidate, this will be an excellent opportunity to develop your Project Control skill set further towards becoming an SME or Lead Project Controller.

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: 26th 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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