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 Professional

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: From £38,734 – depending on skills & experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Developing project plans, setting deliverables that align to the technical programme, identifying and supporting progress using project controls methodologies
  • Monitoring, tracking and reporting on progress
  • Controlling change using governed procedures
  • Providing support on Project Management issues and proposing solutions in line with the programme strategy
  • Supporting the plan on a page with stakeholders
  • Developing plans including scope, timelines, budget and resource allocation
  • Supporting the Project Manager in delivering tasks

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience in applicable software including SharePoint, Microsoft Office, Confluence and JIRA
  • Experience in Project Management and Control (PM&C), ability to apply PM methodologies and tools
  • Confident in communicating with stakeholders to ensure an agreed project approach
  • Ability to perform advanced project reporting and scheduling


  • Association of Project Management (APM) accredited or working towards attaining


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 Controls & Instrumentation team:

Is responsible for developing sensors, alarms, controls and management system. Basically the ‘dashboard’ that enables all the data to be consolidated to enable key decisions to be made by the lead team within the boat. 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: 24th 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.

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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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