Project Manager


Glascoed, South Wales or Radway Green, Crewe

Project Manager


Posted by on March 22, 2024.


Job Description

Job title: Project Manager (24-month FTC)

Location: Glascoed, South Wales or Radway Green, Crewe; We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £53,928

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Leading professional Project Management efforts, ensuring successful delivery across 2 of our 5 UK sites
  • Generating detailed and accurate reports critical for senior management decision-making and intervention
  • Monitoring and meticulously reporting on project/programme performance, covering schedule adherence, technical milestones, financial expenditures, and quality standards
  • Developing comprehensive forward resource planning utilizing business toolsets to ensure project success
  • Cultivating and maintaining robust relationships with SIP stakeholder groups through consistent communication and effective expectation management
  • Identifying, assessing, and managing project risks and opportunities, leveraging them to enhance project outcomes
  • Overseeing the development, customisation, and ongoing improvement of project documentation, ensuring alignment with Operational Framework and Life Cycle Management mandates

Your skills and experiences:


  • Knowledge of a structured approach to the management of projects e.g. Prince, APM, BAE Systems LCM
  • Experience of scheduling, risk analysis, and earned value management (EVM)
  • Experience of managing complex projects and programmes


  • Membership of the Association of Project Managers (APM) or equivalent accreditation
  • Chartered


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 Security Improvement Programme team:

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a small but diverse team, working across 2 of our Land sites. You will get to work alongside a range of different internal stakeholders along with some external authorities, this is a chance for you to get involved in a complex project with a lot of exposure and networking opportunities. You will be working on the delivery of the Energetics Loss Prevention project including the identification of solutions, development of designs, planning of integrations.

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: 5th April 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.


Project Manager