IM&T Associate - Short Term Workforce Planner

BAE Systems
+ depending on experience and skills
23 Nov 2021
07 Dec 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

IM&T Associate - Short Term Workforce Planner

Would you like to be involved with workforce planning for Infrastructure Services which covers both IM&T and Site and Facilities? We currently have a vacancy for an IM&T Associate - Short Term Workforce Planner at our site in Barrow in Furness.

As an IM&T Associate - Short Term Workforce Planner, you will be working closely with Infrastructure Services stakeholders and SME's, supporting the development and execution of supply solutions primarily in the 0 - 18 months window. This will involve ensuring resource is utilised and aligned to business needs and individual aspirations, whilst understanding future skills requirements and any subsequent changes in demand, to develop and maintain an integrated picture.

The role will also involve aspects of Talent Management and Early Careers mentoring and development

This role will provide you with the opportunity to be involved in broad range of responsibilities across two distinct areas in IM&T and Site and Facilities. There will also be the opportunity to engage at a Maritime sector level.

Your main responsibilities as an IM&T Associate - Short Term Workforce Planner

will involve:

  • Liaising with Stakeholders and SME's to establish the 0 - 18-month window requirements for the Function
  • Collating and maintaining a plan of the 0 - 18-month supply solution within the Function
  • Supporting the coordination of the early career's activity for the function.
  • Collating, maintaining and monitoring data to understand status against the budget/headcount/IBP input to inform decision making and input into business reporting as required.
  • Supporting the collation, management, reporting and monitoring of functional strategic WFP actions, ensuring people capability risks are understood and mitigations are progressed
  • Collating and analysing data to understand functional capability health, and develop plans to address any issues or risks
  • Development and maintenance of training plans aligned to development requirements and budget allocation. Support of and link into the long-term skills requirements.
  • Supporting Talent Management in terms of Succession Planning/Org Design/High Potentials and Managed Moves

Your skills and qualifications:

  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Understanding of workforce planning
  • Experience of or background in IM&T or Site and Facilities related role
  • Good analytical skills with the ability to collate and analyse data to identify areas of concern or risk
  • Proficient user of full suite of MS Office packages and other packages such as SharePoint

What we're looking for in you:

You should have strong interpersonal and communication skills, be self-motivated and pro-active, whilst able to work as part of an integrated team. You should have good negotiation skills and the ability to present data to influence stakeholders.

Location: Barrow in Furness

Salary: Competitive


Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

At BAE Systems we are committed to supporting work life balance for all our employees and embrace a range of modern working practices, which aim to enhance flexibility for individuals whilst also enabling business performance. Flexibility provisions vary by role, but include; hybrid working arrangements, flexible working patterns and shift working.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

At BAE we want to be the leading employer in defence and security for valuing diversity and inclusion. We care about difference in all forms and want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under-represented within our industry, including women, people from ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to be a preferred home for veterans and reservists.

For more information on our Diversity & Inclusion work, please click here.

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/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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