Senior Project Professional

BAE Systems
£37789 - £38789 per annum
02 Dec 2021
16 Dec 2021
Full Time
Set hours
Contract Type

We serve and protect those who serve and protect us. Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK Submarines Business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent. 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.

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.

Our Submarines Business

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.

Senior Project Professional

Would you like to influence the reporting and how it used within Engineering? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Project Professional at our site in Barrow-In-Furness.

As a Senior Project Professional, you will be providing metrics, reporting and analysis capability to Engineering and Project Management teams. The team also undertakes analysis which is a blend of continuous improvement and route cause analysis.

This role will provide you with opportunity to identify and implement improvements and changes as well as guide business leaders in complex decision making.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Project Professional will involve:

Bringing a capability to enhance the analysis and analytics capability of the team

Responsibility for a strategic type analysis, looking more at medium and long term

Interpreting and performing analysis from high level business questions using multiple data sets and tools to refine and answer complex questions.

Your skills and qualifications:


MS Excel Skills. To a high level.

Pivot tables, visualisation and formulas.

Data analysis skills.

Experience of working with large data sets


SQL skills

SAP BI skills

Project Management knowledge

Engineering lifecycle knowledge

What we are looking for in you:

You should have strong communication skills; which includes, with the ability to present data to a range of stakeholders in meetings. You will need to be proficient in requirements gathering, identifying what the customer wants and what is possible to provide, while managing expectations and influencing stakeholders.

Location: Barrow-In-Furness

Salary: £37 789

Benefits: 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.

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.

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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