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Supply Chain Project Manager - Resilience

BAE Systems
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Transport & Logistics, Project Management
Full Time
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Job Title: Supply Chain Project Manager - Resilience

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: Competitive

What you'll be doing:

    Work across key Supply Chain business functions including supplier development, manufacturing engineering, programmes, engineering and production to drive supplier performance to BCCR resilience requirements and programme outcomesProvide coordination and guidance to stakeholders on opportunities for rate readiness, managing overall assessment and implementation of bridging plans, contribution of resource and accountability of teamsSupport the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance of teams in line with the business requirements and the contractProduce, coordinate, manage and communicate project data inputs and outputs to senior business forums and supplier reviewsAssure team deliverables within cost, schedule and performance boundaries as defined in the contracts, associated Control Account Plans, and build programmesThe identification of budgets and risks in support of Project Reporting for monthly Risk, CAM and CSR Meetings
Your skills and experiences:


    Relevant professional qualification e.g., MCIPS, MSc, CEng, RICS, Prince2Experience in Supply Chain Management and/or Programme ManagementManagement, leadership, and business executive skills

    Skills and experience at an executive level including Project Management, use of project management tools, product awareness, commercial acumen, engineering acumen, financial awareness, and effective influencing skills.Background in supply chain transformation, improvement and/or manufacturing readiness and engineering

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 Supply Chain team:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a new trailblazing team in the development and implementation of a unique and novel approach to scale, secure and sustain supply chain capacity to meet the challenges of future programmes.

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.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people, who are BAE Systems employees and have been in their current role for 12 months or longer.

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 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.



BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security and aerospace company head-quartered in London in the United Kingdom and with operations worldwide.

Recognising that our people are our top priority we have set ourselves a number of corporate targets to improve the diversity and inclusiveness of our workforce, including uplifting our female representation in leadership roles by 15% by 2015. We recognise the challenge that this target presents, knowing that engineering is often seen as a “man’s world”. 

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