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Senior IT Project Manager - Flexible Working Available

BAE Systems
Homeworking/Preston or Frimley
Circa £64,000 depending on skills and experience
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

Job Details

Job Title: Senior IT Project Manager

Location: Preston or Frimley. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Circa £64,000 depending on skills and experience


What you'll be doing:

  • Leading highly complex, large value projects, within a complex supply chain and stakeholder environment which have transformational business impact
  • Providing strong and effective leadership
  • Working with vendors defining project plans to achieve organisational goals whilst focusing on business change
  • Delivering to time, cost and quality
  • Providing timely and concise decision-making information to customers and stakeholders
  • Proactively managing risk and control through the lifecycle of the project
  • Ensuring project delivery adheres to BAE governance criteria

Your skills and experiences:

  • Experience of working on enterprise-wide IT projects and successfully managing suppliers as part of the project delivery team
  • Demonstrable experience of full end to end project lifecycle delivery
  • Experience of successfully delivering business transformation and business change
  • Experience of waterfall and agile project delivery methodologies
  • Can demonstrate experience of leading on project collaboration and cross functional working
  • Degree qualified APM Qualifications/associated certificate or equivalent experience
  • Exposure to IT project management



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 Enterprise IT Project Management Team:

As part of the team, you will be leading large, cross functional, multi domain teams to deliver projects of significant size and complexity. You will be fully accountable for budgets (£1m+), these will be enterprise level projects looking at infrastructure domains predominantly, as well as potentially transformational change, and cover all business units in BAE Systems.


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.



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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