USP - Project Control Lead

Job Description


Would you like to play a key role supporting our USP and Shared Services programmes. We currently have a vacancy for a Project Control Team Lead USP at our site in Samlesbury.

As a Project Control Team Lead USP, you will support the Carbon business through the provision of accurate, timely and informative project information in order to allow the business to understand its performance, areas of concern and corrective action plans where necessary. You will be responsible for reporting to a wide range of stakeholders within BAE Systems.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to interface with multiple customers internally and internationally. This will be a challenging operational role to meet cost and schedule targets and you will be given the opportunity to utilise and develop a range of PM skills, with excellent career progression prospects through the PM projects.

Your main responsibilities as a Project Control Team Lead USP will involve:

Setting up, building and maintaining an appropriate and robust Performance Measurement Baselines across several contracts for each CAM area of responsibility (set up of WBS, CA's, CCNs etc)

Setting up, managing and reporting across all key Project Control activities such as:

  • Cost
  • Schedule and Quality,
  • EV System inputs and outputs

Adherence to Production Control System Design Framework

  • Risk & Opportunities
  • Resourcing
  • Monthly / Quarterly EAC refreshes
  • Integrated Business Reviews (IBR's)

Provision and delivery of accurate and useful performance and reporting information (cost, schedule, risk, etc) to the project leads and CAMs

Leading CAM level reviews and support/lead at Project / contract Reviews

Your skills and qualifications:

PM Qualification/ working towards APM

Strong demonstrated PM background and knowledge of the PCSD (Production Control System Design Framework)

Experienced using ERP systems

PCSD experience

Familiar with PM toolsets

What we're looking for in you:

As a Project Control Team Lead USP working within a fast-paced organisation, you will have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate and integrate at all levels within the F-35 business. You will be highly numerate and literate with an ability to manipulate and interpret large quantities of data and have the ability to prioritise own & team's workload. You will be a high-motivated leader and will have the confidence to challenge and influence stakeholders within a multi-functional environment.

Location: Samlesbury

Salary: £43,268

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 Air

If you'd like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent - at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you'll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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.