Project Manager – National Security Manchester

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BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

National Security Manchester Overview

The National Security business in Manchester is growing and there are an increasing number of opportunities to work with a range of National Security clients to provide solutions that have a real impact.

Be part of a growing team that not only delivers for its clients but also gives back to the community with plenty of opportunities to get involved with local community engagement and outreach activities to help build tech and cyber skills in the region.

Project Manager

We are looking for a Junior-Mid Level Project Manager to join our team following continuous growth and success in the UK Government sector.

What you could be doing for us:

  • Developing and managing teams, including managing their delivery and performance and providing appraisal and support to their development
  • Preparing and maintaining schedules for project activities and events, taking account of dependencies and resource requirements, showing the critical path, reporting and tracking milestones, resource levelling, baselining and tracking reporting, contingency and risk adequately covered in the plan
  • Identifying, addressing and resolving differences between individuals and/or interest groups
  • Maintaining definitions of the requirements of projects
  • Developing and agreeing budgets for projects and controlling forecast and actual costs against them including production of financial reports
  • Managing both internal and external stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests

What background are we looking for?

  • Excellent stakeholder management experience is essential having interacted with various levels of stakeholder, internal and external in your previous role
  • You will need to be a motivated individual who is willing to help out the wider business unit wherever possible
  • Be an engaging person, with all the different projects teams in the Manchester office this is essential as you will be the focal point for organising and running different teams
  • Have lead small projects in a previous role and are up to date with various forecasting methodologies
  • Able to juggle different tasks and projects well alongside one another
  • Someone from a PMO background or Junior Project Manager position wanting to step up would be ideal for this role

How we will support you:

  • Work-life balance is important; you’ll get 25 days holiday a year and, via our flexible benefits package the option to buy/sell and carry over from the year before
  • You can work around core hours with flexible and part-time working
  • Our flexible benefits package includes; private medical and dental insurance, a competitive pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, taste cards and more
  • You’ll have a dedicated Career Manager to help you develop your career and guide you on your journey through BAE
  • Don’t know a particular technology or skill? Your learning and development is key to your future career and we are here to support that
  • You’ll be part of our bonus scheme
  • Feel free to join in with some of our monthly social events ranging from: ‘First Friday’, Lunch & Learns (free pizza/snacks), Tech Talks and much more.

You are welcome to join any/all of our Diversity and Support groups. These groups cover everything from gender diversity to mental health and wellbeing.

If this sounds like you, it’s time to apply…

Security Clearance

Only those with the permanent and unrestricted right to live and work in the UK will be considered for a position within BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Due to the nature of our, work successful candidates for this role will be required to go through Government SC clearance prior to starting with us.

Life at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day. By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance wellbeing.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential.

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Division overview: Government

At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Government contracts are an area we have many decades of experience in. Our Government business unit houses four of our critical client groups: UK National Security, Global National Security, defence and central government. Government and key infrastructure networks are critical targets to defend as the effects of these networks being breached can be devastating.

As a member of the Government business unit, you will defend the connected world and ensure the protection of nations. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

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