Project Manager

  • Location

    Farnborough, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Project Management

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  • Contact:

    Janet Mottram

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Job Description - Project Manager

As Project Manager you will work alongside our real estate and facilities management teams and be responsible for the planning and delivery of a portfolio of projects to meet customer and business requirements.

Typically these projects will be related to new build or the refurbishment of existing facilities and building services systems. The role covers the whole project lifecycle from initial inception and business case development, through the design and procurement process and onto the delivery and commissioning phase.

You will be responsible for defining, planning, managing and delivering assigned projects to meet both customer and business requirements.

You will provide single point accountability and reporting responsibility on assigned projects.

This role is an exciting opportunity to imbed within the RES team and interact with a range of people and be part of a dynamic operating environment.

The construction value of assigned projects would typically be in the range of £250k to £2.0m each and travel will be required within the UK to other BAE Systems sites.

While this role is initially on a contingent contract basis there may well be opportunity in the future to become a full time employee of the company.

Your main responsibilities as a Project Manager will involve:

Take responsibility for the successful delivery of projects to cost, schedule and quality

Develop and maintain project schedules by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities and resolving problems to ensure technical objectives are met

Management of the technical aspects of design, procurement, implementation and close-out of project activities

Monitoring and reporting of project performance for schedule, technical, financial and quality objectives

Clearly communicate expectations, milestones, risks, status and changes in scope to team members, stakeholders and project sponsors

Maintaining customer and supplier relationships and ensuring regular communication and managing expectations

Management of project change to achieve project objectives

Identify, track and mitigate project risk and realise opportunities to enhance project performance

Be responsible for compliance with corporate governance and management of health & safety to the appropriate standards.

Your skills and qualifications:


Project management experience with a background in construction and or refurbishment of facilities and their building services installations

Experience in managing multiple projects and a varied workload

Ability to think logically and problem solve both in initial planning and as the need arises during the project life cycle

Formal project management qualification such as APM and PRINCE2

The ability to apply good project management governance with the practical application of project management tools and techniques

Experience and practical application of the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations

Understanding of statutory requirements, current regulations and approved codes of practice relating to buildings and facilities

Ability to manage budgets and interpret financial information

Excellent stakeholder management skills and able to collaborate with key stakeholders including colleagues, suppliers and customers

Understanding of commercial contracts and procurement routes such as NEC3 and or JCT

Good IT skills, proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint, with experience of Microsoft Project


Knowledge of building services including mechanical and / or electrical installations

SHE qualification, e.g. IOSH, NEBOSH or equivalent

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance.