2018 Project Management Graduate UK - Register your interest

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
United Kingdom
11 Nov 2017
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
. Applications for our 2017Project Management Graduaterole are now closed.If you would like to be considered for our 2018 intake, please registeryour interest below. Company Overview BAE Systems Applied Intelligence helps nations, governments andbusinesses around the world defend themselves against cybercrime, reducetheir risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transformtheir operations.We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience andprocesses - often collecting and analysing huge volumes of data. These,combined with our Cyber Special forces - some of the most skilled peoplein the world, enable us to defend against cyber-attacks, fraud andfinancial crime, enable intelligence-led policing and solve complex data problems.We are obsessed about solving problems for our customers; we bringtogether great minds that face tough challenges on a daily basis, andare encouraged to make a difference. Role Profile The role of an Early Careers Project Manager is to harness the expertiseof our talented and highly experienced Programme Managers, ServiceDelivery Managers and Project Management Controlprofessionals tosuccessfully support the delivery of a mixture of business and technicalProjects, Programmes and IT Services.As an Early Careers Project Manager, you will have the opportunity toexperience the range of services we offer our clients. You wouldtypically operate across the entire project lifecycle and learn to takeaccountability for the successful delivery of various projects andservices by ensuring that high quality planning; control and assurancepractices are followed on all aspects of delivery.As an Early Careers Project Manager you could work across a number ofdisciplines within our business, these project roles could include:Planning, Monitoring & Control, Project, Programme & PortfolioManagement and Service Delivery Management. You will most likely startyour career working within our Planning, Monitoring & Control areaand then progress into other disciplines once you have learnt the basicsprinciples of project management. Project Role Descriptions Planning, Monitoring and Control - You will provide support to a localproject team within the business, focussing on portfolios, programmesand projects. As part of this assignment you will learn the skillsrequired to interpret and facilitate governance and reporting processes,project set-up and close down tasks as well as the management of projectfinance activities. As you develop as an individual, you will becomeresponsible for guiding and training other members of staff, whilesupporting a culture of delivery excellence.Project, Programme and Portfolio Management - You will play an activerole in supporting senior Project Management professionals in relationto mobilising teams as well as managing suppliers, contractors andassociates. As part of this assignment you will support and contributeto all phases of a project, gaining experience of managing projectsunder the guidance of senior project management professionals within thebusiness. You will identify risks and propose mitigations associated toprojects, while contributing to the execution of Project and Qualityplans. Stakeholder management is key to this assignment; you will beresponsible for providing high quality reports, while proactivelymonitoring costs, timescales and resources.Service Delivery Management - You will work closely with internalbusiness operations teams and external clients in order to identify andmanage service improvement activities. As part of this assignment youwill contribute towards the production of service reports, whilstmanaging any incidents or changes in the service and developing anin-depth understanding of associated service level agreements. You willplay a key role in the support of Service Delivery teams in regards toassessing, analysing, developing, documenting and implementing changeswithin the service. With support from senior Service Delivery Managementprofessionals, you will assist our pre-sales and commercials teams withbid work. What to Expect on the Programme BAE Systems Applied Intelligence is a fast paced and agile business. Themore you put into your role the more you will get out, building lastingprofessional relationships. You may get the opportunity to work withclients early on in your time with us which will require you to think onyour feet and quickly get up to speed with our products and services.Projects will vary depending on; business needs, your skills and yourfuture aspirational field of expertise.You will not always be working on a project of your choice; howeverevery piece of work will provide you with a valuable breadth ofexperience within our business and that of our clients. In order tobuild a deep understanding of the challenges associated withinConsulting or Engineering based roles, as an Early Careers ProjectManager you may have the opportunity to work within a Consulting orEngineering role for a fixed period of time on client facing or internal engagements.You will be part of our Early Careers community and be provided with acareer mentor who will support and guide you throughout your career withus. It is not all work and no play, the Early Career community regularlyruns social events and activities for all to get involved with.We encourage you as an Early Careers Project Manager to immerse yourselfwithin your project team, who will be on hand to support you, providingon the job training, advice and networking opportunities. You will beencouraged to build your internal and external networks in order tobetter expose yourself to the variety of opportunities within our business. Entry Requirements On track to achieve/ already achieved a 2:1 or above in any degree subject 128 UCAS points or equivalent (as per the 2017 UCAS tariff) https://www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculator Previous relevant industry experience an advantage (i.e. previous internship, work experience or placement) Desired Competencies Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills Ability to demonstrate a great attention to detail An understanding of budget control Clear and effective communication skills Articulate, both verbally and in writing Objective and logical with an enquiring and creative mind Ability to work as part of a team Resilience under pressure Desire to learn Competence in Microsoft Office packages/ IT literate Rewards: 28,000 starting salary 1,000 expensed relocation allowance 2,000 interest free graduate loan Private medical insurance 25 days annual leave per annum Share incentive plan Security Clearance Only those with the permanent and unrestricted right to live and work inthe UK will be considered for a position within BAE Systems AppliedIntelligence. Due to the nature of our work, candidates for this rolewill be required to go through Government SC clearance prior to startingwith us.Company informationWe help nations, governments and businesses around the world defendthemselves against cybercrime, reduce their risk in the connected world,comply with regulation, and transform their operations. We do this usingour unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes - oftencollecting and analysing huge volumes of data.We employ over 4,000 people across 18 countries in the Americas, APAC,UK and EMEAHelp us secure a connected world. Apply now and be inspired. - provided by Dice AGILE, DEGREE, MICROSOFT, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, SERVICE DELIVERY, STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT