BAE Systems

Degree Apprentice-Submarines-Project Manager (Operations)-Barrow

Role Profile

During this five-year Project Management (Operations) Degree Apprenticeship you will be responsible for supporting the successful delivery of different projects by gathering information about time, cost and quality constraints, identifying and analysing data trends and driving actions to their conclusion. 

What Does The Apprenticeship Involve?

Through-out the duration of your Project Management (Operations) degree apprenticeship you will be part of the Operations function, on placements which directly support the construction of the construction of our Submarine Programmes.

You’ll be the eyes and ears of the project you are working on, ensuring that it stays on track. You will maintain, update and report on key project data, identify any potential issues as the project progresses and help make effective decisions to move the project along. You’ll be using the latest project management tools to assist the Project Manager in keeping projects on track.
Over the duration of the scheme you will gain exposure to all areas of your business unit, working on varied projects across different platforms and at different stages of the project lifecycle.
You will have the opportunity to get out and about visiting key stakeholders across various locations and facilities, both office based and shopfloor, as well as seeing the work you are supporting in situ.

BAE Systems are committed to your development and alongside the apprenticeship and degree, there will be plenty of other opportunities to enrich your learning experience with work and challenges outside of your day to day role.

What Qualification Will You Get?

Project Manager [Level 6]

How Will You Be Rewarded?

We offer competitive salaries and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and share saving scheme. 

Entry Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs grade A*-C/4-9 (or equivalent) including Maths and English AND a minimum of 240/96 UCAS points, or equivalent (excluding UCAS points gained at AS level), One of the following subjects; Maths, Business-related (including Psychology and Law), IT, Engineering, Science, Numerate (excluding General Studies)

Overview of Business Unit

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

Today we are the prime contractor in the Astute programme and the UK’s only designer and builder of nuclear powered submarines – one of the world’s most complex engineering challenges. The first four submarines in the class are now in service with the Royal Navy and the final three Astute class submarines are at various stages of construction at the Barrow site.

We are also the industrial lead for the Dreadnought programme, the Royal Navy’s next generation of nuclear deterrent submarines. 

Security/ Export Control

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.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.

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