Graduate Opportunity

Project Management - Graduate Programme

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Project Management is about taking real responsibility and accountability for ensuring that we deliver on our customer commitments at the right time, at the right cost and to the right quality.

Fundamental to all our businesses, you could find yourself undertaking a wide variety of tasks for example controlling budgets and expenditure, covering the governance of change within projects, resourcing, fulfilling contractual requirements and interfacing with our customers. You'll also review performance, analyse risks and take decisions to optimise project success. The list is extensive, but all enable you to gain a breadth of skills and business experience to be a success in this field.

Apply your talent where it counts.

Why join us? Graduates

Our graduates meet real world challenges from the day they join us. Listen to what some of them have to say about the opportunities they have experienced on the BAE Systems graduate programme.

What you’ll need

To join us on the graduate programme you must have a minimum of a 2:2 Bachelor's degree in a subject related to your chosen area of work. 

We’ll also look for you to demonstrate exceptional problem solving and analytical skills and have the flexibility and resilience to thrive at BAE Systems

We expect great things of our graduates. In return, you can expect a generous salary with a comprehensive benefits and pension package, including 25 days’ annual holiday with flexible leave arrangements, senior mentoring, and product and service discounts.

  • Starting salary £28,000.
  • £2,000 welcome payment.
  • 20% optional salary advance.
  • Car lease and share schemes.

Please see below the graduate starting dates for our locations:

  • Frimley – January 2020
  • Barrow – January 2020 and June 2020.

Overview of business unit 

All roles within Maritime - Submarines are restricted to British citizens who do not hold dual nationality. Unfortunately, if you do not meet these criteria it will not be possible to take your application any further. This does not, however, exclude you from working for other parts of the BAE Systems organisation.

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 three submarines in the class, HMS Astute, HMS Ambush and HMS Artful, are now in service with the Royal Navy and the final four 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. Construction of the first of four submarines, named Dreadnought, began last year Our Submarines business employs approximately 8,700 people and in 2017 we spent around £700m with over 700 suppliers.

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Opportunity Overview

  • July 31st, 2019
  • £28,000 and £2,000 welcome payment + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Barrow-in-Furness (Cumbria) and Frimley (West Surrey)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Aerospace
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Hardware
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Software
  • Systems

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