Demand Manager Portsmouth – Filton, Gloucestershire

Job title: Demand Manager

Company: BAE Systems

Job description: Demand Manager – IT Projects

Are you looking for a new challenge? Naval Ships are looking to recruit a demand manager to support the growing number of demands across the business working closely with the IM&T team based across the UK.

The Demand Manager – IT Projects role will primarily involve the control of the IM&T demand management lifecycle for all Naval Ships business demand.

You will be joining the team at an exciting time as we grow to meet current program needs in the UK and our current export programmes including the Hunter Class Frigate for the Australian Navy and the CSC programme for the Canadian Government.

The team are currently working across a range of projects some local to Naval Ships and some BAE wide initiatives and we’re looking for project managers to deliver these on time and budget. You’ll use your existing demand/project management experience and interest in IT to help our business grow and improve. This role will be varied and give an opportunity to work with the wider BAE business.

As a Demand Manager – IT Projects your main responsibilities will involve:

End to end responsibility of the IM&T demand lifecycle.

Agreement and triage of IM&T demands.

Support the demand delivery within the IM&T delivery streams.

Liaise with associated/related projects and programmes.

Produce the necessary management Reports and provide a business view on the Im&T demand status.

Manage Demand risks and issues, escalating major risks/issues to the relevant management team as agreed.

Essential skills;

Existing Project Manager/Demand Management experience is essential.

Ability to triage and deliver demands across supporting functions in the industry

Previous experience working on IT demands/projects is preferred or a knowledge of IT from a previous role.

Desirable Skills

APM or Prince 2 qualified required and an IT qualification would be desirable but is not essential.

Previous experience with the end to end responsibility of the IM&T demand lifecycle.

ITIL 3 or 4 qualification or knowledge

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to work alongside both business and technical teams and be the liaison point between both, you will enjoy a challenge and can adapt and flex to changing priorities. You’ll be driven, creative and can add value to the team.

Location: Filton, Glasgow, Portsmouth. Potential for occasional travel between other UK sites.

Salary: Competitive

Employee referral bonus – £500

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

About Maritime Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That’s work that inspires us. That’s BAE Systems.

You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From and the Naval Ships programme portfolio including export opportunities, the projects you’ll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what’s important to you, whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we’ll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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.

Expected salary:

Location: Portsmouth – Filton, Gloucestershire

Job date: Wed, 08 Sep 2021 00:33:23 GMT

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