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Delivery Manager - National Security (London / Hybrid)

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
19 Mar 2023

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BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

London with support for Hybrid working. Full-time.

Job Description

Are you passionate about working with cutting-edge technology and self-motivated to find innovative solutions to complex challenges as part of a team who help keep the UK safe? Join BAE Systems as a Delivery Manager.

The National Security business in London is growing and there are an increasing number of opportunities to work with a range of National Security clients to provide solutions that have a real impact.

Not only will your teams be directly making a huge impact upon the systems you work on, you'll be doing it for an organisation who makes a huge impact to the security of the UK.

We are looking for a Mid-Senior Level Delivery Manager to join our team following continuous growth and success in the UK Government sector.

What you could be doing for us:

  • Developing and managing teams, including managing their delivery and performance and providing appraisal and support to their development
  • Preparing and maintaining schedules for project activities and events, taking account of dependencies and resource requirements, showing the critical path, reporting and tracking milestones, resource levelling, baselining and tracking reporting, contingency and risk adequately covered in the plan
  • Identifying, addressing and resolving differences between individuals and/or interest groups
  • Maintaining definitions of the requirements of projects
  • Developing and agreeing budgets for projects and controlling forecast and actual costs against them including production of financial reports
  • Managing both internal and external stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests

What background are we looking for?

  • Taken full responsibility for the definition, documentation and successful completion of higher complexity projects, programmes or portfolios
  • Acted as a primary point of contact for senior clients and sub-contracted 3rd parties, and has day to day accountability for the service and solution being provided.
  • Provided support, mentoring and assurance to projects at lower levels of complexity/size.
  • Identified business winning opportunities for new or extended work, within or related to the scope of the project, programme or portfolio.
  • Coached and provided guidance to one or more Project Professionals or Senior Project Professionals throughout the project lifecycle, managing their performance and supporting their development.
  • Excellent stakeholder management experience is essential having interacted with various levels of stakeholder, internal and external in your previous role
  • You will need to be a motivated individual who is willing to help out the wider business unit wherever possible
  • Able to juggle different tasks and projects well alongside one another and manage priorities accordingly.

Professional Qualifications:

It would be great if you also had experience in some of these, but if not we'll help you with them:

  • Project Management qualification such as P3M, APMP or PRINCE 2

A scaled Agile framework qualification such as SAFe

How we will support you

  • Work-life balance is important; you can work around core hours with flexible and part-time working, and many of our roles include hybrid working enabling a mix of working from home and in the office
  • You'll get 25 days holiday a year and the option to buy/sell and carry over from the year before
  • Our flexible benefits package includes private medical and dental insurance, a competitive pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, taste cards and more
  • You'll have a dedicated Career Manager to help you develop your career and guide you on your journey through BAE
  • You'll be part of our company bonus scheme
  • You are welcome to join any/all of our Diversity and Support groups. These groups cover everything from gender diversity to mental health and wellbeing.

Security Clearance

Only those with the permanent and unrestricted right to live and work in the UK will be considered for a position within BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Due to the nature of our, work successful candidates for this role will be required to go through Government SC clearance prior to starting with us.

About our team

Our people are what differentiates us, they are resourceful, innovative and dedicated. We have a mix of generalists and specialists and recognise that this diversity contributes to our success. We recognise the benefits of forming teams from a mix of disciplines, which allows us to come up with cutting edge, high quality solutions. Our breadth of work across the Public Sector provides diverse opportunities for our people to develop their careers in new areas of expertise and with new clients.

You'll be part of a big company, but we try to create a culture that feels like a small one. The work will stretch you and be challenging, but we encourage a healthy work-life balance. Most of all, we know teams who work well together also perform well. We'll do everything we can to ensure you have fun at work, and in social activities outside of it whether that's virtually or in person, as conditions allow.

You will be joining our National Security business which is the largest area within our UK business. Our mission is to be the most trusted partner for our National Security clients in delivery of their core mission. At the end of 2020 we had over 700 employees working across our security and law enforcement customers. This year, we are looking to build on our success and grow even further by recruiting over 100 new members to our team.

We have a rich history of working within National Security. In fact, we have over 40 years' experience of delivering advice and solutions to our customers in this sector, supporting them in carrying out their vital missions.

More about BAE Systems

You will work for a division of BAE Systems who helps nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cyber crime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations. We're a consultancy and products business and employ smart, motivated individuals who work together across a range of projects and products. You'll get to work on a variety of different systems for different customers throughout your career with us. We're passionate about Diversity and Inclusion in our workforce and the people you'll work with will reflect this. We employ over 4,000 people across 18 countries in the Americas, APAC, UK and EMEA

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Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day.

By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we're working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance well-being.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best and brightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential.

Division overview: Capabilities

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Digital Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.


BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

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