Degree Apprentice-Maritime Services-Project Manager-Portsmouth

BAE Systems
Portsmouth Naval Base UK
24 Nov 2020
24 Dec 2020
Job Function
Apprentice, Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Project Management Integrated Degree Apprenticeship scheme aims to develop A-level or equivalent qualified individuals to be responsible for the delivery of a project or a subset of a project. Initially you will be 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?

Our Project Manager Degree Apprenticeship is designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to become a Project Manager or Project Control Manager; you will study towards a BSc qualification whilst doing a real job and earning a competitive salary from day one.

Whatever project you are assigned to you’ll be the eyes and ears of a project, 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 and be involved in all stages of the project lifecycle through rotating placements every 12 months and being offered a number of stretch assignments and enrichment activities which support your development.
As a Project Management Degree Apprentice you will not just be office based, you will have the opportunity to get out and about visiting key stakeholders across various locations as well as seeing the work you are supporting in situ.

BAE Systems are committed to your development.

This scheme would particularly suit an individual who is driven, organised and enjoys problem solving and working with others.

What Qualification Will You Get?

Projct Manager Integrated Degree Apprenticeship at Level 6, which including:

  • BSc Hons Degree in Project Management
  • IPMA Level D Project Management Qualification


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

GCSEs grade A*-C/4-9 (or equivalent) in Maths and English plus a minimum of 240/96 UCAS points, or equivalent (excluding UCAS points gained at AS level), The UCAS points must include a numerate subject.

Overview of Maritime Sector South

We deliver an essential and competitive edge where it counts ​across the Maritime sector

We live in an age of increasing change and uncertainty. An age where threats are escalating, the strategic and political context is complex and dynamic, where fundamentals are shifting and technology is playing an even more important part in our lives. An age of great challenges and opportunities. But one thing never changes – the imperative to protect what matters most. National security, economic prosperity, critical infrastructure, sensitive data; our lives, our loved ones, our values and our futures.

At BAE Systems, we aim to provide an essential advantage to help our customers and partners stay ahead as these challenges and opportunities change. We bring innovation and ingenuity to give our customers a strategic advantage where it counts.

 In the Maritime Sector, this takes many forms – from an innovation that keeps people safe at sea, to services and support solutions which maintain military capability, to high-end complex defence assets and to facilities and platforms which provide a home away from home for service personnel for months at a time.

We learn from our experiences and adopt a continuous improvement culture, to sharpen our performance and to provide an essential and enhanced competitive advantage for our customers. We take a global view and remain agile to evolving dynamics and customer requirements.

We offer an intelligent edge, a military edge, a commercial edge, a competitive edge, a critical edge - an essential edge to ensure future relevance and the ability to operate alongside allies and partners - an essential edge to protect what matters most.

Providing world-class training, support and development to our people means we inspire the very best talent to achieve great things

The opportunities for Maritime Sector in the South include three Business Units:

Maritime Services

Maritime Services delivers end-to-end services and support to over half of the Royal Navy’s Surface Fleet. From ensuring the Royal Navy’s ships are ready to go to sea, managing Portsmouth Naval Base, or even manufacturing radar, torpedoes, small boats and components for aircraft.

Maritime Services offer apprentice opportunities in its Southern sites in Portsmouth and Cowes on the Isle of Wight

Naval Ships, Combat Systems

We design, develop, integrate and provide through-life support to naval combat systems that enable navies to protect nations. Vital information from ship sensors such as radar and sonar, are captured through our core product, the Combat Management System. This advanced technological capability allows ships crews to rapidly respond to potentially life-threatening situations.

We pride ourselves on being the combat systems integrator of choice, not only integrating our own products, but those of other defence companies too in delivering combat systems for both the Royal Navy and international customers.

Naval Ships, Combat Systems offer apprentice opportunities in its Southern sites in Portsmouth, Frimley, New Malden and Filton near Bristol

Submarines, Complex Systems and Solutions

Submarines, Complex systems and support provide combat systems solutions and support to both in-build and in-service submarines through life for all UK submarines.

Submarines Complex Systems and Solutions offer apprentice opportunities in its Southern sites in Frimley.

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.