Deputy Project Manager – Supply Chain Jobs in UAE at BAE Systems

Title: Deputy Project Manager – Supply Chain

Company: BAE Systems

Location: UAE

Type: Contract

Category: Supply Chain/Logistics, Management

Job Description

Apply your talent where it counts

Forward thinking project professional to support the supply chain cost account portfolio for a high profile shipbuilding project

Enjoy flexibility, innovation focus and interesting work within a strong team culture

The largest shipbuilding endeavour in the nation’s history has commenced in South Australia.

Apply your talent where it counts as an experienced Deputy Project Manager- Supply Chain based in Osborne Naval Shipyard, South Australia. This is fixed term fourteen months contract opportunity for maternity leave cover.

Despite COVID-19, we have a strong pipeline of job opportunities and we are still hiring. We’re continuing to provide the Australian Defence Force with what they need to help protect the nation. Many of our people are now safely working from home. Of course some roles can’t be done from home and in those cases, we’re operating with an increased focus on health and safety on-site. We’re finding new ways of working in response to COVID-19 and our workforce is still delivering the best capability for Australia.

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Supply Chain Project Manager for the Hunter Class Frigate Program, you will provide project management support to the nominated control account managers (CAM) in planning, managing, scheduling and reviewing their control account to ensure the supply chain teams’ performance in terms of cost, quality and schedule.

More specifically, you will

Ensure that the supply chain schedule is appropriately integrated with the schedules of other key functions that we support and interact with (such as engineer and operations)

Contribute to a culture of proactive planning, management of change and performance monitoring

Oversee and manage supply chain team’s discipline, governance, content and accuracy within the integrated baseline schedule, basis of estimate, master resource file and cost account plans

Support the Supply Chain Control Account Managers through the ongoing maturation of schedule and material costs

Foster a culture of cross-functional collaboration on project planning

Produce control account performance reports (as required), contribute to overall supply chain reporting routines and analyse data to draw out insights on the supply chain teams project performance

About you

As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you’ll have:

Degree qualification in project management, business administration, engineering or related discipline

Demonstrated experience in project management within a complex project environments

Knowledge of supply chain operations and project management tools and systems

Strong data analytics capability

Proficient user of Ms Office package especially word, excel and power point


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