Project Support Assistant

Project Support Assistant

Location: Preston. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £27,000 depending on skills and experience


As a Project Support Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting the implementation of key projects, particularly focusing on Policy Modernisation within Employee Services. Your duties will include:

  • Supporting specific policy modernisation projects aligned with the broader EBS operational and strategic vision, linked with the HRET Project.
  • Providing regular updates on project deliverables, highlighting risks and slippages against original plans.
  • Applying a strong focus on continuous improvement to enhance process efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Maintaining a robust stakeholder communication network.
  • Supporting and ensuring adherence to change control and change management procedures, applying appropriate levels of change governance.
  • Collaborating with the Employee Lifecycle Change Lead to ensure the proper design, development, testing, and implementation of solutions.
  • Assisting in the delivery of training related to changes in processes and technology.
  • Supporting the creation of training material and other associated documentation for projects impacting processes and procedures.
  • Ensuring adherence to procedures and policies, including data protection and confidentiality guidelines.

Skills and Experiences:


  • Strong Administration Background.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to plan and control your workload.
  • Ability to manage change.
  • Proven experience of working in an environment with conflicting priorities.


  • Operational experience, ideally in a Shared Service environment.
  • Knowledge of Employee Services team processes and policies.
  • Experience supporting projects.


You’ll enjoy benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance, and a Company-contributed Share Incentive Plan. Access additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance program, Cycle2work, and employee discounts.

The Employee Cycle Team:

Join the Employee Cycle Team to engage and collaborate with colleagues and key stakeholders across BAE Systems. This role offers an exciting opportunity to be involved in multiple changes during a time of growth for the company.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you can make a real difference. Join an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity and merit, and empowers you to fulfill your potential. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We strive for inclusive recruitment processes. If you have a disability or health condition affecting your performance in certain assessments, discuss potential reasonable adjustments with your recruiter.

Please be aware: Roles at BAE Systems may be subject to security and export control restrictions. Nationality, previous nationalities, and place of birth may limit roles you can perform for the organization.

Closing Date: 9th of February

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications. Therefore, if interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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