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PMO & Project Management

There are 5 phases to the project life cycle, initiating, planning, executing, monitoring/controlling and closing. Our clients use aap3 across the whole range of the life cycle and we have expertise in placing Project Planners, Schedulers and Co-ordinators as well as ITIL qualified Project Managers with outstanding communication, leadership and industry knowledge.


Technical Coordinator

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £12.00 - £17.00 per hour

Technical Coordinator Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Technical Coordinator. The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to coordinate data by prioritising, producing and maintaining documentation and other correspondence. Providing support to the relevant teams, ensuring documentation and information is precise and up to date.

Technical Coordinator

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Technical Coordinator.

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to coordinate data by prioritising, producing and maintaining documentation and other correspondence. Providing support to the relevant teams, ensuring documentation and information is precise and up to date.

Key Responsibilities

* Extract, analyse and manipulate data within company management systems and format to meet Customer requirements.
* Managing and maintenance of technical documentation and information.
* Utilising the relevant management systems, ensure the data is safely recorded and stored.
* Ensure that information is updated and aligns to various project requirements.
* Provide detailed information outputs to support decision making.
* Co-ordinate and maintain a proactive response to enquiries and the exchanging of information.
* Ensure query resolution is dealt with in a timely and professional manner, whilst resolving any issues when possible.
* Effective liaison and support to both internal and external Project/Functional teams.
* Prioritise own workload to meet required deadlines ensuring accuracy at all times.
* Support the capability of Business Administration by providing Mentoring and Induction for new starts within the job family.
* Demonstrate a cost effective approach to office management, providing cost challenge where appropriate and highlight areas of concerns.
* Utilise the Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E) Management System and documentation (e.g. Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessment) and proactively facilitate any health and safety actions in support of the office environment.
* Utilise the Quality Management System (QMS) Process Library in order to proactively facilitate process adherence.
* Ensure that all quality checks are conducted prior to releasing any documentation.

Key skills & qualifications

* A good standard of general education (minimum of 5 GCSE’s at Grade A – C including Maths and English desirable).
* Achievement of/working towards European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) Advanced Level 3 or equivalent in Microsoft packages.
* Apprenticeship in Business Administration Level 3 (National Vocational Qualification (NVQ)) or equivalent.
* Ensure and maintain confidentiality of information and data at all times.
* Level 2 keyboard skills would be an advantage.
* Previous experience working within a busy administrative role is preferable.
* Prioritise tasks, a highly efficient and motivated individual able to act on their own initiative, whilst paying particular attention to detail, with the ability to work as part of a team.

What we’re looking for in you

Ideal candidate will have advanced Excel shils

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Barrow

Rate: £17.26 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Project Coordinator

  • London
  • Permanent
  • £30000.00 - £35000 per annum

AAP3 is looking to add a Project Coordinator to be based out of London in order to work for with one of or major customers.

AAP3 is looking to add a Project Coordinator to be based out of London in order to work for with one of or major customers.

The Project Coordinator’s responsibilities will include:

  • Compiling reports and coordinating submission
  • Building and maintaining online databases of information
  • Perform various administrative and functional tasks such as creating and maintaining project documents and schedules, ensuring that team members and other contributors are on schedule and compiling summaries for all those who are involved
  • Responsible for conference, meeting and workshop planning and execution
  • Coordinating projects that include all aspects of project planning, target date execution, and repeated communication to internal and external stakeholders
  • The occasional possibility of some light travel once a quarter.

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

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Senior Risk Controller

  • Glasgow
  • Contract
  • £35.00 - £40.00 per hour

Senior Risk Controller Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Scotstoun as a Senior Risk Controller. The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with supporting and lead on some aspects of the creation and distribution of a number of Project Management deliverables; ensuring the required quality of any reporting content and consistency of the presentation of materials.

Senior Risk Controller

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Scotstoun as a Senior Risk Controller.

The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with supporting and lead on some aspects of the creation and distribution of a number of Project Management deliverables; ensuring the required quality of any reporting content and consistency of the presentation of materials.

Key Responsibilities

  • Weekly/Monthly Project Reports (inc. CSR (Contract Status Report)) – retrieve, record and present project information (including any supporting reports and metrics.) and may support the facilitation / chairing of meetings
  • Action Management – control and monitor the project actions database and support in the response to project actions
  • Control Account Plans (CAPs) – produce and maintain control account plans
  • Close Out Reports – produce and coordinate the sign off of project close out reports
  • Risk & Opportunity Management – support the implementation of the risk and opportunity process on the project, including reviewing contingencies
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and Organisational Breakdown Structure (OBS) – creation and maintenance of the WBS and other coding structures
  • Control Account Management (CAM) Reporting – assist with Control Account production and monthly reporting and may assist control account managers in the analysis of the data
  • Quarterly Estimate at Completion (EAC) process – provide support to the process and/or be accountable for specific outputs

Key skills & qualifications

  • Quarterly Look ahead (QLA) – provide support to the process and/or be accountable for specific outputs
  • Baseline Change Request (BCR) – support the creation of BCRs
  • Quality/Safety Reporting – develop and maintain project quality and safety metrics / reports
  • Project Management Plan (PMP) – provide support to the development of the PMP and ongoing maintenance
  • Lifecycle Management (LCM) – provide support to project phase review preparations ensuring deliverables meet LCM requirements. Where required support bid and tendering processes, gathering and compiling data
  • Document Management/ Configuration Management – maintain project documentation in line with project needs and relevant procedures
  • Project progress and delivery – control and monitor assigned sub-projects so they are delivered to agreed time, budget and quality, regularly reviewing and reporting on progress against plan and where necessary, intervening so that the project is delivered to plan.

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Scotstoun

Rate: £39.88 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Project Professional

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £32.00 - £37.00 per hour

Project Professional Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Project Professional. The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with interfacing with the business change management process to ensure all formal change notices are reviewed and acted upon as required

Project Professional

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Project Professional.

The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with interfacing with the business change management process to ensure all formal change notices are reviewed and acted upon as required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Data Management of the Support Tracker databases.
  • Tracking of impact assessments to completion
  • General management of the Astute Support Tracker & Dreadnought Support Tracker ensuring records are accurate / kept in line with the format as described in PI IS 010 Ox / PI IS 022 / adhering to Data integrity checks
  • Distribute ECR’s to the ILS teams and circulate appropriately, recording progress log information in the support tracker and ECR skyline
  • Produce internal reports and metrics against outstanding ECR data.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Contribute to MOD Customer ECR reporting; including production of slides and monthly metric pack
  • Ensure Quality Assurance initiatives are acted upon at all times whilst applying “right first time” Philosophy.
  • Ensure appropriate Process Instructions and User Guides are defined, implemented and maintained within the team.
  • Completion of ECR / ERF record retention policy. ERF updates to EDMS.
  • Ad hoc requests for information / assistance to the line lead.
  • Provide support to fellow Core Project Engineering team.

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Drug and Alcohol Test, Computer or DSE Work, Prolonged Sitting

Location: Barrow

Rate: £37.58 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Project Manager

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £45.00 - £50.00 per hour

Project Manager Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in barrow as a Project Manager. The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with manage a single team running a small to medium-sized project or a work package within a larger project.

Project Manager

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in barrow as a Project Manager.

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with manage a single team running a small to medium-sized project or a work package within a larger project.

Key Responsibilities

  • A manager with extensive knowledge of Project Management gained through experience.

  • Accountable for the budget, performance and results of the team.

  • Ensures essential procedures are followed based on own knowledge of Project Management.

  • Adapts and develops own project plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges.

  • Exercises full management authority, including performance reviews, pay decisions, recruitment, discipline, termination and other personnel actions.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Experienced professional with extensive knowledge of Project Management (tools, techniques, practices)
  • Able to resolve project-related problems that do not have routine solutions, but the norm is to follow established procedures
  • Good understanding of the Business environment for own project and team.
  • Recognised as a Project Management practitioner.
  • Demonstrates good awareness of commercial practices within own project area.

  • Developed communication and diplomacy skills. Able to persuade and influence internal & external stakeholders.

  • Decisions and problem-solving are guided by policies, procedures and business plan. Receives guidance from senior manager as needed.

What we’re looking for in you

University level education or professional qualifications gained through industry.

Professional PM Qualification or years of practical experience gained through application of Project Management.

Expect to be an LCM Assessor or Chairperson.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Drug and Alcohol Test, Computer or DSE Work, Prolonged Sitting & Telephone Work, Lone Working, Target Driven or Pressurised Environment

Location: Barrow

Rate: £50.00 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Senior Project Planning, Monitoring & Control Professional

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £40.00 - £45.00 per hour

Senior Project Planning, Monitoring & Control Professional (Planner) Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Senior Project Planning, Monitoring & Control Professional (Planner). The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to be responsible for developing and maintaining the schedule for a specific programme, project or work package.

Senior Project Planning, Monitoring & Control Professional (Planner)

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Senior Project Planning, Monitoring & Control Professional (Planner).

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to be responsible for developing and maintaining the schedule for a specific programme, project or work package.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing high-quality, integrated schedules from a defined scope of work in Primavera P6.
  • Working with Control Account Managers/Project Managers to ensure a range of stakeholders are involved in the development and approval of baseline schedules.
  • Tracking progress against the project schedule and providing concise management information to support project decision making.
  • Maintaining the quality of schedule data to a standard that enables related business processes and reporting (earned value management, estimate at completion).
  • Providing planning and scheduling expertise in support of a project team or wider programme, sharing knowledge with and supporting less experienced members of the team.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Prior planning experience in a complex project environment

  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills

  • Wider project controls experience (earned value management, risk management)
  • Experience across the project lifecycle (design, procurement, build, commissioning)

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Computer or DSE Work, Drug & Alcohol Test, Prolonged Sitting & Telephone Work, Target Driven or Pressurised Environment

Location: Barrow

Rate: £45.00 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Senior Works Service Engineer

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • £22.00 - £27.00 per hour

Senior Works Service Engineer Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Warton as a Senior Works Service Engineer. The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to support all aspects of moves management and implementation of a wide range of facilities and estates projects across the Warton Unit sites.

Senior Works Service Engineer

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Warton as a Senior Works Service Engineer.

The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to support all aspects of moves management and implementation of a wide range of facilities and estates projects across Warton Unit sites.

Key Responsibilities

  • Interpretation of site customer requirements, leading to the preparation of design specifications, implementation plans and financial business cases.

  • Close liaison with site customers and engineering professionals both internally and external to BAE systems (e.g. Estates Services, Fire, Security, Risk Management, Infrastructure and Maintenance)

  • Co-ordination and interaction with other FM teams, consultants and contractors

  • Management of Health & Safety aspects throughout the project lifecycle, ensuring projects are designed, coordinated and implemented in line with current company processes and statutory health and safety legislation.

  • Application of technical skills to work towards ensuring all relevant BAE / industry standards are achieved and costs are minimised where possible.

  • Ensuring that all projects are delivered in accordance with company and departmental quality procedures.

  • Monitoring and managing implementation progress against the agreed design, programme and quality plans, to achieve the project objectives and progress milestones.

  • Supporting any agreed customer transition, fit out and/or capability insertion phases, with close interface with the respective project team, stakeholders and customer.

  • An understanding of the financial management, justifications and budget control throughout the life of the project.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Good Health & Safety management is paramount with suitable qualification.

  • Project Management experience in Facilities and office fit out.

  • Previous moves management and Churn is essential for this type of role.

  • Previous Financial management responsibility.

  • Good background knowledge in IT fit out.

  • Good supplier management skills.

  • Good communication skills and decision making.

  • A background in facilities, space planning and office fit outs

  • The applicant should be HND or HNC qualified in a relevant engineering related discipline.

  • To manage and coordinate Project health and safety, the candidate should hold a qualification or equivalent experience in managing Health & Safety (e.g. ISOH, NEBSOH General Certificate, etc).

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office is essential, including; Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project.

  • The successful candidate must be motivated and enthusiastic with the drive to lead and successfully deliver for our customers.

What we’re looking for in you

Computer or DSE Work

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Wartron

Rate: £27.00 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Senior Material Controller

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £17.00 - £22.00 per hour

Senior Material Controller Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Senior Material Controller. The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with being responsible for the interface between the Planning Function, Procurement, Area Managers and all material related stakeholders.

Senior Material Controller

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Senior Material Controller.

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with being responsible for the interface between the Planning Function, Procurement, Area Managers and all material related stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Promote and comply with Company SHE, security, mandatory training and business requirements
  • Represent the Supply Chain Function at meetings with regard to designated areas.
  • Provide update on material status and issues (internal and external supply) whilst taking appropriate actions and expediting to satisfy project schedule demands, key milestones and objectives.
  • Production of KPI’s and reports to satisfy business requirements, stating material readiness for specific materials within the appropriate window, in accordance with the system of Work.
  • Ensuring that material issues are resolved in a timely manner, kept up to date or escalating where appropriate.
  • Participate in the assessment of departmental policies and procedures on a periodic basis to identify improvements and confirm that they are appropriate for business needs.
  • Promote ‘Right First Time’, contribute to LFE process and liaise with CI team throughout the material readiness/delivery phase
  • Principal contact for designated area, providing clear understanding of material status. Expediting priorities to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Display and promote professional behaviours in all areas of performance and duties.
  • Provide training of team members with regard to use of appropriate business systems, tools and techniques to ensure compliance with function processes and procedures.

Key skills & qualifications

  • SAP user knowledge
  • Experience of Root cause analysis
  • Good analytical skills
  • Skilled in the use of standard Microsoft packages and business systems
  • Ability to identify and resolve issues in assigned area of responsibility
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Experience in managing material through the supply chai
  • Highly motivated and driven to deliver departmental and business targets

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Computer or DSE Work, Drug & Alcohol Test, Prolonged Sitting & Telephone Work, Target Driven or Pressurised Environment

Location: Barrow

Rate: £21.77 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Lead PM&C Professional (Planning SRP)

  • Lincolnshire
  • Contract
  • £45.00 - £50.00 per hour

Lead PM&C Professional (Planning SRP) Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Lead PM&C Professional (Planning SRP). The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to support the SRP programme with Planning support.

Lead PM&C Professional (Planning SRP)

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Lead PM&C Professional (Planning SRP).

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to support the SRP programme with Planning support.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing of Contractors Plans
  • Lead schedule integration meetings with internal and external stakeholders and contractors.
  • Integration of schedule with Costs

  • Assessment of EWN’s and CE’s
  • Assessment of Impact of Risks/Opportunities to the schedule

Key skills & qualifications

  • Large Infrastructure Construction Planning Background
  • Knowledge & Experience of NEC3 contracts
  • Management and impact assessment of change to the schedules
  • Working knowledge of Cemar
  • P6 and Sap experience where applicable
  • Experience of working within a Nuclear environment.

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Computer or DSE Work, Drug & Alcohol Test, Prolonged Sitting & Telephone Work, Lone Working, Target Driven or Pressurised Environment. Please note that attendance online is also necessary.

Location: Barrow

Rate: £50.00 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Service Delivery Coordinator

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £14.00 - £19.00 per hour

Position - Service Delivery Coordinator Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Position - Service Delivery Coordinator. The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with a comprehensive administrative service by planning and managing the workload enabling the delivery of agreed commitments to a high quality and to agreed times. This role is suited for an experienced Administrator with great experience.

Position – Service Delivery Coordinator

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Position – Service Delivery Coordinator.
The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with a comprehensive administrative service by planning and managing the workload enabling the delivery of agreed commitments to a high quality and to agreed times. This role is suited for an experienced Administrator with great experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • All Recruitment administration (raising of requisitions across systems, relevant position management changes etc) undertaken to ensure efficient process;
  • Work closely with other members of the Service Delivery team to deliver a timely, accurate and effective People Services administrative service;
  • Develop effective business relationships;
  • Administer and coordinate the offer management process for all offers being made
  • Ensure BAE Systems processes and procedures are compiled with;
  • General People Services administration and coordination (data inputting, scanning and uploading documents), maintain accurate filing of all documentation, ensuring that all documentation is recorded, effectively security marked, and maintained in line with Responsible Document Management.
  • Support Service Delivery team by providing quality datasets that enable them to make recommendations or give solutions;
  • Identify and work with the HR team to resolve various HR related issues;
  • Assist the Recruitment Lead in the progression and moderation of recruitment operating policies, guidelines, and systems to encourage best practice within the company;
  • Carry out HR governance activities related to Service Delivery team requirements;

Key skills & qualifications

  • Proven track record in administration, coordination role
  • Ideally with have experience of working within an HR department, or interested in pursuing a career in HR
  • Basic understanding of financial processes and procedures
  • Extensive Microsoft Office knowledge required
  • Experience of producing data for analysis
  • Excellent data entry skills and manipulation of data skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Prioritisation of workload, when managing multiple tasks
  • Basic employment law knowledge (desirable)
  • Well-developed business administration capability

What we’re looking for in you

Vast experience in Administration

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Portsmouth

Rate: £19.08 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.