PCFS at BAE Systems

Start Date:
Portsmouth South East
Programme Type:
Sponsored Degree Programme
Review Date:
June 2015

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1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:


Over the 5 year scheme I fulfill 12 months placements across the business gaining exposure to Project Control and Project Management tasks. I am currently in a Project Management role which involves lisaing with internal and external stakeholders and keeping track of project progress.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?


Communication skills and how to adapt communication methods depending on who I am communicating with

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


Varied from day to day and the chance being given to me to gain exposure to different working environments.

4. How valued do you feel by BAE Systems?


Very valued and respected

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


Very well structured, a bit more time to get things organised between placements would be beneficial,

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?


Very supportive, they are based a large distance to which I am located and they are very contactable by phone or email. They are always happy to help where they can, even on weekends.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?


There is always someone I can turn to for support and people are very receptive and helpful

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?


I am still living at home so it more than satisfies my needs

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


Yes there are sporting activites as well as careers fairs to help out with.

9. Would you recommend BAE Systems to a friend?


9b. Why?

Excellent company who can provide the resources and support required in order to fulfill your career goals.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to BAE Systems?

Research all the elements of BAE Systems to find out everything that they do as there may be roles within the company that you wouldn't expect to see.

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