Project Controller at BAE Systems

Start Date:
2013
Location:
Warton
Programme Type:
Sponsored Degree Programme
Salary:
£25,189 annually
Review Date:
21st April 2016

Review Score

7.8/10

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

7/10

Project Controller. This involves aiding in the management of large projects, Liaising with customers and reporting on financial data.

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

8/10

My stakeholder management skills have been improved and my confidence to match. My computer skills have also been improved aiding me to become more efficient in my role. I have been on various training courses, funded by the company to help me tackle the day to day tasks i am set.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

I really enjoy my programme, the mix of college and work is just right. I feel like i have been extremely lucky to have been offered the job at BAE Systems and will be an ambassador for the scheme.

4. How valued do you feel by BAE Systems?

8/10

Moving from placement to placement gives you an opportunity to experience different managers and areas of the business. So far i have felt valued and recognized for doing good work. I am consistently asked to be involved in tasks to aid the business and hope it continues into the future.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

6/10

The programme is well structured and as mentioned before, the split of work and college is just right. However, the scheme has a tendency to change its format and it can get confusing sometimes.

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

8/10

For me, i feel that i get the right amount of support. In a higher education environment, you need to utilize the resources, they will not come to you. I always know where they are when i need them and feel they are very approachable.

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

8/10

Again, i feel i know where my scheme managers are when i need them. I keep in touch with them and they are always able to help at a moments notice.

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

8/10

My salary is more than acceptable for the job i do. I feel i am very well paid.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

There are lots of opportunities outside of work, to which i have been a part of many times. They are well communicated in the workplace and always give you the option to join.

9a. Would you recommend BAE Systems to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

A great place to work, a great salary and a great learning environment.

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

Be yourself, the company are looking for genuine individuals who want to be here and not someone is pretending to be someone else.

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