The aerospace and defence sectors are one of the key high-tech sectors where many project management practitioners are deployed in roles across the whole family of positions from project controllers through to senior programme directors.

As with any large industrial and commercial organisations the project management roles are created across the whole span of the organisations activities including engineering, facilities, business improvement and change which all underpins the importance of this industry.

Our previous clients in this sector include:

  • AgustaWestland
  • British Airways
  • Airbus
  • Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
  • Aspire Defence Services Ltd.
  • Civil Nuclear Constabulary
  • Astrium Space Ltd.
  • Cranfield Aerospace
  • BAE Air
  • Easyjet plc
  • BAE Land
  • GCHQ
  • BAE Sea
  • Inmarsat
  • BAE Services
  • Ministry of Defence (MOD)
  • BAE Systems
  • QinetiQ
  • Birmingham Airport Group
  • UK Space Agency


Read more about project management in the Aerospace and Defence sector

Arras People - 100% focused on project management recruitment


Compliance with legislation and regulations in the supply and engagement of workers is seen by many as a minefield which continues to evolve as the EU and UK government introduce more and more legislation in this key area. As an Agency, Arras People work with our clients to ensure that our interactions comply with the latest legislation. Below we identify some of the key legislation that has a direct impact on how we operate.

Why use Arras

Our focus is simple, supply the best candidates available to fulfil the open programme and project management role be that Permanent, Fixed Term, Contract or Interim. The aim of the Arras People team has always been to provide our Clients and just as importantly our Candidates a refreshingly different approach to the recruitment process.

PM Market Data

How much do I need to pay? Because programme and project management is such a broad church, salary levels and day rates for contractors vary greatly. As such key variables such as experience, sector and function need to be considered when formulating average and actual salaries and day rates for project management practitioners across all role types. We can help with our insider view of what is happening across the PM market.

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Project Management Recruitment Specialists

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