Senior Project Planner/Scheduler

Glasgow

Naval Ships

Project management

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job title: Senior Project Planner/Scheduler

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

Salary: Up to £42,000 depending on skills and experience

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Translating the ship design into Level 1/Level 2 schedules, logic, resourcing, and budget
  • Delivering an enabled network schedule in line with the Integrated Master Schedule, declared cardinal dates, and quarterly look-ahead aspirations
  • Allocating task budgets and alignment of work scope budgets with Project/Control Account Manager (CAM) targets
  • Taking accountability for maintaining quality standards within plans and compliance to governance measure
  • Providing key support and guidance to the Management Team through regular engagement and a visible presence “on the floor” as the project moves through all phases – Engineering, Supply Chain, Build, Commissioning, and Acceptance
  • Being informed and able to validate, advise, and challenge progress and completion forecasts, to identify schedule risk and required enablers

Your skills and experiences:

Essential:

  • Understanding of planning structures and principles
  • Advanced IT skills and proficient in the use of Primavera P6
  • Excellent communication skills with proven stakeholders relationship management background
  • Experience in Defence or related complex engineering or production environment

Desirable:

  • Detailed knowledge of the business phases of Engineering, Supply Chain, Build, Commissioning, and Acceptance

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Scheduling team:

The Scheduling team offers exciting career opportunities in this critical skill area and associated development activity. In this role you will be a key part of the PMO delivering on a fast-paced programmes. You will be responsible for the development and definition of Project activities which allow the assigning of resource and application of workable logic within the planning toolset. Liaising directly with the key project stakeholders you will monitor feedback and reports on the network schedules to both internal and external customers. You will be responsible for the development & definition of Level 1 and Level 3 schedules form Statement of Work / Project Control Account requirements aligning to the Naval Ships WBS.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 22nd February 2024 – Interviews for this position will take place week commencing 4th March.

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

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