Project Planner

Job Description

Job Title: Project Planner

Location: Warrington / Bristol or Newbury

Compensation: £30,000 - £45,000

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 50175

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Planner at one of our sites in Bristol, Warrington or Newbury.

The role

As a Planner you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will join our project controls team, applying schedule management in complex situations over a 10-year program of work. This vital project is in conjunction with a major defence client, developing state of the art defence systems and upholding the UK's national security.

Day to day, you'll be preparing and maintaining integrated schedules of project activities and events.

Responsibilities of the Planner
Develop/implement and maintain the Project structures (WBS/OBS/RBS/CBS)
Develop/baseline and maintain the Project integrated schedule. (Level 1-3)
Ensure alignment between the integrated scheduling toolset and the companies financial and material demand toolset. This includes alignment of any Level 4/5 schedules.
Understand and report on project using Earned Value Analysis techniques and interpret/communicate the results and any corrective action to the project team.
Provision of schedule risk analysis updates on a monthly basis and to inform the baseline
Support to commercial change process, impact assessments and execute change control process as appropriate

Essential experience of the Planner
Extensive recent and relevant experience in a similar environment / business sector
Awareness of NEC3/4 contracting methodologies
Advanced knowledge of scheduling toolsets e.g. Primavera/MSP etc...
Full project lifecycle experience from bid phase through to close out
Quantitative risk analysis experience

The Planner role offers agile, hybrid working patterns. You will be expected to work in one of our office locations for a minimum of 2 days each week. There will also be very occasional visits to our customers site in Newbury.

Qualifications for the Planner
A bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in engineering/project/construction - (desirable)
Professional qualification (eg APM/Acoste/RICS) - (desirable)

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.

Our Benefits
Generous holiday allowance
Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
Employee share scheme
Employee shopping savings portal
Payment of Professional Fees
Reservists in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages

Babcock International

For over 130 years Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 01/05/2023


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