Project Planning Specialist

Job Description

Job Title: Project Planning Specialist

Location: Devonport, Plymouth

Compensation: £35,996 - £43,733 + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF50801

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 Project Planning Specialist at our Devonport site.

The role

As a Project Planning Specialist, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll support planning and resourcing of work, at task, project, and business levels.

Day to day, you'll:
Support Project Managers in the identification, planning and scheduling of resource requirements (people/facilities/materials etc..) required to implement the programme.
Support the development of accurate and up-to-date financial, schedule and resource estimates to ensure the project is accurately planned and reported
Support Project Manager with project controls and agreed budgets (linkage/validation to estimate) and the control of forecast and actual costs against that budget.
Support, manage and develop current / key planning tools to maximise the control and accuracy of programme delivery
Lead on monitor and control of work using standard reports and KPI's. Timely release and closure of change codes and the highlighting of issues

Essential experience of the Project Planning Specialist,
Experience in a Technical / Engineering or Planning environment
Demonstrable knowledge or experience of working with common project tools (MS Office, MS excel, Microsoft Projec) Will need to be confident with lookups etc and manipulation of data in spreadsheets
Experience in Scheduling/Estimating

This role provides hybrid working with at least two days per week on site however, you must be able and willing to increase site attendance as and when required. You will be required to be onsite full-time at the end of the financial year.

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 ten 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 a century, 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: 30/05/2023


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