Project Scheduling Specialist

Job Description

Job Title: Project Scheduling Specialist

Location: Bristol, UK - Hybrid - working from home options available

Compensation: Competitive+ benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 46405

Make a real impact, immediately

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 Scheduling Specialist at our Bristol site.

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.

Mission Systems

The Project Scheduling Specialist role is based within our Mission Systems business area.

Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best-in-class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers' needs.

The role

The difference our new Project Scheduling Specialist will make

As a Project Scheduling Specialist, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. In this role you will be responsible for developing, implementing and leading on the schedule management approach for a complex programme or project. You will be responsible for embedding schedule management plans, governance and assurance whilst leading on the development/baselining and maintenance of a robust integrated project schedule, ensuring alignment between the integrated scheduling toolsets and the companies financial and material demand toolset.

You will work with various stakeholders, including Control Account Managers, members of the Project Controls team, senior leaders, and wider project stakeholders, utilising your strong communication, relationship building and team playing capability, to ensure the integrated schedule is reflective of all contract work and deliverables, reflects current status\progress and is used to drive focused and effective delivery. Most importantly, your motivation, drive and passion for managing and delivering successful project outcomes will win the hearts and minds of customers and colleagues alike.

The role also offers the opportunity to support the implementation/development of best practice schedule management approaches across the wider Project Management & Project Controls function within Mission Systems.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.

Essential experience
Extensive recent and relevant experience in a similar environment / business sector
Advanced knowledge and experience of using Primavera P6
Experience of undertaking, or supporting, Quantitative Schedule Risk Analysis (I.e. Monte Carlo)

What we offer

Generous benefits including:

Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
Employee Share Plan
Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
Working from home and flexible work patterns
Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we 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. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. 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.




Application Closing Date: 5th of April 2023

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