Fleet Programmes Project Scheduler

Job Description

Project Scheduler
SF 30208
Business Unit - HMNB Clyde - Fleet Programmes
Location: Faslane, Helensburgh, GB, G84 8HL
Salary Up to £38,000 depending on experience

About the Role

We're looking for four Project Schedulers to join us at HMNB Clyde, home to the core of the UK Submarine Service, including the nation's nuclear deterrent. Partnering with the MOD and the Royal Navy, we ensure that the UK Royal Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them at HMNB Clyde and around the world, delivering complex submarine maintenance packages and applying our core strengths of technology and expertise to sustain critical and complex assets that help maintain national security.

As a scheduler, you will be required to develop and manage project schedule logic to assist deliver UK Submarine maintenance projects within the required safety standards, time, cost and quality targets.

Using your previous experience, you'll provide project scheduling expertise to ensure schedules are developed and maintained within Babcock's Project Management & Planning policies. Standards will be met with quality schedules that satisfy the requirements of the business and the needs of the customer.

Main Responsibilities:

Providing support to deliver Fleet maintenance projects within the required safety standards, time, cost and quality targets
Provision of resource and cost loaded schedules, with inputs from project estimators, that feed the integrated Business Planning Process
Assistance with quantitative schedule risk analysis to inform the project/programme bid process
Assistance with maintenance of project planning templates
Ensuring schedules meet Babcock Group's Project Management & Planning policies and standards
Conduct resource analysis to identify resource conflicts, over allocations, opportunities or corrective actions
Routinely update the schedule network in line with reporting requirements
Regularly analyse schedule network and manage schedule variance and float
Routinely produce and evaluate management information from project schedule network for Babcock management.
Assist in the identification of scope liability between Babcock and Ships Staff
Leading project planning and progress updates meetings
Produce and maintain key date schedule and critical path analysis

What do I need to do the role?

You'll be educated to HNC or equivalent in a relevant project management or engineering discipline, or hold an appropriate APM qualification. This may however be formally wavered for a period depending on the level of relevant experience and specific capability.

You'll need to demonstrate a high level of organisational skills with an ability to adapt to dynamic situations and produce information and reports with minimal guidance.

We would also like you to have the following:

Good knowledge of APM philosophy.
Proficient user of Microsoft Office applications, including strong Excel skills
Proficient user of Microsoft Project
Proficient in the use of Primavera v.19 and awareness of Primavera Risk
An understanding of risk management and LfE and their relationship with the schedule
Awareness of Acumen Fuse
Knowledge of change management
Lastly, strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential attributes for this post, as is the ability to interact confidently and effectively with management and both Babcock and MoD stakeholders.


What else do I need to know?
This role is based at HM Naval Base Clyde, located 6 miles north of Helensburgh in the West of Scotland. We are well placed for commuter links to Glasgow and the wider region, with easy access for car and public transport.
You should hold or have the ability to obtain full SC clearance


About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


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Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.

Closing: 30th July 2021