Project Scheduler

Job Title: Project Scheduler
Location: Devonport
Business Unit: Warships
Salary: £31,470

About the role
The Warship Project Scheduler role offers an exciting opportunity to join this thriving and dynamic Business Unit. The Warship Support Business Unit, based in Devonport, Plymouth, is continuously growing to support navies worldwide. In line with the increasing work load and the ever pertinent aspiration to drive greater rigour and consistency within our project controls domain, we are seeking to increase our planning capability by appointing a Project Scheduler to support the holistic planning process and the scheduling of increasingly complex Upkeep projects.

The Project Scheduler will support the Senior Project Scheduler with the planning of Upkeep projects. This includes supporting the high level planning process through to building the project schedule. The Project Scheduler will support the ongoing schedule analysis and maintenance throughout the life cycle of the project.

Other duties will include:

*To maintain and monitor project schedules for Surface Ship Upkeep projects, updating the plans on a regular basis to ensure a means of controlling the project.
*To assist the Senior Project Scheduler in discussions with Production groups to ensure that logical sequencing of scheduled activities is maintained.
*To record project progress, actual 'activity start' and 'finish' times on the Primavera P6 plan and document any supporting information.
*To contribute to production progress reporting by compiling and presenting data extracted from Primavera P6 as required by the Project Manager / Senior Management

What do I need to do the role?
*Demonstrable experience of scheduling projects in a project management environment.
*An awareness of scheduling software such as MS Project or P6
*Qualifications at ONC, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent at minimum.
*Relevant and applicable technical experience in project management / planning (desirable).

Babcock offers a supportive environment including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, Occupational Health services, flexible working hours (only non-industrials), career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams. Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.

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.

Application Guidance
If you are currently employed by Babcock/Cavendish Nuclear you are required to make your current line manager aware that you're applying for this vacancy. You should advise them if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role. Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. Babcock will be continuing with essential recruitment activity but implementing relevant recommendations to protect our employees, by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we may face. You will have advanced notice should we wish to arrange an interview with you and more information will be provided regarding the format by the recruitment team. This advice is valid at the time of publication and changing government advice and Babcock working practices take precedence at any particular time.

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.

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