Senior Project Planner

Competitive Salary & Package
Closing date
19 May 2021

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Senior Project Planner
Site based - Nationwide Travel
Competitive salary with car allowance, plus travel and subsistence allowance

About the role:
Here at Babcock International, we're looking to recruit a Senior Project Planner to produce robust and detailed programmes for all works associated with the design, procurement and construction phases of the projects.

Main responsibilities also include liaising with the Project/Construction Manager and Site Engineers to ensure that the programme keeps abreast of any changes whilst ensuring that it is communicated effectively both internally and externally.

Further responsibilities;
* Produce detailed trackers that can substantiate progress measurements on a regular basis and retain these for analysis on future bids.
* Mentor and support less experienced members of the planning team on the technical aspects of programming.
* Develop and maintain the PRIMAVERA P6 Planning software, calculating progress monetarily
* Interface with National Grid. Be POC and lead for Babcock for discussions around planning activity.
* Administration responsibility for Planning software

This is an excellent opportunity to work within a growing power sector for a global engineering organisation, and with a potential career path to management.

What do I need to do the role?
You will have proven experience in a project planning role, with the ability to develop and maintain PRIMAVERA P6 planning software.

You must also confidently interface with the client demonstrating competency and act as the POC for all Babcock planning activity for project.

A power industry background would be desirable; alternatively civils, utilities, and rail or construction sectors are preferred.

What else do I need to know?
This role is site based working on project sites across Scotland and England. You will be expected to work away from home for most of the week for the duration of the contract.

We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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 are 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 will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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 visit our website.

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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

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