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Project Planner

Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute
£32000 - £44000 per annum + & Benefits
Closing date
18 Apr 2024

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Job Title: Project Planner
Location: Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute + Hybrid Working
Compensation: £32,000 - £44,000 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56557

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 Planner at our Clyde, Faslane site.

The role
As a Project Planner, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Babcock provides services including fleet time engineering, facilities management, waterfront services, logistics and transport within an agreed operating budget, firmly focused on continuous and sustainable improvement in warship and submarine support.

Day to day, you'll utilise your project planning, scheduling and control skills to ensure we deliver our Submarine maintenance projects on time without forgoing safety, performance, quality and are meeting our cost targets.

  • Compile Project Management Plan (PMP) from an agreed Work Package Scope on multiple Vessel Systems, working with a wide range of teams from different engineering disciplines.
  • Assist Project Manager's in maximising the utilisation and the efficiency of all the Project Management resource.
  • Ensure that maintenance plans are developed and agreed as the work package evolves.
  • Liaise closely with vessels, shore departments and MOD customers (Internal and External) as required to deliver required outputs

This role is full time and permanent at 37 hours per week and will be based at HMNB Clyde,near Helensburgh with hybrid working from home arrangements.

Essential experience of the Project Planner:

  • Proven experience of working with Primavera P6 would be advantageous however, experience of other planning tools will be considered.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.

Qualifications for the Project Planner:

Ideally you will hold one or more of the following the qualifications:

  • APM Project Fundamentals Qualification
  • Project Planning and Control ™ PPC Foundations (APMG)
  • Change Management Foundation (APMG)
  • Primavera 106P Advanced Project Management
  • Primavera 106R Resource Management

We value difference and don't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve BPSS & SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most 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

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.



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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