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Fleet Programmes Senior Planner / Scheduler


Faslane, Helensburgh, GB, G84 8HL

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Fleet Programmes Senior Planner 
Location:              Helensburgh, Clyde + Hybrid working arrangements 
Compensation:    £44,000 - £58,000 + Benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:               SF58124


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 Fleet Programmes Senior Planner at our Faslane site.


The role
As a Fleet Programmes Senior Planner you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Your role will include being the SME in the planning discipline, to provide guidance and direction to planners and project controls specialists who provide direct support to Fleet project teams, to support project managers, deliver projects within the required safety standards, time, cost and quality targets. 


Day-to-day, you’ll provide an advanced level of project scheduling support, direction and coaching to project teams to ensure maintenance period schedules are developed and maintained within Babcock Group’s Project Management & Planning policies and standards are met via quality schedules that satisfy the requirements of the business and the needs of the customer. 


  • Provide guidance and direction to planners and project controls specialists who provide support to Fleet project teams to deliver projects within the required safety standards, time, cost, and quality targets.
  • Lead, influence and provide guidance to project teams on the development and maintenance of project schedules that meet the requirements of the business and that support Babcock Group’s Project Delivery Framework (PDF) 
  • Provide probabilistic schedule risk analysis & cost risk analysis (SRA) to inform the project/programme bid process
  • Provision of long- and short-term programme level resource forecasts that feed the Integrated Base Plan. 
  • Develop and maintain Project Planning templates that are optimised for the corporate structure (Project Specific Teams) and are harmonised with the engineering task steps and work instructions.  


This role is full time, 37 hours per week and is based on site at Faslane for 2/3 days per week the rest can be completed from home.


Essential experience of the Fleet Programmes Senior Planner

  • Experience in Planning, preferably data orientated
  • Knowledge of project controls 
  • Primavera 6 Experience 
  • Experience in overseeing quality assurance of planning 


Qualifications for the Fleet Programmes Senior Planner
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 then we would like to hear from you.


Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.


Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


What we offer 

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution 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 the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlemen 
  • ‘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
  • Opportunity to work with innovative technology.
  • Potential to develop skills.


Babcock International 
For over a century Babcock has 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. 


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. 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.


Closing date: 23/07/2024



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