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Senior Planner


Faslane, Helensburgh, GB, G84 8HL

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:              Senior Planner
Location:              Faslane, Helensburgh – Clyde 
Compensation:    £44,000 - £55,000 + Benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:               SF55122


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 Senior Planner at our Clyde, Faslane site.


The role
As a Senior Planner , you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will  provide an advanced level of project scheduling support, direction and coaching to projects teams. Ensuring maintenance period schedules are developed and maintained within Babcock Group’s Project Management & Planning, ensuring policies and standards are met via quality schedules that satisfy the requirements of the business and the needs of the customer.


Day to day, you’ll lead and manage a small team of planners/ schedulers, who provide direct support to Fleet project teams, to support project managers delivery of projects within the required safety standards, time, cost, and quality targets.


  • Provide probabilistic schedule risk analysis and cost risk analysis (SRA) to inform the project/programme bid process.

  • Conduct resource assignment analysis across live Fleet projects to identify resource conflicts, over allocations and opportunities. Seek corrective action by agreeing task rescheduling and or task estimate and duration validation and the provision of long- and short-term programme level resource forecasts that feed the Integrated Base Plan (IBP).

  • Develop and maintain Project Planning templates that are optimised for the corporate structure (Project Specific Teams) 

  • Develop Project planners’ skill sets through coaching.


This role is  full time and will be based at HMNB Clyde, near Helensburgh.


Essential experience of the Senior Planner: 

  • Proven track record as an experienced Planner with significant time in the role.

  • Essential proficiency in P6.

  • Background in line management or mentoring experience, or a genuine desire to mentor colleagues. .


Qualifications of the Senior Planner:

  • HNC/D in Project Management or equivalent (APM) is desirable:

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


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 

  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, 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.



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