Business Support Planning Specialist

Posting Date: 05 August 2020

Location: Faslane, Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, GB, G84 8HL

Company: Babcock

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Planning Specialist
Location – Faslane
Business Unit – Clyde


About the role

At HMNB Clyde, we manage a number of activities on behalf of the MOD and currently we’re looking for a Planning Scheduler to join us. We provide highly specialised engineering support services, including operational maintenance, upgrades and repair to ships and submarines and submarine operator and maintainer training for the Royal Navy’s Astute Class submarines. 
You will support the Safety Justification Department in the development and implementation of a Design Authority (DA) Integrated Plan, which not only recognises the key requirements for the DA but recognises the impact on resource.

The Planning Specialist will coordinate the DA (MoD Approving Authority (AA), MoD Technical Authority (TA) and Safety Justification Group (SJG)) manpower required to support an integrated DA Task Plan which includes inputs/outputs in accordance with the requirements of the HMNB Clyde suite of Nuclear Site Safety Justification (NSSJ) documents


What do I need to do the role?
You will demonstrate experience of working in a Planning role within a large, complex business or engineering environment.

Have a track record and experience of Primavera P6 evidenced with experience of planning, data control, data management, performance management and analysis of the project plan.

You will be highly IT literate with experience in the use of excel, data manipulation, reporting and the creation of dashboards.


We would like you to hold all or most of the following:
• HNC or equivalent in mechanical/electrical engineering
• Adept in communicating with key stakeholders
• Have a good working knowledge of planning methodology, project controls and project management principles
• Analytical with excellent attention to detail
• Well-developed team working and interpersonal skills


What else do I need to know?
• You must hold or have the ability to obtain full SC clearance


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.

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