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Country/Region:  GB
City:  Plymouth

Business Unit: Engineering and Technology Services
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG (working from home will be an option)

Salary: £33,020 - £36,170 (Dependant on expeirence. We can consider people at the early stages of their career as development is on offer)


About the role
Babcock International are seeking to appoint a planner/scheduler within the Facilities Engineering Programme Management Office (PMO). The PMO comprises a team of 30 Planning, Project Engineering and Business Support professionals, providing a planning and project controls service to the Facilities Engineering design team. As a planner/scheduler you will develop detail within existing post initiation projects, collate accurate progress reporting and analysis, variances investigation and reporting, manage project baselines, change management and ad hoc project reporting. Your role will be permanent, providing an interface between the internal customer and design / safety engineering teams.


The department offers a friendly, flexible working environment, with opportunities to progress your career and assist in the delivery of Defence design and safety engineering projects. We are prepared to consider people at the early stages of their working life or even looking to change careers. Extensive development, both on the job and obtaining formal qualifications is available.


What do I need to do the role?
Ideally we are looking for people who have some experience in planning, project controls, window based applications and primavera P6. However, we are also open to those with little or no experience, as for those committed to us and the role, we'll be able to offer a development plan. You will need to be educated to at least BTEC level 4.

What else do I need to know?

You must be a sole UK national capable of holding SC clearance.


There will be scope to work from home with site visits required on a monthly basis.

Babcock offers a supportive environment including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, occupational health services, flexible working hours (only non-industrials), career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams. Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.


About Babcock International and Devonport

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.


You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It’s why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.


Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy’s new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.


Application Guidance

All applications should be made online using PC, Laptop or Mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please click here. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive 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 will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.


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.



Closing date: 02/11/2021





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