Share this Job
Apply now »

SLTP Strategic Programme Planner

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Plymouth

Job Title:           SLTP Strategic Programme Planner

Location:                     Bristol, UK - agile working model with some at home options

Compensation:           Competitive + Bonus + Private Healthcare

Role Type:                   Full time and Permanent
Role ID:                        SF 46130

 Amplify Your Impact

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 Primavera P6 Planner/Scheduler at our Bristol site.


As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility


The role

The difference our new Primavera P6 Planner/Scheduler will make

As a Primavera P6 Planner/Scheduler, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced project planning and scheduling professional who thrives working to provide clarity and coherence to strategic plans across a multi £billion business and a critical UK defence capability. The role works at the heart of Babcock’s submarine maintenance business delivering strategic analysis and portfolio programming for the UK’s submarine maintenance and disposal programme. This role resides in the Strategic Programming team within the Bristol based Submarine Support Engineering (SSE) organisation. The incumbent will be responsible for leading the development of a central business level portfolio view of our strategic programme of work, including supporting the business to bring coherence and integration to their projects and programmes and alignment to strategic requirements.


Day to day, you’ll lead and help develop a portfolio plan for the business including proactive leadership of stakeholder engagement and facilitation across the business and client organisation to ensure organisation collaboration and coherence on plans. You’ll get to Develop a knowledge of submarine maintenance and disposal business operations, using this to intelligently develop the portfolio plan and understand the plans across the business. You’ll work with the central planning and scheduling team to provide leadership across the business to develop the vision, concept, and frameworks for integrated planning and P6 scheduling. This is a high profile and high impact role and a unique opportunity to build a wide network with important and senior stakeholders.


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides an agile working model with some at home working available.


Essential experience


  • Extensive recent and relevant planning and scheduling experience in a similar environment / business sector
  • Advanced knowledge and practical experience using P6 scheduling toolsets
  • Experience facilitating planning across a complex business rather than just scheduling
  • Experience developing executive reporting concepts for complex organisation scheduling information and ways to analyse and report on plan and deliver health and alignment to strategic objectives
  • A strong sense of ownership and responsibility for the timeliness, quality, and validity of outputs
  • Experience management diverse direct or indirect teams to deliver outputs to senior stakeholders


What we offer
Generous benefits including:

  • Generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays 
  • Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Working from home and flexible work patterns
  • Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
  • Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
  • Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we 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. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.


Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. 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.






Job Segment: Nuclear Engineering, CSR, Engineer, Engineering, Management

Apply now »