Project Planner

Job Description

Job Title: Project Planner x 5
Location: UK Wide - Agile Working
Compensation: £45,000 + Benefits
Role Type: Permanent & Full Time
Role ID: SF44090


Be Where You Matter


At Babcock we're creating a safe and secure world, together - and you can play your part. As a Project Planner with Cavendish Nuclear, you'll have detailed knowledge in complex situations and can critically evaluate and adapt as required in APM competencies such as resource management, independent assurance and frameworks/methodologies. Join us and you'll be part of an international aerospace, defence and security company that's united by its purpose. Help us achieve a meaningful goal. It all starts with you.


Cavendish Nuclear


As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

The Role


The difference our new Project Planner will make:


As one of our Project Planners, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Working on scheduling management independently in complex situations across P3M, preparing and maintaining integrated schedules of project and/or programme activities. This is your chance to be involved in a multidisciplinary team approach across a broad range of diverse and interesting projects UK Wide. You'll develop, implement, and maintain the Project structures, keeping all projects organised, helping to distribute the workload throughout your team. And, with our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

Day-to-day, you'll be working on complex situations and can critically evaluate and adapt as required in APM competencies such as resource management, independent assurance and frameworks/methodologies.

Our highly skilled team tackles major defence, decommissioning, new build and nuclear generation projects and has won over 78% of its latest tenders. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. We're also bringing the UK closer to Net Zero, through our work with Hinkley C, Sizewell C and X Energy. As Cavendish Nuclear continues to expand, so do the possibilities.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.


Essential Experience
* Extensive recent and relevant experience in a similar environment/sector
* Experience applying schedule management in a complex environment
* Advanced knowledge of scheduling toolsets - Primavera/MSP etc.
* Professional qualification (APM/Acoste/RICS) (or equivalent)
* Full project life cycle experience from bid phase through to close out
* Quantitative risk analysis experience

What We Offer

Generous benefits including:
* Generous holiday allowance
* Matched contribution pension scheme
* Open to flexible working and alternative work patterns
* Training and development opportunities
* Employee Assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial well-being
* Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
* Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be 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.


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