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Facility Planner - Project Scheduler



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Millom LA18, UK
Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2024

Job Title: Facility Planner - Project Scheduler
Location: Millom, Cumbria
Package: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Role Type: Full Time / Permanent
Role ID: SF16326

Be part of the QinetiQ journey. Join us as a Facility Planner - Project Scheduler at our Eskmeals site in Cumbri,a where you will will be responsible for the delivery of planning and scheduling support across all projects and programmes at Eskmeals.

Role Purpose
As a Facility Planner - Project Scheduler you will have a role that is out of the ordinary. Day-to-day you'll:

  • Maintain project schedules and keep project resources on-track, submitting regular project updates to projects/trials into a master schedule (Athena).
  • Work with Integrated Delivery Teams (IDTs) for scheduling and project control support.
  • Develop and report project schedule data to senior site stakeholders and project managers.
  • Work with site to manage the EpicFlow resourcing tool such that all activities are adequately resourced.

This role is full-time, 37 hours per week, based at MOD Eskmeals with the possiblity of flexible working.

Essential experience of the Facility Planner

  • Experience of operating as a project or programme scheduler preferred.
  • Working knowledge of programme management principles and how project palling, scheduling and control activities underpin them.
  • Knowledgeable of the development and delivery of project schedules.
  • Knowledgeable on a number of technical areas, such as project controls, governance and assurance, risk analysis and management.
  • Development, introduction and implementation of project schedule analytics.
  • Experience in using resourcing software such as EpicFlow.
  • Able to engage, report and challenge at senior stakeholder level.

Qualifications for the Facility Planner
Relevant certifications in Project Scheduling or equivalent are desirable but not essential. We value difference and we don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience then we would like to hear from you.

Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum.

UKSV National Security Vetting Solution: guidance for applicants - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Our Benefits

  • Flexible, adaptive working
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee discount portal: Personal Accident Insurance, Travel Insurance, Restaurants, Cinema Tickets and much more
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave.
  • We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant
  • Payroll Giving and Volunteering - helping charities and local community

Why Join QinetiQ?
As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation and having the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in a diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Visit our website to read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture.

About QinetiQ
As a company of thousands of dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.

Please note that many roles in QinetiQ are subject to national security vetting. Applicants who already hold the appropriate level of vetting may be able to transfer it upon appointment, subject to approval. A number of roles are also subject to restrictions on access to information, which mean factors such as nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may affect the roles that you can be employed in.

Application Guidance
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please contact your regional recruiting team in strictest confidence. 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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