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Senior Scheduler



Bristol, UK
Posted on Monday, February 5, 2024

Job title: Senior Scheduler
Location: Bristol + Flexible, Adaptive Working
Package: Highly Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF16107

Be part of the QinetiQ journey. Join us as a Senior Scheduler within our UK Defence Team, based at either our Bristol office where you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and many of the industry’s most brilliant minds.

The role
As a Senior Scheduler, you will be responsible for the delivery of planning and scheduling support across projects and programmes across our UK Defence portfolio.

  • Maintain project schedules and keep project resources on track, provide regular project updates to stakeholders, and maintain contact with staff to monitor job progress.
  • Integrate multiple schedules into a master project schedule, including baselining, status and performance measurement baselines.
  • Using EVM techniques such as Cost Performance Index (CPI), Schedule Performance Index (SPI), Estimate at Completion (EAC) and Estimate to Complete (ETC).
  • Troubleshoot and monitor potential scheduling problems.

This role is full-time, 37-hours per week, and based at Bristol site with flexible, hybrid working arrangements.

Essential Experience for the Senior Scheduler

  • Previous experience of operating as a project scheduler
  • Knowledge of the development and delivery of complex project schedules using proprietary planning tools, specifically PPM2016 or Primavera P6
  • Experience of managing a complex project or programme is desirable

Qualifications for the Senior Scheduler

  • Experience in a similar role is more valuable than a specific qualification for this position

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

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Our Benefits

  • Adaptive and flexible 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 communities.
  • Our volunteering programme enables our people to use their professional skills to make a positive difference in our local communities, for example STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) ambassador days in schools. We support a number of charities that are important to our people, including those which help the defence community.