Scheduler

Date: 3 Apr 2024

Location: Bristol, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Job title:        Scheduler
Location:       Bristol + Flexible, Adaptive Working
Package:       Highly Competitive Salary + Benefits Package 
Role Type:     Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:         SF16313
 

Be part of the QinetiQ journey. Join us as a  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 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 Scheduler

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


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. 

 

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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.

 

Security
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.