Register your interest in future Project Scheduling positions

Date: 20 Sep 2023

Location: Farnborough, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Register your interest in future Project Scheduling positions.


It’s an exciting time to be part of QinetiQ. We are always looking for great people to join us as we continue to grow into new markets around the world.

We currently have many opportunities across our UK sites and would love to hear from you if you’re interested in joining us now or in the future. If your skills fit the opportunities currently available, we’ll be in contact.   If we don’t have a role that’s right for you now, we’ll keep your CV on file for possible opportunities in the future.


What do our Project Schedulers do?

Scheduling / Planning is a growing and increasingly recognised profession within QinetiQ, and a vital factor in delivering efficient, effective projects and programmes.

Planners and Schedulers provide support, guidance and specialist advice to projects across the entire breadth of our business, working on internal transformative programmes, customer investment options, defence capability-enhancing initiatives and so much more. Our Schedulers apply technical knowledge, taking into account operational environmental contexts, and adopting new artefacts to enable business performance through effective and accurate scheduling practices.  Through this broad remit, we offer aspiring Scheduling specialists a supported career path and wide-ranging experience supporting the delivery of a variety programmes and projects.


Are you an aspiring Project Scheduler?

We are looking for professionals from areas including Controls and Project Management who are keen to become Scheduling specialists and strengthen QinetiQ’s Scheduling capability.

It’s an opportunity to gain experience across a variety of projects and areas, not only fulfilling your professional curiosity, but also supporting your professional growth through a range of specialised accreditations and training.


Or are you a more experienced Project Scheduler?

For more senior roles, we’re looking for experienced Scheduling professionals who are ready to make an impact from day one. Your expertise may include

  • Scheduling approaches and;
  • Techniques or tools, which may have been gained through practical industry experience.

At this level, development includes specialist training and mentoring, with increased emphasis on self-development and on-the-job training.

Our continuing professional development covers all career stages and levels of seniority, including those with senior management potential.




Life at QinetiQ

Joining QinetiQ mean you’ll be part of solving some of the world’s most complex defence & security challenges, and will be provided with the opportunity to be a game changer in tomorrow’s technology and shape a career with purpose.
You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experiences enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork and joining forces, you’ll get to experience the successful outcomes for when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems.


Diversity and inclusion


Our differences are not only embraced, but it make us stronger, and it’s therefore essential for us to establish a sense of belonging amongst our employees.

With that goal in mind, we have Diversity & Inclusion Champions in all our businesses; Employee-led networks; and a number of Employee Communication channels, which help to provide us with the balance of voices and diversity of thought needed for us all to achieve our potential.


Adaptive Working

We understand our people have different needs when it comes to balancing work and life. With Adaptive Working, there’s the potential to work in the way that suits both you and QinetiQ best.  We offer flexible working to enable you to work fewer days per week or have flexible start and finish times. Meanwhile, hybrid working means you could work remotely or partly on-site. All options are powered by digital technology and designed to balance individuals’ needs with those of teams and customers. The goal is to create an inclusive, collaborative and customer-focused culture where everyone can thrive. Find out more here


Your wellbeing

Looking after the health and wellbeing of you and your family is our number one priority. As part of our Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) strategy, we offer a host of services designed to support your wellbeing. They range from our Thrive app and Employee Assistance Programme to Mental Health First Aiders. Your wellbeing is critical to our collective and individual success.

Rewards and benefits

In addition to global career progression and the opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting projects, we offer a wide range of rewards and recognition.  Our highly competitive salaries come with a raft of benefits, from a performance-based Employee Incentive Scheme to Thank Q, our global recognition scheme. There’s also a Share Incentive Plan, Life Assurance and Benefits+, our flexible benefits package. It’s all designed to make life easier for you and your family.

About QinetiQ

As a company of over 6,000 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.

With a focus on protecting the world around us, we have a target to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 and we are developing a global plan for net zero by March 2022. Being a responsible and sustainable business is at the heart of our identity.


Come and find out how you can play a role!