Programme Planning Manager

Real pride. Real advantage.
There are some engineering projects that will transform your career. Projects that will push the boundaries and set new standards of excellence. We can offer the chance to work on two of them: the Queen Elizabeth Class of aircraft carrier and the Type 26 Global Combat Ship.
Both are hugely complex and innovative undertakings that will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. And both call for a whole range of specialist skills spanning a range of functions from Project Management to Engineering.
While marine experience is clearly a plus, many of our team have brought transferrable skills from other sectors. For us, high levels of technical expertise and personal drive are always the most important qualities. If you can bring that, this could be your chance to make history with us.

The role of the Programme Planning Manager can be based in either Filton or Scotstoun
The successful candidate will provide an integrated Planning solution across all levels of planning for the T26 programme.

As a Programme Planning Manager your main responsibilities will involve:

Manage and lead team producing the schedules that support the milestones agreed between the Customer & T26 Programme.
Translate the T26 Cardinal Date Plan 6 across all systems and levels (typically zero through 4) necessary within the business
Generate, maintain and deploy all business and T26 specific structures within the planning firmament ensuring seamless reporting across the business and customer meetings
Define and develop a planning model that supports a top down, rolling-wave integrated scheduling approach. This will include a robust approach to governance.
Identify Programme and project critical path's and conduct "what-if" analyses.
Produce guidelines to support build logic, duration, calendars, resource types with linkage to the Project WBS.

As a Programme Planning Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Degree or equivalents experience
Excellent Knowledge of Project Planning and Networks to support large Warship Programmes.
Good Process awareness and application across the breadth of production discipline
Extensive Knowledge of Planning Techniques
Highly developed Analytical Skills and be capable of assessing detailed information
Extensive knowledge of the product and Shipbuilding processes

What we're looking for in you

Leadership Skills
Good verbal and written communication skills
Report Writing and Presentation Skills
Assertiveness / Persistent / Resilient / Decisive
Coaching / Counselling / Motivational techniques



BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Maritime - Naval Ships

BAE Systems Maritime - Naval Ships encompasses complex ship design, build and combat systems capability for the surface fleet.

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments.

We offer a wealth of challenging career options; join us as a Programme Planning Manager and youll quickly become involved in the delivery of complex engineering programmes, from offshore patrol vessels through to giant aircraft carriers.

Performance. It brings us together.

BAE Systems welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Filton, Bristol, Glasgow

Salary : Competative

Date Advertised : 28 Jan 2013

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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