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Lead Project Scheduler

  • Job reference: 920642
  • Location: Rosyth, Fife
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Management, Marine
  • Date posted: 24/08/2018

Our client is the UK's leading Engineering Support Services company employing over 27,000 people worldwide operating in the Defence, Mining & Construction, Rail, Nuclear, Energy, Property Management and Education & Training sectors.

A Lead Project Scheduler is required for a 6 month contract starting as soon as possible.

The main responsibilities are as follows:

  • Liaise with Operations, Manufacturing, Procurement and Engineering teams to ensure all planning interfaces and dependencies are fully captured in the network schedule.Collate the information and produce bid schedules.
  • Develop and maintain time and resource levelled network schedules for Babcock Energy & Marine projects.
  • Regularly analyse network schedule and manage schedule variance and float.
  • Ensure that Babcock Marine objectives and strategies are fully understood and articulated within the network schedules.
  • Routinely produce and evaluate management information from project network schedule for management.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the Work Breakdown Structure, Organisational Breakdown Structure and Responsibilities Breakdown Structure for the scopes of work.
  • Produce overall project resource labour loading curves.
  • Produce and maintain cardinal date plan, critical path analysis and key event plan.
  • Assist with quantitative schedule risk analysis.
  • Routinely update the network schedule in line with reporting requirements.
  • Knowledge of network scheduling is required. with an understanding of Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project or similar network planning packages.
  • Quantitative risk analysis experience will be advantageous.
  • You should be proactive with the ability to react quickly when necessary to meet challenging objectives.
  • Good communication skills requiired with the ability to collate and present information at appropriate levels;
  • A working knowledge of IFS is desirable. Development and training can be given.


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