Senior Project Planner

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Senior Project Planner

Location: Barrow-in-Furness. We offer hybrid and flexible working arrangements for this role

Salary: From £38,734 depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Creation and maintenance of schedules to drive performance & identify issues for resolution
  • Management of schedule dependencies between teams​​
  • Implementation of change
  • Analysis and information reporting
  • Resource assessment

Your skills and experiences:


  • Good knowledge of Planning & Project Controls processes
  • Excellent knowledge and experience working with Primavera P6
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiastic & driven
  • Logical approach, ability to assimilate information
  • Experience working on complex projects
  • Knowledge of SAP


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Internal Communications and Platform Data Systems Team

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in supporting the design, development and manufacture of complex electronic communications systems. Working with Project Managers, Engineering and Supply Chain teams you will generate and maintain schedules to enable delivery of Engineering work and ultimately support Submarine build.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”


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