Network Planner

BAE Systems
+ depending on experience and skills
23 Nov 2021
07 Dec 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Network Planner

Would you like to be part of the build planning team on the Dreadnought Programme? We currently have a vacancy for a Network Planner at our site in Barrow in Furness.

As a Network Planner, you will be responsible for creating, maintaining and progressing the build plans in accordance to the build strategy. This role primarily ensures that the plan and build aligns and ensures it remains on track to be successful.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to join an evolving programme, and to be able to develop and progress within BAE Systems.

Your main responsibilities as a Network Planner will involve:

    Developing and maintaining level network plans to support plan signoff processProducing and reporting on Critical Paths using planning toolsLiaising with multiple stakeholders including managementBudget Reconciliation and resolving discrepanciesAttending various meetings, including IPT (Integrated Project Team), plan scrubs, reviewsSupporting line management as and when required

Your skills and qualifications:

    Experience of P6, Microsoft Project, Artemis or other planning toolsetsPrevious planning experience supporting project teamsIT proficient

What we're looking for in you:

You should be a good communicator with the ability well as a team or an individual, and effectively be able to collaborate and influence stakeholders. You should good time management and feel confident to engage and work with different teams such as build and operations to make sure the plans are still in aligned as set out.

Location: Barrow in Furness

Salary: Competitive


Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

At BAE Systems we are committed to supporting work life balance for all our employees and embrace a range of modern working practices, which aim to enhance flexibility for individuals whilst also enabling business performance. Flexibility provisions vary by role, but include; hybrid working arrangements, flexible working patterns and shift working.

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

At BAE we want to be the leading employer in defence and security for valuing diversity and inclusion. We care about difference in all forms and want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under-represented within our industry, including women, people from ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to be a preferred home for veterans and reservists.

For more information on our Diversity & Inclusion work, please click here.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

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