Planning Lead
Flood Modeller
Warrington, United Kingdom Countrywide,United Kingdom
1d ago

Your Impact :

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed today and into tomorrow.

Our Critical Mission Solutions business we are invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defence, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project.

It is our challenge as human beings, too. That is why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It is our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

About the opportunity :

Jacobs Technology and Cyber security team have some exciting opportunities with our Assurance, technology and regulations team and are looking for talented and enthusiastic lead planner who is keen to cement our existing expertise in delivering projects to our key clients and encouraging the growth of our business in this sector.

The role is predominantly Warrington based but Home / remote working is available and considered appropriate as we continue to face the challenges of COVID 19.

Consideration can also be given in respect to part time & flexible working hours.

Key responsibilities :

  • Act as the Performance unit’s go to, for Planning improvement initiatives.
  • Ensure planning outputs are delivered on time, to a good standard across projects.
  • Deliver new ways of working to improve planning efficiency and quality.
  • Maintain / update appropriate Planning documentation across programme.
  • Provide support and guidance to planning resource within projects.
  • Work with Project Controls line management for resource demand / availability.
  • Continue the presence and engagement of planning services to AT&R.
  • Contribute to Lessons Learnt process throughout the project lifecycle
  • Here's What You'll Need :

    Essential :

  • Ability to obtain SC Clearance
  • 5+ Years Project Planning / Scheduling Experience
  • An Engineering / Project Management Qualification (desirable not essential)
  • A proven track record of successful delivery within the planning function using planning tools such as Primavera
  • Experienced in planning construction / site works
  • Develop project plans for the purpose of project execution and control
  • Experience in producing and managing programmes in accordance with the NEC contract
  • Ability to develop schedules as a lead role and as part of a wider project team
  • Engagement and development of excellent relationships with client senior managers, regulators, and other stakeholders, including internal Jacobs management
  • Why Jacobs?

    We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day.

    Jacobs. A world where you can.

    Our Culture :

    We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed.

    We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

    We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations.

    We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

    Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit to view and access our roles.

    As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

    We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

    If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team here.

  • Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including : Identity, Right to Work;
  • Employment / Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

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