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Jacobs Scheduler in Moor Row, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40 countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay, free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.

We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

We have an opportunity for a Scheduler across our Nuclear Power Programmes, the Scheduler will report directly to the Project Controls Manager and is responsible for the direction and co-ordination of all Project Controls activities. This position supports the development of an overall integrated plan and budget for the project and to establish effective and fully transparent reporting and controls across the whole project.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Production and control of cost and resource loaded (where applicable) baseline and current schedule, utilising approved work breakdown structures and techniques;

  • Adherence to scheduling and project control standards across the project

  • Overseeing and ensuring schedules are updated to an agreed timeframe.

  • Support cost control, risk and change management teams where appropriate.

  • Support the production of monthly reports through the provision of intelligent information and analysis.

  • Producing analysis of trends, generating performance indicators and providing feedback on areas of risk and opportunities.

  • Analysis and integration of schedules provided by contractors and suppliers.

  • Support the estimating process.

  • Establish and foster working relationships with all appropriate stakeholders pursuant to the discharging of your responsibilities or in aid of theirs.

  • Responsible for supporting schedule management and reporting for Nuclear Power Programmes project – including cost and earned value reporting and management.

  • Provide ad hoc support to the wider Project Controls function to develop the capability of the team.

  • Adherence to the current monthly Project Controls cycle and processes and support with any future development.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Relevant experience within a project management or project control environment.

  • Degree or equivalent suitable qualification / experience (Engineering / Project / Construction).

  • Experience in major construction projects.

  • Detailed understanding of scheduling methodologies and techniques within an enterprise environment.

  • Good working knowledge of P6.

  • Practical working knowledge of Earned Value, Scheduling and Project Control processes and tools.

  • High level of analytical and numerate skills.

  • High standard of interpersonal skills with open communication – excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Skilled at interfacing and operating in a large corporate environment.

  • Ability to work in a team as well as on their own initiative.

  • Results focused tempered with a team centred approach.

  • Strive for quality, excellence, and continuous improvement in everything you do.

  • Experience of work in a multicultural environment would be advantageous.

  • Understanding of engineering design and licensing in a UK context ideally within a nuclear safety environment (desirable).

  • Exhibits analytical approach with high-level problem-solving ability.

Our Culture

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.Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com 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

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