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Job #: R-00136564-OTHLOC-Remote-20United-20Kingdom
Location: Remote, GB
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance Required: UK - BPSS

Description

Scheduler

Programme Name: LCST

Location: Remote / Bristol, UK

Join our UK Team who are committed to a Mission!..

The Role:

Leidos is seeking a highly organised and detail-oriented Scheduler to join our Logistics and Mission Support division. You will play a crucial role in coordinating project timelines, resources, and activities to ensure excellence in programme execution within the Logistics, Commodities and Services Transformation (LCST).

This position requires excellent communication skills, a strong analytical mindset, and the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, coaching project and programme managers in Scheduling best practice.

What will I be doing?

  • Develop, maintain, and monitor schedules spanning multiple projects and programmes using industry-standard scheduling tools and software (e.g., Microsoft Project Server, PWA)
  • Ensure all project schedules are integrated and aligned with program objectives, timelines, and milestones
  • Collaborate with project managers, team leads, and other stakeholders to ensure alignment on project schedules and priorities. Facilitate regular scheduling meetings and updates
  • Identify scheduling risks and develop mitigation strategies to minimize impact on project timelines and deliverables
  • Track project timelines, identify potential delays, and provide recommendations for corrective actions to keep projects on schedule
  • Generate regular progress reports, including schedule updates, milestone status, and performance metrics. Communicate updates to project managers, stakeholders, and team members
  • Conduct “what-if” analysis to predict potential impacts of changes to the project schedule. Provide scenarios and recommendations for decision-making based on these analyses
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date project scheduling documentation, including schedules, progress reports, and resource allocation records
  • Assist in the identification and resolution of scheduling conflicts and constraints, working collaboratively to find feasible solutions
  • Contribute towards the creation and ongoing maintenance of PMO documentation and overall Integrated Master Schedule
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements in project scheduling and contribute to the development of best practices

What does Leidos need from me?

  • Demonstrable experience in Project Scheduling, preferably within a Technology, Engineering, or Defence-related industry
  • Proficiency in scheduling tools and software such as Microsoft Project or equivalent
  • Strong understanding of Project Management principles and methodologies
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate and build relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities to identify and address scheduling challenges
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Certification in project management (e.g., PMQ/PPQ, ChPP, MSP) would be advantageous

Clearance Requirements:

  • Clearance to Start BPSS
  • Clearance for Role BPSS

Get onboard with the fastest growing company in the industry. Apply today!..

What we do for you:
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
•    Contributory Pension Scheme
•    Private Medical Insurance
•    33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
•    Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays and a cycle to work scheme)

•    Dynamic Working 

Commitment to Diversity:

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture.  We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone.  If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.

Who We Are:

The Logistics Commodities & Services Transformation (LCST) Programme for the UK Ministry of Defence is a critical effort to enhance and improve the UK’s defence supply chain. The programme provides essential services such as storage and distribution for the MOD's materiel, including a global freight service and the procurement and inventory management of 70,000 commodity NATO Stock Number (NSNs).

Working together as Team Leidos we are helping to transform the UK's defence supply chain by providing an integration of a complex mixture of services, at low risk, using a modern suite of systems that will deliver one version of the truth. For the first time, the MOD will see the whole picture, as it is happening.

What Makes Us Different:

Purpose: you can use your passion and abilities at Leidos to keep the people you care about safe. We are at the forefront of machine learning, AI, cyber security and solutions. Using your skills in the technology frontline by helping to build a safer world.  You can inspire change.

Collaboration: having flexibility to do your job is one of our core benefits, enabling you to become part of our extraordinary team.  We have been empowering our people to work flexibly for years.  Whether you work from home, the office or on customer sites, we will give you the digital tools and the flexibility to work smarter and align your needs and ours.          

People: Leidos empowers people from every background to be themselves and gives you the tools to learn new skills by enabling growth whilst developing. We believe that extraordinary people need opportunities to grow, to be inspired and to inspire others. At Leidos, we invest in technical academies, career rotations and a career development plans that enhance your future.

Original Posting Date:

2024-05-31

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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