2 days/week at home

A little flex time – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements depending on the role you apply for – explore your options with our recruiter during the application process.

Job Description

Job Title: Scheduling Lead

Location: Warton

We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £54,793+ dependent of skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Developing and maintaining integrated schedules across a varied and dynamic organisation
  • Conducting scenario modelling to support the business in assessing new requirements, resource demand and impacts to delivery milestones
  • Internal Stakeholder Management
  • Act as the Scheduling Subject Matter Expert and support less experienced members of the team

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experienced scheduling professional with extensive knowledge of Microsoft Project, Deltek Open Plan and/or Primavera P6. – 1 or the other is essential
  • Demonstrable experience of using toolsets in a complex environment
  • Experience with Stakeholder Management with the Ability to persuade and influence.
  • Able to work with limited supervision


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

The Scheduling Team:

Design Development Test & Evaluation is one of the largest organisations in the BAE Systems Air Sector, home to over 2,000 engineers and working on projects across EuroFighter Typhoon, Hawk, FCAS/Tempest, US Programmes (including F35) and our R&D organisation, FalconWorks. Key to the ongoing success and growth of this organisation is an evolving Project Control capability, in particular the need to further expand our network of integrated schedules across this entire organisation. To enable this a planning cell is being established within DDT&E where a team of schedulers will work across the engineering teams delivering our current projects as well as with our New Business teams looking at planning and estimating future work.

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.

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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 12th June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.



Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Buy or sell annual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Company shutdown periods
Share options
Matched pension contribution
Salary sacrifice
Employee discounts
Lunch and learns
More information needed
More information needed
More information needed
Work-life balance
More information needed
Role modelling
More information needed
More information needed

Working at BAE Systems

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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