• Location

    Plymouth, Devon

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Zaida Bhana

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Planner, Contract, Plymouth

Due to the nature of the position SC Clearance is required.

Role Outline/Responsibilities:
* Construct Level 2 project plan(s) from the information provided by Project/ Programme definition, and to monitor and maintain it thereafter
* Manage & control the Level 2 project schedule against base line conditions, including staff, production and materials
* Amend schedules as per approved Baseline Changes
* Re-base line the plan(s) following a major contract change, to create a revised, viable programme of work for the remaining tasks
* Analyse, interpret and report on key performance indicators such as earned value, schedule performance indicators, cost performance indicators and forecast cost at completion date
* Analysis of programme, including critical path analysis, and to communicate the results to relevant parties using appropriate reporting tools and methods
* Develop & report trend analysis of key programme events
* Monitor plans (Level 2 and Level 3) to ensure that the processes relating project planning to detailed planning are being adhered to
* Accountable for maintaining quality standards within Plans and compliance to governance measures
* Facilitate exchange of information between Project Manager & Control Account Manager (CAM)
* Act to address problems / issues so that disruption to planned activities is minimised
* Communicate cost & schedule risk to CAM and reports, contributing to recovery and improvement initiatives
* Advise Stakeholders of development within own plan (s) that have implications for other plans structure, template and Control Account
* Functional Knowledge (Requirements for knowledge of functional work and activities)
* The job holder demonstrates an understanding of Lifecycle (LCM) principles and application, sufficient to underpin ways of working and changing projects
* Understanding of Planning structures and principles (WBS, PBS (Product Breakdown Structure etc)
* The job holder demonstrates advanced IT skills and is proficient in the use of appropriate packages (Primavera, Microsoft Office, etc)
* Understanding of Engineering, Supply Chain & Operations requirements & processes to ensure delivery of incoming/outgoing data is appropriate and to standard
* Understanding and compliance with Company HR, SHE, & Quality policies and processes
* Maintain forward look-ahead in support of Integrated Project Team
* Assist development of stakeholders awareness of cost & schedule management
* Can analyse cost &schedule data to determine risk & opportunity for recovery
* Feedback and supporting advise to PM/CAMs will influence project delivery
Qualifications and Experience
* UK Sole National
* Has SC clearance
* Good communication skills and ability to negotiate and influence others
* Educated to Degree level or equivalent