Project Planner

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  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £39.27 per hour

  • Contact:

    Morson Rosyth

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Position Description

The Successful Candidate will create project plans for new programmes and/or progress and maintain existing project plans as defined by Project Statement of Work (SOW) in accordance with the project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Organisation Breakdown Structure (OBS).

Is responsible for the development & definition of Project activities which allow the assigning of resource and application of workable logic within the planning toolset.

Will monitor feedback and report on the Project Plan to both internal and external customers.

Core Duties

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

Perform 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

Be 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

The successful Candidate will demonstrate an understanding of Lifecycle (LCM) principles and application, sufficient to underpin ways of working and changing projects

Show an understanding of Planning structures and principles (WBS,PBS (Product Breakdown Structure) etc.)

Will be able to demonstrate advanced IT skills and be proficient in the use of appropriate packages. (Primavera, Microsoft Office, etc)

Higher level of understanding of certain Planning focused Project Management disciplines.

Business Expertise

Have an understanding of Engineering, Supply Chain & Operations requirements & processes to ensure delivery of incoming/outgoing data is appropriate and to standard

Show an understanding of Ship build manufacture processes across the build cycle and delivery requirements of Engineering & Supply Chain to support

Demonstrate an understanding and compliance with Company HR,SHE, & Quality policies and processes

To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level.