Project Planner / Controller

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  • Location

    Filton, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Louise Wardle

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Project Planner with P6 experience required to deliver the following key objectives, through ownership and provision of best practice Project Planning to their respective sector / project team;

Working in collaboration and support of the Business Performance Management Team and the Technical Teams, responsible for the development, deployment and ongoing management of the Primavera Integrated Plan Network

Practising, promoting and upholding the company standard of Planning and Scheduling.

Analysing ongoing progress and performance, assessing this against contractual and internal targets - determining variance and its respective causes.

Preparing reports and recommending actions to maintain and or improve progress

The role involves but is not limited to the following:

Establish and Initiate the Sector / Projects Overall Project Schedule and ensure it is Deployed and maintained to the Company Standard

Support the development of Planning Skills across the Project Team, Coaching Engineering, Production and Project Management team members in best practice Planning and Scheduling

Integrate all Workpackage plans and ensure they are fully integrated to achieve an overall network to the company standard

Deploy, Manage and Maintain the Projects Performance Measurement Baseline

Support the Workpackage teams updating their plans on a monthly basis.

Produce, Distribute and Report Project Schedule Data as required, advising on conflicts and corrective actions

Manage the Earned Value Management methodology and apply when required

Manage the Project Critical Path Analysis Process to the company standard.

Foster good working relationships with engineers and the broader community to be able to embed the company's project control standards, systems and methods delivering accurate and quality project performance status data in a timely manner.

Candidates should possess a high level of competence and experience with Primavera and SAP PS ideally gained within the aerospace/defence industry and with industry standard computing applications (specifically spreadsheets).

Candidates should hold be strong negotiators with durable communication skills, capable of working in large teams with a complexity of skills (Engineering, Finance, Commercial, Project Management, etc) and also possess the appeal of working in a multicultural pan-European environment.

A proven level of Commercial and Financial management experience is also required as strong negotiation and arbitration skills.

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance.