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Project Planner/Controller - Defence

  • Location: Bolton, Bolton, England, United Kingdom, BL5 1ED
  • Salary: £32.60 - £41.97 per hour + PAYE or Umbrella company per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Aerospace and Defence
  • Contact: Louise Wardle
  • Contact Email: Louise.Wardle@morson.com
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 15 August 2021
  • Job Ref: 191437LW_1626446817

Project Planner/Controller with aerospace/defence experience is 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 Practicing, promoting and upholding the company standard of Planning and Scheduling. The role will be a mix of remote and on site working, candidates must be ok to work some of the week in Bolton.

The role involves but is not limited to the following:

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.

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 Work package 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 Work package teams updating their plans on a monthly basis.

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

Manage the Earned Value Management (EVM) methodology and apply when Requirement.

Manage and 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.

Skillset/experience required:

Possess a high level of competence and experience with Primavera and SAP PS and with industry standard computing applications (specifically spreadsheets).

Hold durable communication skills, capable of working in large teams with a complexity of skills (Engineering, Finance, Commercial, Project Management, etc)

possess the appeal of working in a multicultural pan-European environment.

Have a proven level of Commercial and Financial management experience.

A proactive team player who can inspire others who is assertive and possesses strong negotiation and arbitration skills.

Our Client is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where workers can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. They value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

Our Client want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout the recruitment process. They recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.
Our Client are a proud member of Working Families - the UK's work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.
We understand that flexibility benefits people, teams and business; wherever possible they will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working

Please Note: Our Client requires all workers to achieve the appropriate security clearance relevant to the role.