Project Planner / Controller

  • Location

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Mark Cunliffe

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Project Planner is required to be 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, through ownership and provision of best practice Project Planning to their respective sector / project team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for, but 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 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 project control standards, systems and methods delivering accurate and quality project performance status data in a timely manner.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of the following:
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.