Project Planner - Hertfordshire

Project Management
Ref: 689 Date Posted: Thursday 24 Sep 2020
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Project Planner
 
Location:          Stevenage
 
Salary:              £39,000 to £43,000 P/A + benefits (including Bonus, Pension, Holiday Pay & more)
 
We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Planner, working for a world class technical engineering company, who are and growing year on year. The role will present you with the environment to realise your potential and grow with the business as well as ongoing support and training on project tools and further qualifications.
 
As the Project Planner, you will be at the centre of projects, working with engineers and all other areas of the project team to supply, analyse and manage project information on behalf of various stakeholders
 
Project Planner key activities
  • Practice, promote and uphold the Company standard of planning and scheduling
  • Support and Drive the growth of Project Planning/Scheduling and Control through innovation
  • Analysing Schedule and Cost performance, determining variance and its respective causes, and providing mitigating options if required
  • Support the bid team in the production of robust schedules, cost and resource plans
  • Challenge project performance data and turn it into relevant, high quality and accurate reports
  • Foster good working relationships with engineers, project managers and the broader community to be able to embed the MBDA Project Control and planning standards
  • Facilitate and champion robust Risk and Opportunity management
  • Support the growth of Project Planning/Scheduling and Control through innovation
 
Skills and Qualifications required:
  • Expertise in planning and industry standard planning techniques, preferably using Primavera
  • Experience in producing, analysing and advising on Project Performance data, and determining root causes and impacts
  • Experience in successful planning of complex technical Projects
  • Project Control experience in enterprise business management tools and advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Pro-active team player who can inspire others
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with team members within the Function and Project Team
  • Strong Stakeholder management skills, able to build effective relationships at all levels
  • Demonstrable communication skills to all levels, capable of working in an integrated multi-functional team
 
Please note that in order to apply for this opportunity you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.
 
This is an excellent opportunity for you to secure a rewarding and challenging project controller role with a company that offers excellent career and development opportunities, a fantastic working environment and a highly competitive benefits package.
 
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