Project Planner - Hertfordshire

Project Management
Ref: 923 Date Posted: Friday 17 Sep 2021
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Project Planner
Location:            Stevenage
Salary:                £39,000 to £43,000 + Bonus, Pension, Flexible Working & 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, project managers and all other areas of the project business team to plan, 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 strong working relationships with engineers, project managers and the broader community to be able to embed Project Control and planning standards
  • Facilitate and champion robust Risk and Opportunity management
  • Opportunity to work in an international environment
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
  • 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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