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Project Planner

Location: West London Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Eve Charrosin

Job Title: Project Planner

Location: West London

Contract: 6 Months-Fully onsite

Salary: £DOE - We are booking interviews next week! Please call or email for a slot

Key Qualifications: Degree Qualified or Suitable Relevant Qualification (APM certification), MSP and Primavera P6 planning tools, project lifecycle.

Join Our Team as a Project Planner and drive Planning to New Heights!

Are you a meticulous Project Planner with a passion for precision and excellence? Are you ready to play a pivotal role in ensuring top-tier quality standards in a well-established engineering organization? Look no further! We invite you to join our team in West London and be a key driver of engineering excellence.

About Us:

As a distinguished multinational company specialising in the design, development, and production of missile systems Our commitment to excellence has earned us a strong reputation, and we're looking for a talented Project Planner to contribute to our continued success.

The Role:

  • Responsible for ensuring project plans and schedules meet quality standards and adhere to deadlines, budget, and resource allocations.
  • Generate and distribute reports to keep project stakeholders informed with accurate and timely information.
  • Maintain project plans, ensuring alignment with project objectives, regular updates, and effective communication across all relevant parties.
  • Monitor project performance weekly and monthly to ensure data accuracy.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to facilitate the planning process.
  • Address and communicate project issues to relevant stakeholders.
  • Strategically plan resources, anticipate project needs, and resolve resource conflicts promptly.
  • Conduct regular project control reviews to maintain effective planning and control processes.
  • Apply Earned Value Management (EVM) and Critical Path Analysis (CPA) techniques for project analysis and reporting.
  • Employ Risk and Opportunity management, including Quantitative Schedule Risk Assessment (QSRA) techniques.
  • Introduce and implement best practices to enhance planning processes.
  • Assist in bid and proposal planning activities.

Experience Required:

  • Preferably degree qualified or suitable relevant qualification (APM certification)
  • Full understanding and experience of the APM Body of Knowledge
  • Preferably a full member of the APM
  • Proven experience in project planning, preferably within the aerospace and defence industry
  • Understanding of Planning structures and principles (WBS, PBS - Product Breakdown Structure)
  • Advanced IT skills and proficient in the use of MSP and Primavera P6 planning tools is essential
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and lead cross-functional collaborations
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and industry standards in aerospace and defence
  • Familiarity with project lifecycle management techniques
  • Risk, Earned Value Management and Critical Path awareness

My client is keen to get this position filled ASAP, so if you feel you have the skills and desire to provide passion and drive as the next Project Planner this is the opportunity for you!

So, if you are interested in joining a well-established, renowned, globally recognised organisation working with experts in their field as the next Project Planner, hit that apply button now!

How to Apply:

Submit your updated resume and a cover letter outlining your experience and enthusiasm for joining our team in West London


BPSS Or Security Clearance (SC) or eligibility to gain is required to be considered for this vacancy

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