Project Planner - Milton Keynes

Jonathan Lee Recruitment Contracts
Milton Keynes
£30000.00 - £40000.00 pa
02 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Planner - Nr Milton Keynes

We are looking for a Project Planner for a world leading rail company who maintain, repair and overhaul train rolling stock for operating and leasing companies to keep trains running in safe and reliable, revenue earning service, based at their Facility near Milton Keynes.

The Project Planner plays a significant role in the planning function establishing a new project management philosophy whereby all projects are planned and managed from the concept stage or point of tendering, through mobilisation, operations, aftersales and project closure.

* To provide a professional Project Planning service to the business and facilitate the successful
delivery of projects through the application of world class project management disciplines and to plan, maintain and manage planning data using specified business system(s)/software * To enable "Project and business Performance Reporting" by Area/Project in line with business

target KPI's
* Rollout of Primavera planning processes across major projects in progress
* Professional planning support provided throughout bid phases of multiple bids
* Support to the overall Projects Strategy implementation, acting as champions of new process
(e.g. rollout of formal Gate Reviews in accordance with LOP procedures)
* Mobilisation of high priority projects which require high levels of planning support which is a
current challenge to provide with the team size
* Supporting new bids and tenders coming downstream in the workload that are not currently
* Coordinate the plan inputs associated with Tasks, Manpower, Materials and other resources as
* Maintain work centre planning data and associated templates
* Produce reports to support the project function and wider business needs
* Project reports and KPI's to support the project function and wider business needs

Professional experience and/or qualifications:

  • Recognised Planning qualification, and or suitable experience in Project and Production planning usingPrimavera and or MS Project.
    • Excellent communicator with an eye for detail
    • Team player with a passion for delivering the desired results
    • Well organised but flexible and able to operate in a dynamic organisation
  • Strong communication skills
    • Customer Relationship Management
    • Ability to adapt and learn
    • Attention to detail
    • Able to work under pressure

Salary £30,000 to £40,000 dependent upon experience

If you are interested in this role and would like more information, please send your CV to Philip Delaloye on or call on ************ Rail01

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