Project Planner

Ford and Stanley Ltd
Milton Keynes
£30k - £40k pa + Benefits
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Planner

Milton Keynes

£30,000 - £40,000

Ford & Stanley Ltd the Rail Recruitment specialists currently have an interesting Project Planning based role. Reporting to the Planning Manager you will play a significant role in 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.

General Description:

  • To plan, maintain and manage planning data using specified business system(s)/software
  • 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 controls
  • 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 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 identified
  • Coordinate the plan inputs associated with Tasks, Manpower, Materials and other resources as required
  • 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

Education & Personal attribute requirements:

  • Recognised Planning qualification, and or suitable experience in Project and Production planning using Primavera 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

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