Lead Project Planner

Cordius Limited
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Project Planner

The company is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection; and have an opportunity for a skilled Project Planner to lead the provision of professional planning support & analysis to business sectors and business winning. They are looking for lead project planner to manage internal projects and change initiatives. Reporting to Head of Planning and Resource Management

Salary: Competitive + Flexi time + Benefits

Skills: Project Planning, Project Office, Project Management, SAP or ERP

Location: Luton

Key Responsibility Area

  • Provide professional planning support to bids
  • Provision of professional planning and control to business areas
  • Act as prime internal change facilitator for Project Office & encourage continuous development of people and processes
  • Management of Project Office support staff as required allowing efficient operating and reporting of the sector performance.
  • Implementation of tools and processes consistently across the business sector
  • Manage and communicate issues to senior management
  • Mentor less experienced members
  • Performance management of project office staff as required
  • Champion outstanding customer service
  • Deliver agreed performance targets

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

  • Substantial project planning experience
  • Familiar with all aspects of project management
  • Able to manage in a matrix environment
  • Good grasp of Risk and Earned Value Management
  • Proven track record managing teams of professional planners
  • Style and Skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to challenge and present at Senior Management level
  • Personal presence and credibility
  • Commercially aware
  • Excellent planning/project management skills
  • Motivational and creative individual

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/960289221

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