Senior Project Planner

Advanced Resource Managers Limited
12 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Project Planner
Salary: Competitive
Location: Edinburgh

One of the world's largest defence & security organisations are now seeking a Senior Project Planner to join their team in Edinburgh. This is a permanent opportunity with a competitive salary + fantastic company benefits. Due to the nature of the work, all applicants must be able and willing to obtain SC clearance.

The primary purpose of this position is to provide a professional project planning service to one or more projects at varying phases of the project lifecycle.

The successful applicant will be responsible for working closely with Work Package Managers and Project Managers to produce fully resourced multi-level project plans, the Project Planner will provide mentoring and supervisory support to junior planning staff as required within the relevant business area.

Skills Required

- Competent project planner, with a proven track record
- Proactive involvement with IPT and Project Managers, with the ability to provide analysis and advice on project resources, schedule and cost.
- Knowledgeable and experienced in project planning techniques including Earned Value Management, Critical Path Analysis and Network Planning
- Ability to present planning information to Senior Management levels, providing them with advise and recommendations.
- Experienced in either MS Project or Primavera P6.
- Demonstrated experience using project performance measures e.g. EVM, and CPA to influence project decisions.
- Project Lifecycle awareness, with relevant experience in different phases.
- Knowledgeable and actively involved with Project Risk Management.
- The aptitude and ability to mentor /supervise junior staff (either directly or indirectly).
- A demonstrated commitment to continual professional development.
- The ability to work effectively as part of a team, demonstration strong communication and negotiation skills.

Should you be interested in applying or hearing more about this position please submit your application to Daniel Smith on *********** or email your latest CV to **********************

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.
Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.
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