Project Planner

Ginger Recruitment
31 Mar 2019
26 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Planner


Up to GBP50,000

A dynamic, innovative Liverpool based company are looking to recruit a Project Planner to support the planning and management of Next Generation Products (NGPs) required for the companys ambitious innovation programme and growth plans.

You will be an excellent communicator, a self-starter who will support and guide teams when necessary whilst maintaining an active portfolio of projects. To have impact on the innovation programme, the Project Planner needs to demonstrate curiosity, broad and deep skill set in planning, excellent leadership, excellent team building and influencing skills.

Due to their ambitious growth plans, they have several positions covering this role description and will recruit candidates with different levels of experience. Pay and responsibility will reflect levels of experience and skills.

Project Planner: Main Accountabilities:

- Plan and track NGP projects, including early stage Research and Technology projects as well as Development projects.

- Create and maintain the plan for the project. The plan must clearly outline the key milestones relating to the NGP Innovation Process and identified stage gates. Routine reviews and clear communication of this plan to the core team and regular project updates to senior management is expected.

- Working with the project leaders, create and deliver project stage gate documentation

- Create and maintain the project risk register

- Promote accountability of budget allocation

- Promote cross-functional working and gain commitment from all key functions needed to enable successful project delivery.

- Encourage effective meeting etiquette; champion constructive meetings with clear agendas, outcomes and actions captured.

- Challenge effectively within the team and offer alternative solutions to enable delivery on time.

- Is part of a cross-functional team that promotes good practice of governance, communication and team working.

Relevant Experience:

- Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in Science, Engineering or related field

- Significant experience of Project Planning (ideally within an FMCG environment)

- Significant experience in working with cross functional teams, to plan and deliver developmental projects to the market using agile methodologies.

- Effective Communicator

- Ability to build networks and relationships quickly and effectively

- Ability to provide routine updates to seniors

- Can do attitude, outstanding organisation and time management skills

- Proficient at Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Word

- Prioritises independently according to the business requirements

- A key team member who can influence peers, seniors and juniors

Ginger Recruitment is an independent North-West recruitment consultancy, based in Ribchester. Servicing businesses across the Ribble Valley, Lancashire & the UK, we aim to build long-term relationships with clients and candidates to help find the right person for the vacancy. So, if its the next step on the career ladder or a complete career change, Ginger Recruitment can help. We recruit for a variety of businesses across the UK in a variety of sectors, so if you are looking for a new position then give us a call for an informal chat. One of our experienced REC qualified recruitment team can advise you on our current vacancies as well as any other recruitment enquiries you may have.

By submitting your CV to Ginger Recruitment Services Ltd (GRSL), you are consenting to GRSL providing you with recruitment services as an agency defined under the Employment Agencies Act 1973 and authorising GRSL to work seek on your behalf. You are consenting to your CV being forwarded to clients via electronic mail. You are also giving your consent to your personal data being included on a computerised database and its use in order to secure employment.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive per vacancy, we are unable to respond to every candidate personally and so if you have not heard back from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful

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