Project Planner/Scheduler

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Defence, Project Management & Controls

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  • Salary:

    £380/day (umbrella)

  • Contact:

    Mike Baldwin

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Project Planner/Scheduler (A400M): Contract, Bristol, Duration: at least 6-months, Rate: £380/day umbrella
KEY Skills: Primavera P6, MS Project, A400M Aircraft, Abbey Wood, MoD, DE&S, Earned Value Management
CV Submission deadline 08/10/18

The Role:
The A400M Delivery Team is looking for a planner/scheduler to create, maintain and report against an acquisition resource-loaded schedule, in-line with the delivery requirements of the Air Domain following transformation of the DE&S.

Duties will involve:
Re-building, amendment and maintenance of baseline schedules using Primavera P6.
Supporting scheduling activities within the DT for new projects and for any authorised re-baseline activity.
Report monthly performance against schedules including risks to key milestones.
Conducting fortnightly schedule reviews with Project Managers (PM) and Control Account Managers (CAM).
Develop and report EVM information, and provide analytical advice to PMs / CAMs.
Manage project scoping documents, WBS Dictionary and project management plans.
Provide SME support in developing the Scheduling function for junior members within the Project Controls function.

The Candidate:
Will demonstrable knowledge of managing projects, tracking and reporting progress using Primavera P6, whilst ideally also having an experienced working knowledge of MS Project 2010 or EPM.
Experience in the defence or civil aircraft sector experience is preferable.
Strong customer focus with the ability to challenge, negotiate, influence and present at all levels. Experience in coaching or supervising junior level schedulers desirable, but not essential.

To discuss this Project Planner/Scheduler vacancy please contact:  Mike Baldwin 0161 474 6855

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