Project Planner/Project Controller

Project Planner/Project Controller

Job Title: Project Planner/Project Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £39000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Reference: HQ00012091_1493729965
Contact Name: Aleysha Magnin
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 02, 2017 13:59

Job Description

With your ability to deliver key objectives, and acumen in project performance management, you can get involved on a range of exciting project planning activities, within a leading defence organisation.

You'll be responsible for planning, scheduling control of projects, analysing ongoing progress and performance, assessing this against contractual and recommending actions to maintain and or improve progress, if/where applicable. You will also be involved in the integration of work packages, support the development of planning skills across the team, best practice planning and scheduling, Projects Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB), including the Earned Value Management System (EVM), where required. You will report on project schedules, and review and challenge performance data.

You must be a British national and not hold any joint nationalities for this role in order to be able to obtain UK security clearance.

Please see below for further details, and how to apply.

Successful candidates will have/be:

Experienced in common Commercial and Financial practices (contractual adherence, financial analysis, forecasting etc.)
Ability to analyse performance data, define root causes of variance and potential impacts, negotiate with broader team in order to plan and initiate corrective action
Experienced in planning and industry standard planning techniques such as GANTT, PERT, Critical Path Method (CPM), Precedence Diagramming Method, (PDM), Schedule Risk Analysis (SRA), EVM.
Experienced in enterprise business management tools (Oracle, Primavera, SAP, and ARM)
Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Excel.
Strong communication skills, capable of working in large multi-disciplinary teams (Engineering, Finance, Commercial, Project Management, etc.) in a multicultural pan-European environment.

Title: Project Planner
Pay Range & Bens: £39-43k, dependent on skills and competencies
Location: Hertfordshire

If you are a good match then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Key Skills: Project Planner, Project Controller, Performance Management, Schedule, Work Package, EVM, GANTT, PERT, Critical Path, CPM, Risk, Oracle, Primavera, SAP, Commercial Management, Contract, Commercial, Process Improvement, Engineering, Defence

Please Note: Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level. Flexibility for some travel (both UK and internationally) may be required within the role.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency (perm). This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.