Project Planning Lead

Ref: ZR_8444_JOB  ·  Posted on 10 April 2024


This role is on a hybrid basis with working from home options also available.

Our client is a leading defence company, looking for someone who can help define and develop their planning & scheduling capability.

They are looking for candidates with strong planning expertise to take a leading role in shaping how projects are delivered within the business by implementing new planning tools, ensuring planning governance frameworks are followed, and mentoring others.

Key responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain a strong project planning and scheduling capability.
  • Integrate new planning tools across projects.
  • Provide training and mentorship.
  • Lead innovation in project planning for the business.
Skills & experience
  • Strong project planning and scheduling expertise.
  • Previous experience in leadership/mentoring.
  • Experience working with various stakeholders at different levels.
  • Experience with tools such as P6, MSP, and Project Controls software tools (or similar) such as Active Risk Manager, RiskHive, Deltec Cobra, Safran or Primavera Risk Analyser etc.
  • Experience of using ERP systems, including IFS (or similar) is desirable.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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