Lead Project Planner

  • Job ref:


  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:


  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hannah Pepper

  • Email:

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Consultant:


Lead Project Planner

Defence; Aerospace; Marine; Naval; Maritime; Electronics

Southampton, option to WFH; Remote

£45,000 - £55,000 + excellent benefits

A great opportunity has arisen for a Lead Project Planner to join a key player within the aerospace and defence industry. You will be responsible for Project Planning and Controls within a team managing exciting new contracts.

As a Lead Project Planner you will be responsible for -

+ Development and generation of the schedule with input from Project Managers, Bid Managers and Work Package Managers

+ Maintenance of integrated project plans and work package interdependencies

+ Analysis and control of costs and schedule

+ Performance measurement (including Earned value management)

+ Participation in project and IPT discussions to direct, advise and inform staff as the projects progress

+ Integrated Project Plan scheduling and resource levelling

+ Adherence to planning standards across the integrated plan work packages

+ Creation and maintenance of baselines following contract acceptance

+ Controlled release of project plans for execution

+ Consolidation of project costs

Skills and qualifications required -

+ Integrated Project team, acting as an advocate and role model for good planning process

+ Confident with industry standard planning and scheduling techniques utilising Primavera P6 and preferably SAP as well.

+ Demonstrable experience in successfully planning projects of varying levels of complexity and in different stage of the Project Lifecycle.

+ Experience in supporting bid activities through schedule development, risk management and governance