Lead Project Planner

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  • Location:

    Luton, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Project Services

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  • Salary:

    £44000 - £51000 per annum + Excellent

  • Contact:

    Harry Garvin

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Lead Project Planner

Would you like to provide professional planning support to business area including special internal projects and change initiatives within a global aerospace and defence company ?

Key Responsibility Areas

* Provide professional planning support to bids

* Provision of professional planning and control to business areas

* Act as prime internal change facilitator for Project Office & encourage continuous development of people and processes

* Management of Project Office support staff as required allowing efficient operating and reporting of the business sector

* Implementation of tools and processes consistently across the business sector.

* Manage and communicate issues to senior management

* Mentor less experienced members

* Performance management of project office staff as required

* Champion outstanding customer service

* Deliver agreed performance targets

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

* Substantial project planning experience

* Proven track record of managing change programmes

* Familiar with all aspects of project management

* Able to manage in a matrix environment

* Good grasp of Risk and Earned Value Management

* Proven track record managing teams of professional planners

* Excellent communication skills

* Ability to challenge and present at Senior Management level

* Personal presence and credibility

* Commercially aware

* Excellent planning/project management skills

* Motivational and creative individual

* Innovative

* Team player