Lead Project Planner

Posted 7 March by Cordius Ltd Featured

Lead Project Planner

The company is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection; and have an opportunity for a skilled Project Planner to lead the provision of professional planning support & analysis to business sectors and business winning. They are looking for lead project planner to manage internal projects and change initiatives. Reporting to Head of Planning and Resource Management

Salary: Competitive + Flexi time + Benefits

Skills: Project Planning, Project Office, Project Management, SAP or ERP

Location: Luton

Key Responsibility Area

  • 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 sector performance.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Style and Skills
  • 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

Required skills

  • Project Management
  • SAP
  • Bid Processes
  • Project Planning
  • Project Office

Reference: 34624598

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