Project Planner

£40000 - £45000 per annum
02 Mar 2017
30 Mar 2017
Aleysha Magnin
Clearance Level
Job Type
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. Working with both technical and business performance management teams, you will be responsible for the development, deployment and ongoing management of the Project / Programme master schedule.

You'll be responsible for planning and scheduling 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.

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: £40-45k, dependent on skills and competencies
Location: Bristol

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 Solutions Limited
Tel: 01202 296566 Email:

Registered Offices: Richmond House, Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, BH2 6EZ
Registered in England No. 4636093

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

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