Senior Planning Manager

Job Title: Senior Planning Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England,
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Pension, Health Care plus many benefits
Start Date: 10/04/2017
Reference: 1704-18_1491841110
Contact Name: Leigh Moore
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 10, 2017 17:18

Job Description

Fantastic Opportunity for a Senior Planning Manager (minimum of 7 years exp) to join our prestigious MoD nuclear client in Berkshire. This is a permanet role, paying upto £68.000.00 plus a generous holiday and work place pension. (Relocation Package available too)

To provide subject matter expertise for Project Controls Planning within our clients programme portfolio by providing planning management and establishing well-disciplined planning practices across the buiness.

Role Overview
Key Accountabilities
* Implementing of Project Planning tools, templates and training
* Promoting Planning processes, policies and procedures throughout Area of Responsibility
* Provide Programme Planning expertise in Earned Value Management (EVM) for the analysis of projects in the Area of Responsibility
* Providing leadership on long range operational integrated Programme Planning activities
* Support the Head of Programme Controls Planning with emergent projects as directed by Head of Planning
* Managing and developing direct reports within the Area of Responsibility in accordance with company policies, processes and guidelines
* Managing the capacity and effective deployment of direct reports in Planning within their Area of Responsibility
* Developing and maintaining relationships with and awareness of key programme stakeholders
* Leadership - Mid-Level Leader
* Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player

Key Responsibilities
* The quality of EV variance analysis for schedule performance (SPI)
* Supporting the development and continuous improvement of the end-to-end Planning processes and the production and maintenance of associated policies, procedures and guidelines
* Reviewing project WBS and agreeing / recommending changes to the Project's Control Manager
* Supporting the Head of Planning in providing recommendations on complex / judgemental Planning issues
* Undertaking other duties as reasonably required from time to time by line and task management
* The provision of Planning resource for peer reviews as appropriate
* Identification of training and development requirements for employees within the management hierarchy requirements

* Degree in appropriate business or technical discipline, or a proven level of experience
* Proven experience driving cross-functional communications on schedule interdependencies between project teams
* Proven Planning and Scheduling expertise
* Critical Path Methodology - Mastery
* Demonstrated Earned Value Management System (EVMS) implementation experience
* Programme Summary Master Schedule (PSMS), IMS, Supplemental schedule and IMP integration experience
* Schedule Health and Performance Metrics knowledgeable
* Understanding of Proposal, Design, Manufacturing, and Sustainment lifecycle phases of a Program
* Demonstrated knowledge of subcontractor & government furnished equipment integration with a Prime Contractor's
* Schedule Risk Assessment (SRA) and Probabilistic Risk Analysis (PRA) experience with Risk mitigation integration into the IMS
* Strong presentation skills, ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the program organization

* Project Management qualification (e.g. APMP)
* Working towards membership of relevant professional body (e.g. APM, PMI)
* Full Spectrum Leadership experience
* Primavera P6 experience
* Schedule Analytics experience
* Microsoft Project experience
* EVMS Implementation experience
* Understanding of Change Scheduling Management
* Project Planning on programs with output products
* Earned Value Management
Further requirements
* Willing and able to obtain and maintain the security clearance required for the role

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.