Job Description

Project Planner - project plans, schedules and budgets

A Project Planner with experience of maintenance of project plans, schedules and budgets is required to work on a twelve month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Preston.

This is a contract within the Military Air sector so must be eligible to gain SC clearance.

Overview of the Project Planner contract role

The Airframe Delivery Stream is responsible for delivering projects that advance Airframe and Manufacturing Technology, capability, knowledge and skills in support of the AIR Technology Strategy. The Strategy aims to secure our market position to provide new goods and services into the next decade. Technology route maps set out targets for the relevant areas, setting goals for maturity advancement and proposing strategies to accomplish them; part of which is the delivery of internal and collaborative projects. The team also has challenging Order Intake targets that depend on an efficient and effective delivery of externally funded projects to maintain our reputation.

Responsibilities of the Project Planner contract role * Ensuring that all aspects of the projects are fully defined to ensure customer requirements are achieved. * Leading the development and maintenance of project plans, schedules and budgets that are consistent with overall programme needs. * Ensuring that specific deadlines and milestones are agreed and communicated to all parties involved. * Regularly reviewing progress towards milestones and deliveries, and reporting as necessary * Ensuring outputs and deliverables are delivered in agreed timescales * Supporting Customer & Partner liaisons in support of Technical Managers * Compiling reporting packs

The role is based in Preston, Lancashire - commutable from Blackpool, Lancaster, Morecambe, Chorley, Leyland, Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Skipton, Stockport, Manchester, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham with excellent access from Liverpool and Leeds

If you are a Project Planner looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Paul Scott on or phone 0161 694 9198

Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me on the above contact details for more information.

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