Lead Planner

Lead Planner

Job Reference: J0013400
Job Title: Lead Planner
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Cambridge

About the Company:
Marshall ADG are the UK’s largest independent aerospace and defence company, delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services.
Currently employing over 2000 permanent staff and the recipient of numerous awards Marshall ADG are focused on ensuring the working experience for contractor is as good as that for its permanent staff where we are regarded as an ‘employer of choice’.
This is a contract role and Aeropeople are operating as an employment business managing the recruitment services for Marshall ADG. We are a leading global technical services provider with specialist teams dealing with the recruitment of permanent and temporary staff. With our heritage firmly embedded in the Aerospace industry, we ensure the highest levels of expertise and commitment.
With our head office in Cambridge, support offices throughout the UK and offices in Germany, UAE and Italy, Aeropeople are best placed to service your career aspirations.

Job Description:
The primary purpose of this role is to actively support the Business Units and Project Managers in successful delivery of the project by leading the Integrated Project Planning & Scheduling activities. Providing planning reports and metrics to satisfy the project and contractual requirements and undertaking appropriate analysis to identify timely interventions where necessary.
Key Result Areas & Main Duties
Responsible for leading the governance, deployment & co-ordination of all projects, planning and scheduling activation.
Generation and co-ordination of Project and Programme Level schedule reporting and analysis necessary to satisfy the contractual and project requirements.
Scenario modelling and assessment of schedule impact of risk events and proposed changes to the project Performance Measurement Baseline, contractual deliverables and project activity float.
Incorporation of that all authorised changes into the Project PMB within one reporting period.
Conduct Quantitative Schedule Risk Analysis (QSRA) to analyse the level of confidence of the Forecast Schedule and the contractual Deliverables Dates
Conduct Sensitivity Analysis and determine key drivers of the programme uncertainty
Suggest mitigation actions to reduce schedule uncertainty and risks, model the impact of the actions to compare pre-mitigated and post-mitigated confidence views.
Support ad-hoc duties that will be consistent with the nature of a planner position within MADG

Skills and Qualifications:
Educated to Honours Degree or Higher Diploma (HND) level in a subject with clear relevance to Project Management & Controls (or similar technical discipline).
Professional accreditation with the APM (or equivalent) 
Experience in leading/implementing & delivering project planning services within complex environments throughout the project life cycle
Subject matter expertise in the application of Project planning tools & techniques, including but not limited to Primavera P6, Primavera Risk Analysis, MS Project etc
Internal & External Customer & Stakeholder Management
Experience in a technical environment within a relevant industry (Aerospace / Defence a distinct advantage, MoD experience also a benefit)

Additional Information:
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