Our Service Delivery team are currently recruiting for a Planner to join their thriving department. As the Planner for the team, your mission will be to develop and maintain the project master schedule in accordance with the contract, through direct liaison with key internal stakeholders. In addition to this, you'll also be responsible for ensuring the integrity of data and preparing reports to provide project status information to both the programmes team and customer.
Please note that this role is a; JFF Level 5 – Planning and Project Management.
What you'll be doing as a Planner;
Develop and maintain the schedule in accordance with the work breakdown structure (WBS), contracted scope, delivery dates, and financial baseline and Leonardo procedures
Work with the Project teams to ensure timely monthly updates
Ensure the schedule and SAP data are aligned to identify any data inaccuracies and proactively strive to correct any issues
Assess progress and analyse the impact of forecast changes (schedule and financial) to identify threats at the earliest opportunity
Work with the project team to perform critical path and 'what if' schedules
Identify schedule, cost variances, and work with the programme team and directly with business functions to establish corrective actions
Control the project baseline (schedule and financial) to reflect any contracted amendments Control the allocation of contingency reserve and updates to the schedule baseline ensuring alignment to the risk register
Produce internal and customer reports to confirm the project cost and schedule variance, future key milestones and to include earn value analysis
Generate purchase requisitions and perform service receipts to support project requirements
Provide planning support to the project teams
Executing all activities in accordance with Leonardo policy, procedure and processes
Establishing and implementing standards and best practice across Programmes or projects What we need from you;
Good knowledge of company products and organisation
Good written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work effectively within a team setting and to provide leadership when required
Effective and persuasive in building a network of contacts internally, creating strong relationships with all internal performing functional areas
Proficient in the use of SAP and Microsoft Project (as core planning tool) and other common Microsoft packages
Excellent analytical and planning skills with good attention to detail
Ability to learn quickly and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Ability to maintain a clear focus on goals & priorities
Excellent organisational and time management skills
Experience in the planning and scheduling of complex tasks within an aerospace or similar industrial environmentSecurity Clearance
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Life at Leonardo
With a company funded benefits package, a commitment to learning and development, and a flexible approach to working hours focused on the needs of both our employees and customers, a career with Leonardo has never offered as many opportunities or been more accessible to as many people.
Flexible Working: Flexible hours with hybrid working options. For part time opportunities, please talk to us
Company funded flexible benefits: Access to private healthcare, dental schemes, Workplace ISA, Go Green Car Scheme, technology and lifestyle options (£500 annual allowance)
Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays, option to buy/sell leave and to accrue up to 12 additional flexi leave days per year
Pension: Award winning pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)
Wellbeing: Employee Assistance Programme with access to free mental health support, financial wellbeing support and network groups to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to diversity & inclusion (Enable, Pride, Equalise, Reservists, Carers)
Lifestyle: Discounted Gym membership, Cycle to work scheme
Training: Free access to more than 4000 online courses via Coursera
Referral Incentive: You can earn a reward for successfully referring a friend or family member
Bonus: Scheme in place for all employees at management level and belowFor a full list of our company, benefits please visit our website.
Leonardo is a global high-tech company and one of the key players in Aerospace, Defence and Security. Headquartered in Italy, Leonardo has over 45,000 employees, of which 8,000 are based at 8 sites throughout the UK.
At Leonardo UK, we believe that a diverse and inclusive work environment unlocks our people's full potential and drives innovation and creativity. We work hard to offer a welcoming, accessible and inclusive place to work for all of our people, creating a culture where everyone can thrive, feel safe and have a sense of belonging and connection.
This is a great opportunity to bring your talents and form an integral part of Leonardo's future. We can help you develop your skills and offer great opportunities to develop and grow, so why not join us.
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