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  • Project planner

    Do you have the focus, skills and determination to help create ambitious and innovative work programmes?

  • Project planners in a meeting

    Quick summary

    Our project planners monitor and update the wide range of projects within our programme of work, ensuring that each of these extensive and complex pieces of work runs smoothly and efficiently.

    Starting salary £39,200 - £44,100

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    What’s involved?

    You’ll be using your experience and skills to make sure that our huge portfolio of work is a success. This includes regular monitoring and updating, work breakdowns and plans to ensure we hit our objectives. You’ll ensure that all plans are appropriately resourced and cost loaded. It’s a job for a focused and ambitious individual who thrives on the responsibility for keeping complex jobs running.

    You’ll need detailed knowledge of Primavera P3e and an understanding of the wider Project Management Framework, with experience in management, planning or delivery of large projects. You’ll also need a working knowledge of investment programme and project controls and a strong knowledge of earned value management, plus milestone and key performance indicator reporting.

    You’ll keep an eye on progress and anticipate problems to keep everything on track, including creating recovery and contingency plans. Plus you’ll monitor and audit contractor plans and planning processes for compliance with our procedures.

    You don’t need specific rail industry experience: what we’re looking for is motivation and natural flair for dealing with people at all levels.