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Planning Capability Lead

Planning Capability Lead

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  • Contract
  • Bristol
  • 80/Hour £

Techniche Global

Techniche Global are supporting an engineering defence contractor to appoint a Project Planning & Scheduling Lead

This role creates an exciting challenge to the successful candidate, providing them with the opportunity to shape a new role in a new organisational structure and to take a leading role in the business.  There are a wide variety of cutting edge programmes in the Mission Systems domain, covering a number of technical subjects, including complex weapon systems, state of the art communication systems and counter-drone technology to name but a few.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Develop and maintain a strong project planning & scheduling community, capability and culture across our Mission Systems business.
  • Ensure related best practice approaches, governance and techniques, in line with Group policies
  • Supporting the integration of new enterprise level planning & scheduling management toolsets, ensuring standardised and co-ordinate use across the entire portfolio.
  • Supporting development / training of individuals in planning & scheduling practices and techniques and mentoring / coaching a range of individuals from across the business.

Skills and experience: 

  • Proven experience in a similar role with the gravitas to lead from the front
  • Significant experience of project planning & scheduling management, control techniques and approaches.
  • Significant experience in the use, administration and database maintenance of scheduling toolsets such as P6 (preferred) and MSP.
  • Comprehensive experience of delivering/leading planning & scheduling management within projects and programmes for large and technically complex equipment or system delivery contracts.
  • Experience of implementing / working within project planning & scheduling related governance frameworks 
  • Experience of using ERP systems, including IFS (or similar) is desirable.

British Passport holders only 

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