Project Planning

Project Planning Luton, East of England, England

Full Time Luton, East of England, England 34994 - 77381 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Closing Date:

This vacancy may close at any time, if this role is of interest to you we recommend you apply as soon as possible.

The Opportunity

Planning is fundamental for the successful delivery of our projects and activities at Leonardo and our Project Planning team holds the responsibility for delivering this service in support of the Company’s goals and objectives. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals at varying levels of experience to join our team, and who are able to work collaboratively as part of an Integrated Project Team to deliver projects involving cutting edge aerospace technology and services for customers in the UK and Internationally.

Based at multiple sites across the UK, Leonardo is a global leader in defence electronics and delivers mission critical systems and services including situational awareness, electronic warfare and surveillance across the land, sea, air, cyber and space domains. With our breadth of projects and services, the level of investment in future technologies and our culture which is biased to recognise our employees as the key factor to our success, a role at Leonardo will provide you with the support, development and challenge to grow, develop your skills and achieve your ambitions- the sky really isn’t the limit at Leonardo as you will see from our technology!

What you will do

Aside from being an integral part of a dynamic and thriving environment, why choose Leonardo?

  • Flexible working: We offer our employees the time and flexibility they need to enjoy a balanced life through flexible hours and part time options
  • Custom working: The role may be a mixture of home based and onsite
  • Flexible benefits: Our company-funded approach to flexible benefits allows employees to make choices appropriate for them. Each employee has access to a wide choice of lifestyle, health and wellbeing options best suited to their individual lifestyle goals.
  • Network groups: To demonstrate our ongoing commitment to diversity & inclusion we have network groups for
  • Carers (employees caring for families or friends)
  • Enable (supporting people with disabilities)
  • Equalise (development of a gender balanced workforce)
  • Pride (promoting equality for all LGBTQ+ individuals)
  • We also work in partnership with AFBE (Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers).
  • Training: Free access to Coursera which provides more than 4,000 online courses
  • Continuous Learning: You will be supported in your ongoing professional development though training and mentoring
  • Investors in People: We are proud recipients of the Investors in People Gold Award
  • Employee Assistance Programme: Providing free and confidential mental health support
  • Annual leave: We offer 25 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays and 8 flexi days

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What we are looking for

  • Proactive and motivated team players who can work collaboratively both within the function and the wider Integrated Project team, acting as an advocate and role model for good planning process
  • Experience in industry standard planning and scheduling techniques preferably using SAP and/or Primavera P6
  • Experience in identifying interrogating and advising on project performance data including cost control, EVM, risk, resource management and schedule variance
  • Demonstrable experience in successfully planning projects of varying levels of complexity and in different stages of the Project Lifecycle.
  • Ability to constructively challenge the project performance and data with the IPT to ensure the project plans and schedules reflect reality and mitigate risk to the business
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral, with advanced experienced in Microsoft Excel and Power Point in support of this requirement.
  • Experience of project controls and understanding of governance mechanisms required to ensure project controls are successfully delivered.
  • Experience in supporting bid activities through schedule development, risk management and governance
  • Analytical and logical nature with a strong desire for continuous improvement
  • Able to recognise, develop and maintain strong stakeholder relationships at all levels

This vacancy may close at any time, if this role is of interest to you we recommend you apply as soon as possible.

Life at Leonardo

Discover life at Leonardo – a company for extraordinary people

Our UK locations

We have offices around the UK, including Basildon, Bristol, Edinburgh, Lincoln, Luton, Southampton and Yeovil

Committed to Inclusion

We are committed to creating a working environment that is designed to provide everyone with the opportunity to succeed.

Project Planning
London, United Kingdom
Alessandro Profumo
$2 to $5 billion (USD)
5001 to 10000 Employees
Company - Public
Aerospace & Defence
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