Project Planner

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Location: Milton Keynes, GB
Salary: Circa £24,000 - £38,000 Depending on experience and skill sets
Job Type: Permanent
Date Posted: 15 February 2012
Recruiter: Network Rail Ltd
Salary: Circa £24,000 - £38,000 Depending on experience and skill sets

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain’s railway. From the rejuvenation of King’s Cross station and the upgrade and expansion of Thameslink, to Europe’s largest civil engineering project – Crossrail - we are involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures the UK has ever seen. This will help us deliver the better railway that is vital for the economic prosperity of this country, transforming how people travel and make a massive difference to passengers and freight users right across Britain.

Department & how it relates to the role:

Using your expertise in project planning you will work closely with Programme and Project Managers to develop a project work breakdown structure and project plan so projects can be monitored efficiently and professionally.

The National Signalling and Level Crossing Programme Team is part of the Asset Management - Signalling, Power & Communication organisation. It undertakes national level crossing renewals and other HQ signalling initiatives.

As an experienced Project Planner you will be responsible for monitoring programmes and regular updates for a large portfolio of complex work projects. You will have a detailed knowledge of Primavera P3e and an understanding of the wider Project Management Framework.

A strong knowledge of earned value management and milestone and KPI reporting will also help you to keep control of the variety of projects, ensuring that they are delivered to the high standard expected.

It’s not necessary for you to have rail industry experience. In fact, what will set you apart is your motivation and natural flair for dealing with people at all levels.

Do you have….?

· Extensive experience in working with P3e?
· Experience in management, planning or delivery of major construction and engineering projects?
· A working knowledge of investment programme and project controls processes and systems?
· Able to manage data in a proficient and competent manner?

Are you….?

Motivated and confident?
Able to communicate with people at all levels?
Enthusiastic with excellent attention to detail?
Ambitious to progress within the organisation?

What can we offer you….?

At Network Rail, you have the chance to develop a long, rewarding career. There are many different career paths - and many opportunities to fulfil your potential. After all, we believe that investing in our people via training and development is one of the most effective ways of improving the safety, reliability and efficiency of the railway. You can expect competitive pay, a bonus scheme and a choice of contributory pension schemes. We also offer a generous annual leave package, plus up to 75% discount on season rail tickets.

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