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REQ ID: 57341
JOB TITLE: Agile Project Planner, Programme Management
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 28/10/2021
LOCATION: Gaydon
 
We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.

WHAT TO EXPECT

 

This role will support the delivery, planning, reporting and co-ordination of specific vehicle or unit projects.

 

As a Project Planner within the Agile framework, you will be involved in a kaleidoscope of activities supporting the Programme Manager with the progression of daily activities including (but not limited to) interacting with a large cross functional team across multiple locations requesting updates, chasing status and next steps. Obtaining commitments for activities, compiling and progressing specific activities to support the efficient delivery of workstreams to meet key milestones and gateways.

 

  • Support the delivery of projects through utilisation of both Agile and waterfall techniques and toolsets
  • Interacting with teams both within and outside the Agile Framework
  • Supporting the Programme manager with progression of daily activities
  • Creating and chasing metrics to support showcase events
  • Presenting squad status within Group Sync activities
  • Leading governance activities for the project including Risk management and lessons learned
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested
  • Supporting squad’s to understand and practice agile framework
  • Ensuring Jira environment is effectively mapped to support delivery of product increments

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

 

  • Understanding of Project Management skills, knowledge and experience in relevant fields of automotive, engineering or manufacturing.
  • Strong stakeholder management and influencing skills; able to build and maintain strong relationships and implement new ways of working
  • Strong Presentation skills

 

Personal Profile

 

  • An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable.
  • An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment.
  • An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium term planning
  • A resilient and enthusiastic who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs
  • A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas
  • An effective team player, actively develops and supports team members

 

SO WHY US?

Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.

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