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REQ ID: 76887
JOB TITLE: P6 Senior Planner
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 31/05/2022
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 is an opportunity to join the Jaguar Land Rover Programme Planning team who are using Primavera P6 to deliver an exciting multi billion pound portfolio of new vehicles/engines and software. You’ll operate within a vehicle programme team as the Senior Planner, supporting the programme team in transitioning to the new way of working and ensuring on-time delivery of the programme.

 

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

 

•    Development and management of integrated schedules, using Primavera P6 
•    Work with all members of the programme team to ensure their functional work and workstreams plans supports the programme plan
•    Identify areas of risk and conflict within the plans and develop contingency plans
•    Compile management reports and associated metrics to support management reviews
•    Guide the programme through the initial contracting of schedule management at the start of the programme. The creation of the programme plan and associated sub-plans, and the management and tracking of the plan through to fruition
•    Provide guidance, advice and coaching to the programme team and the wider planning function
•    Ensure compliance with all data quality and systems alignment standards
•    Provide guidance and act as mentor to more junior planners


 
WHAT YOU’LL NEED

 

Essential:

  • A planning mindset; including understanding the principles of schedule creation, management, and critical path analysis
  • Experience in the use of schedule management software (e.g. Primavera P6 or MS Project)
  • Strong stakeholder management and influencing skills to enable you to identify, navigate, and ultimately resolve any issues in the plan

 

Desirable:

  • Experienced user of Primavera P6
  • Programme Management qualifications (e.g. APM/PMP)
  • Understanding of the PCDS Process
  • Experience of working on major projects in a relevant industry concerned with new product development (e.g. Automotive, Aerospace, Defence, Nuclear, Rail, Oil and Gas)

 

 

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.

 

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 

 

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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