Planning Managers are required on initial 6 month contracts working on a hybrid basis for BAE Systems Barrow. Some site presence will be required but this is still to be confirmed and will be negotiable for the right candidate. The Planning Manager will run a team or teams supporting the Head of PM&C, providing practitioner capability in the establishment and maintenance of project control systems. This could also be in a Programme or Project Management Office.
The Planning Manager:
Will support for the PM&C strategy in the Business or project.
Will liaise with other business functions will be essential to the delivery of progress and performance information for Projects/ Programmes/ Portfolios. Has extensive knowledge and understanding of Business & Projects/ Programmes/ Portfolios.
Has extensive knowledge of a range of PM&C methodologies and toolsets.
Has extensive knowledge of the PM career framework including with Professional institutions
Has comprehensive knowledge of PM governance and assurance processes and may be an LCM/IBR Assessor.
Will have significant knowledge & experience of influencing internal and external stakeholders.
Will have a strong ability to capture, evaluate and share good practice.
Has functional knowledge that spans several different disciplines which contribute to project decisions and successful outcomes
Accountable for the development and implementation of appropriately tailored Project Management practices.
Accountable for ensuring all aspects of PM practices are effectively applied.
Share good practice with others in the application of Project Management methodologies and toolsets.
Experienced professional with extensive knowledge of Project Management (tools, techniques, practices) and good knowledge of other functions such as Commercial & Finance.
Able to develop innovative solutions to complex issues in a wider Business context.
Extensive understanding of the Business environment for own project and teams.
The Planning, Monitoring & Control Manager will be recognised as an experienced Project Management practitioner within the wider Business.
The Planning Manager demonstrates good commercial awareness & how it integrates within own and wider project areas. Developed communication and diplomacy skills. Able to persuade and influence internal & external stakeholders, often at senior levels internally, sometimes externally.
Controls resources and policy formation in wider area of responsibility. Limited guidance needed from seniors.
University level education or professional qualifications gained through industry.
Professional PM Qualification or years of practical experience gained through application of Project Management.
Expect to be an LCM Assessor.
Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance.
- Coaching And Mentoring
- Commercial Awareness
- Control Systems