Senior Project Planner

Luton, United Kingdom (UK), [001172]

Field(s) of expertise
Project and Service Management
Job type

About this job

Experienced planning professional required to support delivery of large challenging engineering development programme

The role:

  • A senior project planner is a key member of the IPT (integrated project team) who coordinates and schedules the delivery of the project plan.
  • You will be analysing project performance, looking for workarounds, working with the team to maintain the schedule and deliver on time


The person:

  • Energetic, analytical, persuasive and passionate about planning
  • Working with the project team, collectedly responsible for the design, manufacture and delivery of avionics equipment.
  • Leonardo offers an excellent package and development opportunities


  • Mark-up meetings and progress reviews
  • Analysis of schedule performance
  • Looking for workaround’s recovery plans
  • Analyse and reconcile costs
  • Reviewing and scheduling resource allocations
  • Supporting project reporting and performance reviews


You really must have:

  • Excellent scheduling experience
  • Great soft skills
  • An analytical curious mind
  • Good numeracy
  • A determined mind-set
  • A collaborative nature


It would be nice if you had:

  • Primavera experience
  • Risk management skills
  • Earned value management experience
  • Very strong IT skills
  • Defence sector experience

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