Project Planner - Contract (Birmingham)

Birmingham
£250 - £300 per day

Are you a project planner with expertise within the UK Rail industry, experienced with MS Project or Primavera and interested in developing your career credentials by working for a major rail business with expansive contractual commitments to introduce new fleets of trains?

Ford & Stanley, Rail recruitment specialists are delighted to be working with a UK rail business that has several high profile and exciting projects that require the skills of a capable planner who can support the development of project plans and work packages.

The Opportunity

This is a contract position and will run for an initial 3-month period.

Location(s)

Birmingham City Centre

Role & Responsibilities

With prior demonstrable experience working on MS Project or Primavera, developing plans and work packages for several ongoing projects, you will be expected to:

  • Liaise with Project Managers to define a project
  • Map out work packages to develop structured, departmental plans.
  • Liaise with Internal Stakeholders to develop requirements, scoping and planning workshops.
  • Create project plans using Microsoft Project or Primavera.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be an experienced Project Planner, ideally with a knowledge and experience of the Rail Industry and Rolling Stock introduction processes. You must:

  • Have experience of either Primavera or Microsoft Project (ideally both).
  • Be a confident user of Excel
  • Be able to communicate effectively on all levels with a wide variety of audiences.
  • Be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative.
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
Contract

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