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Trainee Project Planner

LeicesterEmerson Electric Co


SUMMARY  OF  ROLE
 
The primary objective of the Trainee Project Planner will be to reach a level of competency consistent with providing a WBS, Project Scheduling, Analysis & Reporting Function to the Project Management Group.
To achieve this, you will need to learn and understand a diverse range of project management and project support roles within the Project Management Group.
 
SPECIFIC  JOB  RESPONSIBILITIES
 
•Work with Business Unit Management to set pricing strategies for the OEM market in Provide a Project Scheduling function to the Project Management Group in Leicester
•Provide WBS & schedule support to the Sales/Proposals Team to ensure client confidence and improve estimates.
•Development of a guide for the work breakdown structures necessary to allow the projects to be controlled and planned in line with Deliverable based activities.
•Work with the Project Managers to clearly identify the allocation of resources to each WBS and set up mechanism within the business system to control the booking of hours to the identified tasks.
•Provide loaded plans to enable the monitoring of the Schedule performance.
•Develop standard reporting sets to provide project progress, milestone reports, float erosion, deviation reports, etc.
•Assist with change control and impacts of change on existing schedule.
•Provide progress updates and provide advice and guidance on schedule recovery.
•Ongoing analysis of the improvement opportunities in resource utilisation.
•Introduce a planning culture across local and Best Cost Centres to ensure the understanding of the benefits of good planning techniques and best practice
•Where appropriate combine scheduling, analysis and reporting functions across multiple projects to report as a program.
•Be the primary interface between the PM Group and Best Cost Planning Team.
•Interface with local PMs & Engineers to establish WBS, Schedule & Progress reporting.
•Be the primary customer interface for scheduling discussions & interactions with customer planners

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