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Lead Planning, Monitoring & Control Professional - Planning

  • Location: Barrow
  • Salary: Up to £38.90 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Defence Team
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  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: 01/11/2022
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 01 July 2022
  • Job Ref: BAE084350_1653063569

Role Description

The individual in this role will manage the PM&C processes of a small project, or a part of a larger, more complex project, (such as a particular work package), or will support a Project Manager or Head of Project with aspects of managing PM&C on a larger project. At this level the incumbent may lead a small team of professional staff (typically up to 5), being responsible for managing their delivery and performance and providing appraisal and support to their development. They will have a level of experience in one or more areas of PM&C practice and be expected to be able to adapt and apply these practices in different circumstances, to develop these practices and to guide and instruct others in their application.

Main Responsibilities

  • Accountable as a member of the PM&C team for supporting development and implementation of appropriately tailored PM&C practices.
  • May have supervisory responsibilities for up to 5 staff. Expected to provide technical support to team members. Accountable for ensuring one or more aspects of PM&C practices in the project are suitable for purpose.
  • No budget responsibilities would the expected at this level from a financial perspective, but there are likely to be time and resource constraints.

Desirable skills

  • Good understanding of the structure, organisation, processes and culture of Line of Business, so as to be able to support implementation of appropriate PM&C approaches.
  • Applies problem solving techniques to situations of moderate complexity in the field of PM&C, taking requirements and data from internal (project) sources and external (customer, competitor and academic) areas.
  • An ability to gather information. Supports development of solutions and of implementation approaches.
  • Ability to capture, adopt and share good practice.
  • A comprehensive understanding of how team integrates with others teams & projects in order to achieve objectives.
  • Work is typically within standardised processes and practices, accuracy of tasks is impactful.
  • Direct impact on the performance of the team.
  • Responsible for training members of the team, monitoring their quality of work and contributing to pay decisions
  • Quality and timeliness of work reflects on the effectiveness of the immediate team.
  • Business acumen that goes beyond immediate team. Make judgments, recommendations and advises on analysis of factual information.
  • Impact in terms of providing services/information on matters that assist others in controlling or making decisions.
  • Job involves regular exchange of information and handling of difficult conversations.
  • Communication exchange can be complex and could involve sensitive information.
  • Diplomacy skills required in order to work across business boundaries to achieve optimum solutions.
  • Will need to participate in negotiations and influence operational managers primarily internally at all levels.
  • Problem solving most likely to apply in an existing Business environment and also in a new Business environment.

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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