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Project Planner / Project Controller

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2 Jan 2023

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MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the future of defence.Project Planners & Project ControllersSalary:£40K to £50K (dependent on experience) + bonus + benefitsHybrid working pattern: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working-typically 2/3 days per week onsiteMBDA is a world leading defence organisation, with more than 12,000 people worldwide, of which 4,000 employed across our UK sites. Glassdoor has recently ranked MBDA among the top 10 Best Places to Work in 2022 in the UK for work/life balance. We have also achieved three Gold Investors in People Awards for investing in apprentices, wellbeing and people!The opportunity:With the recent growth across our Project Control function, we have opportunities for enthusiastic and motivated Project Planners and Project Controllers to join our team, where you will have an opportunity to grow your skills and develop your career within a collaborative and encouraging environment.What we are looking for from you:Planning experience - ranging from detailed planning to summary level milestone delivery plans.Capability in creating and maintaining project structures (WBS/CBS/OBS)Experience in generating and analysing project performance data (schedule, resource, and cost).Ability to perform and analyse SRA/Critical Path Analysis/EVMMotivation to determine root cause and identify corrective actionExperience of Project Management Toolsets (SAP/ARM/Primavera/Oracle Unifier)Knowledge of Baseline Management and Change ControlAccountability for project data - owning the quality of the project control reporting suiteAbility to influence, work independently and be part of an integrated multi-functional teamClear communication skills and the ability to foster collaborative working relationships with colleagues at all levelsAbility to prioritise workload and manage conflicting demandsWhilst not essential, it would be beneficial if you have the following:Understanding and involvement in Project Estimate at Completion/Forecast Cost at Completion reviews.Risk & Opportunities / What- If analysisUnderstanding of resource loaded schedulesWhat we offer:Clear development path within MBDAOpportunity to pursue leadership and subject matter expert pathsEncouragement to achieve recognised (PMI) qualificationBecome a valued member of the growing Project Management and Control function, with opportunities to work across varied domestic and international projects.Working in an exciting and changing environment, there are opportunities to contribute and make a difference in delivering capability to our customers.What to expect:We offer opportunities for career progression, paid overtime (subject to level), bonus scheme, comprehensive pension package, annual salary review, collaborative working environment and excellent on-site facilities.We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are seeking flexible working arrangements.Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.Please Note:MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.#LI-SC1


Together. For the future of defence.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to the UK and their allies. Regarded as one of the most trusted suppliers of defence solutions in Europe, we have a relationship with the UK military spanning back over 70 years.

Whether it’s designing a future concept for the British Army, managing the procurement of a missile component or harnessing their expertise in software in order to integrate one of our products on to the newest fighter jet, all of our employees are a part of delivering a more secure tomorrow.

In addition to being the only defence company on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2022 list, MBDA are also recognised nationally with three Investors in People Gold Awards (People, Apprenticeships, and Wellbeing), a top 10 finisher on the Best Big Companies to Work For 2022 league tables.   

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Our Values 

Our values are at the core of everything we do and shape the culture of our organisation. No matter what role, our people from leadership to entry-level encompass these values knowing that they are working towards the same common goal, sharing a bigger purpose in order to protect national security and enable strategic independence.

Through promoting change with Innovation, taking ownership through Commitment, building trust through Integrity, inspiring others through Passion and encouraging collaboration through Team Spirit, we have created a place where people feel connected with each other and valued in our community.



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