Project Planner


Marshall ADG

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Full Time
2y ago

Company Description

Founded in 1909, Marshall employs over 2,000 colleagues across the UK, North America, Northern Europe and the UAE. Headquartered on a 900-acre site in Cambridge, Marshall comprises a number of different business units - Military Aerospace, Land Systems, Advanced Composites, Fleet Solutions, Property, and Marshall Centre.

As an independent private company, Marshall seeks to develop and deliver long-term value to its customers, whilst remaining committed to enhancing the communities in which it operates and creating exciting opportunities for its people.

Marshall Land Systems has a proven pedigree of delivery - we support the UK Armed Forces and other allied military and security forces around the globe with innovative deployable infrastructure, maintenance and support programmes, logistics vehicles and platform integration. From the heat of the desert to sub-zero temperatures, our configurable shelters are deployed for use as temporary workshops, laboratories, medical facilities, command and control centres and communication hubs.

Our technical expertise is proven and our ability to manage and deliver on our promises is key to our reputation as the leader in our field.

We have ambitions to develop our world-leading presence further. If you want to make your mark in an organisation where people really matter, this could be the opportunity for you.

Job Description

The primary purpose of this role is to actively support the Land Systems Business Units in successful delivery of the project by leading the Planning & Scheduling activities for a key contract. Providing planning reports and metrics to satisfy the project and contractual requirements and undertaking appropriate analysis to identify timely interventions where necessary.

Key Result Areas & Main Duties

  • Responsible for leading the project planning and scheduling activities.
  • Generation and co-ordination of Project and Programme Level schedule reporting and analysis necessary to satisfy the contractual and project requirements.
  • Scenario modelling and assessment of schedule impact of risk events and proposed changes to the project Performance Measurement Baseline, contractual deliverables and project activity float.
  • Collation of all monthly progress updates to schedule including Work Package percentage complete and ETCs.  Update of the schedule and liaison with PCM and Project Managers to review progress and issues.  Support to month-end reforecast.  
  • Incorporation of that all authorised changes into the Project PMB within one reporting period.
  • Conduct Quantitative Schedule Risk Analysis (QSRA) to analyse the level of confidence of the Forecast Schedule and the contractual Deliverables Dates
  • Conduct Sensitivity Analysis and determine key drivers of the programme uncertainty
  • Suggest mitigation actions to reduce schedule uncertainty and risks, model the impact of the actions to compare pre-mitigated and post-mitigated confidence views.
  • Support ad-hoc duties.


  • Professional accreditation with the APM (or equivalent) 
  • Experience in implementing & delivering project planning services within complex environments throughout the project life cycle
  • Subject matter expertise in the application of Project planning tools & techniques, including but not limited to Primavera P6, Primavera Risk Analysis, MS Project etc
  • Internal & External Customer & Stakeholder Management
  • Experience in a technical environment within a relevant industry (Aerospace / Defence a distinct advantage, MoD experience also a benefit).

Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained, attainment of either an MoD SC (Security Check), appropriate UK Criminal Record Check or Foreign Police Check (whichever is applicable depending on duration of UK residency) and, as applicable, a medical assessment. Access to US technical data by employees requires prior Trade Control function approval. Clearance must be carried out against all applicable US export control authorisations.

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